Foldscope activity challenge Day 7

Feb 15th, 18:04/ Night shift street activity. It was dark already when I left home walking aimlessly hopefully to find some kids. Since I was late that day I tried to come up with more appealing excess to pass because I had long day and it was already getting dark so kids will be home…

Foldscope activity challenge Day 6

Feb 14th, 18:30 / Topic: Mental Health of Science Communicator.Big shopping center + Bazaar (showcase event of products) = crowd of families with kids around. I wanted to spend time with my family and do the activity there. In first glance one may assume, that day was most productive one so far, yet it was…

Foldscope activity challenge Day 5

Feb 13th, 17:00 / Gradually I noticed the duration of activity was decreasing day after another due to some reasons for example how I reacted to things happened and the expectations I had did not match the reality. I faced things I did not encounter them before nor thought of them, all made me feel…

Foldscope activity challenge Day 4

Feb 12th, 15:00/ Full of excitement, I tried to make it to the appointment with group of kids who I met on (day-2) to meet up again for extended workshop. I was 5 minutes late, then after waiting around 20 more minutes it was unexpected no one showing up because I thought they will be…

Foldscope activity challenge Day 3

Feb 11th, 17:00 / First street tour to find kids playing around. Some drama happened as well because of misunderstanding by a lady who thought kids should not stand with strangers, which is right -Read the story at the end-. My teenage cousin was with me that day to help take some good pictures along…

Foldscope activity challenge Day 2

Feb, 10th – 17:24pm/ Bringing science to street. I had to take the challenge to street and do everything -including taking pictures- by myself without team!This unplanned transition occurred due to couple reasons and it brought also many other unexpected incidences later -will share eventually within each day what happened- Two main reasons why I…

Foldscope activity 21-day challenge

On Feb 8, 2022/ I challenged myself to do science public outreach using Foldscope as a tool in my local community Iraq, Kirkuk for kids consistently without skipping a day. Starting today March 10th, I will update this post continuously to add more information about my adventures.So if you are curious about exciting stories (how…

Foldscope activity challenge Day 1

2022-02-09 Wednesday 17:00 +3GMT First day of the challenge started in a kids fair called “Al-Sanafer”. I involved my young brother and cousins to so they gain new experience and try new format of Team making in science public outreach for target audience being “Kids”. Link to their facebook post We prepared different slides both…

Entrega de 20 Foldscope Kits a alumnos de la secundaria “Experimental”, Xalapa MEXICO

UNA VENTANA AL MUNDO MICRO

Nos dimos cita en la escuela “Experimental” para continuar con la entrega de microacopios foldscope.

Este programa resulta un éxito para estimular la investigación científica de alumnos de primaria y secundaria. Nos llena de alegría ver la emoción con la que niñas y niños aprenden y se divierten con sus microscopios, curioseando con hojas, insectos, gotas de agua y hasta sus cabellos.

Con ciencia y tecnología #DDEXalapa #foldscope

Introducing Foldscope App

All, Thrilled to announce and share the Foldscope app; live at iOS store. You all know this has been under development for a while; it’s such a joy to share this with all of you. Please go download it and give it a spin. I am writing this post from the app itself. A key…

Conquistando el microcosmos online

El increíble microuniverso natural está a la espera de su conquista. Te ayudaremos a que con un Foldscope y tu curiosidad, te conviertas en una excelente persona cazadora del microcosmos.

A view of Paint Brush in Microscopy

Today I and my small scientist Ms. Sri Lakshmi decide to paint some drawings by using a paintbrush. Suddenly we thought to see the soft brush bristle in microscopy. Once after completing the painting we have opened our foldscope kit and seen the microscopic images of the same. Those images I am attaching with this…

Foldscope Workshop in Novi Sad, Serbia

This past summer I had a pleasure of meeting Prof. Manu Prakash and getting a tour of his wonderful lab at Stanford University. Our conversation about the importance of resourcefulness, open-source knowledge, and accessibility of scientific tools inspired me organize an outreach event in my hometown in Serbia. Brainstorming with my friends from high school…

Science engagement is new hope!

Congratulations Foldscope India for reaching a new milestone by training 100,000 kids. I am super proud of this amazing news. What an achievement! Very inspiring for Foldscope Iraq as an emerging movement. Your efforts are pushing us to do a lot more.Please read more for our vision (What, How and Why we do)… Thanks, Mo…

Un nuevo taller con Foldscope

Un nuevo taller de “Conquistando el microcosmos con Foldscope” se llevó a cabo a través de nuestra iniciativa Join the Node en el Colegio Nuestro Mundo de la ciudad de Xalapa, Veracruz. La escuela nos recibió con el excelente entusiasmo del grupo de niños de quinto grado. Todos cuestionantes y muy abiertos a la discusión…

Popularization of Science Fair

Date: 29th Nov. 2019Place: St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), MumbaiDescription:On 29th Nov. 2019, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Mumbai, organized a DBT-CTEP funded day-long science fair to showcase the undergraduate research work being done in college and the opportunities in science. More than 200 school and junior college students and accompanying teachers from South Mumbai (as also…

Iraqi Kindergarten pupils meet Foldscope

On Thursday 2019 – 11 – 28 we had a fantastic morning at Nasa’em Kindergarten with pupils age 4-5 years old. We started with a brief presentation as introductory to make the subject relevant to them. Later we did a hands-on practical demonstration and show them live mounts eg. Rotifer. And from prepared slides Fern…

Train the trainers @ DGVC on 27, Aug & 5, Sep, 2019

Train the trainers workshops were conducted this year after the I years got inducted and settled in their classes. Ten Students from I B.Sc.Physics and I B.Sc. Maths attended these training 27, August and 5, Sep after College hours. These students mainly took samples of pollen and parts of flowers from our campus and water…

DBT Foldscope Workshop @ CTTE College, Chennai, on 22, Aug, 2019

Under DBT Foldscope scheme, One Day Workshop on DBT Foldscope- Assembly & Usage was conducted at CTTE College, Chennai on 22, Aug, 2019. Nearly 50 students from various classes of B.Sc. Physics participated in this workshop enthusiastically. Our volunteers who guided the participants belong to four different generation of Foldscopers of our College. This is…

Workshop for Ramakrishna Mission group of schools, Chennai

Under DBT Foldscope project, we could reach out to nearly 90 students and 10 Science teachers and Science activity room staff of Ramakrishna Mission group of Schools, Chennai. Students and teachers from their three different schools participated in this workshop on 13, Aug, 2019.

Conquistando el microcosmos con Foldscope

En esta breve nota los invitamos a conocer el microcosmos. Promovamos los talleres de aprendizaje de la microciencia y conozcamos el tejido que une la vida en nuestro planeta.