Hiding of Rotifers

Phylum:  Class:   Eurotatoria Order:  Bdelloidea Commonly known as:  Wheel or whirling animals Commonly found in:  Brackish or marine habitats, still water such as lake bottom, in soil, or on mosses. Mobility: Sessile (immobile) Reproduction: Sexually or parthenogeneic. Rotifers are planktonic, size ranges from 1mm-3mm and may have different body shapes such as sac-shaped, spherical, cylindrical, wide…

Exploring!

Date: 20th Jun 2018Place: Life Science Lab, St Xavier’s College (Autonomous), MumbaiDescription: My first few Foldscope images! Exploring was fun! I looked at a plant leaf that I picked on my way to college, some soil from the college garden and a run-away thread from my cotton dress. Observations:The leaf section was too thick and…

Workshop for Zoology students on Foldscope

Students of MSc Zoology, Barkatulla University, bhopal have experienced the microscopic view under Foldscope. They are working on Mosquitoes in their dissertation and have tried their larva and adult mosquito slides under foldscope.

A foldscope in a geocache – San Francisco

Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a mobile device to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, at specific locations marked by coordinates all over the world. So with my super-user friend @babo989 we decided to put a foldscope in a geocache hoping the people will us it, post discoveries…

Two-day workshop on Foldscope for school students of RMNH camp.

Students from different schools and classes attended nature study camp at Regional Museum of Natural History, Bhopal. These students were given the workshop on Foldscope (Collection, Identification and Demonstration) of Foldscope by Barkatullah University, Bhopal On first day students got informed on field about the Collection of aquatic microorganisms from the lake and on the…

Poster Presentation on Foldscope for Nagaland educational faculties visit under Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat mission

A team of Professors from various colleges of Nagaland visited Barkatullah University, Bhopal under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat mission. They have been given the information about Foldscope and its application by a poster presentation. Dr Llimatemjen, Associate Professor, Dept. Of Zoology, Kohima Science College, Jotsoma, Kohima have shown interest in further collaborative work with…

Indian borage

(also known as mexicon mint) Scientific name: Plectranthus amboinicus Student names : Bharathi kumari,Shilpashree College name: CMR National PU college ,ITPL Description: Clade: Angiosperms , Order: Lamiales , Family: Lamiaceace , Genus: Plectranthus , Spieces: P.amboinicus, Fig .1. Stoma of a leaf under a microscope Fig .2. Stomata of leaf under foldscope . In botany, a stoma (also stomate; plural stomata) is…

BLUE BOTTLE FLY

STUDENT NAMES: Keenisha Kannan, Jasmine Kaur and Jhanavi.H COLLEGE/SCHOOL: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore. SPECIMEN: Blue Bottle fly SPECIMEN OBSERVED AT: CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore on 27nd August 2019 We observed various parts of a housefly in our biology lab under foldscope. The specimen was provided by Anjali Manoj Scientific name: Calliphora…