Common River School, Aleta Wendo, Ethiopia

Assembling demonstration Foldscopes before workshop with teen volunteersGrade 4 students view plant pollen with microbiologist Dave KyselaMicrobiologis Dave Kysela of Université de Montreal shows students how to assemble a FoldscopeGrade 5 students view human hairs!Common River School science teacher helps a student view the sample.Grade 5 students of Common River School Dr. Kysela explains how...

Foldscopes at UCT Youth Open Day – 4/30/19

Last Tuesday, the University of Cape Town (UCT) opened its doors to some eager high school students from local township schools for a Youth Open Day outreach event. This event was organized by a lovely UCT medical student I met recently, Theodora, who is part of the Career Development UCT Surgical Society. I met Theo…

Workshop on Foldscope at Universal Bee Club

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta organized a one day workshop on Foldscope at Universal Bee Club, Bauria, and West Bengal in collaboration with Howrah Vigyan Chetna Samannaya. 25 beekeepers from various parts of West Bengal participated in this workshop. Introductory session- At first, a brief introduction on Foldscope was given to the participants….

Beekeeping training summer camp at Universal Bee Club

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta organized a workshop on Foldscope at Beekeeping training summer camp, at Universal Bee Club, Bauria, West Bengal in collaboration with Howrah Vigyan Chetna Samannaya. Introductory session-In this camp, the brief idea of melissopalynology and the use of melissopalynology for evaluation of honey was given to the beekeepers. Demonstration…

28th April, 2019: Foldscope workshop at NCMR, Pune

It was a great experience organizing this workshop for school students in Pune at the National Centre for Microbial Resource (NCMR-NCCS) with Dr. Praveen Rahi’s help. The students had a great time, and it was wonderful to see the excitement on their faces as they assembled their Foldscope and viewed all sorts of samples. I…

One day workshop on Foldscope at Baghmundi village of Purulia, West Bengal, India

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, in collaboration with Howrah Vigyan Chetna Samannaya, organised a one day workshop on the morning of 15th April 2019 at Bongada Bidu Chandan Birda Gaarh Primary School, Purulia, West Bengal, India. Introductory Session- The session started with giving a basic idea of how small our naked eyes can…

One day with foldscope at the Srijan arts school, Purulia, West Bengal, India

A one-day workshop was conducted in Srijan Arts School, Balaram, Purulia, West Bengal, India. Students from different classes were present. To them, The concept of the microscope was in itself a fascinating thing. When a paper microscope was introduced to them, they were excited to observe the microcosmos through the Foldscope. Introductory Session The session…

One day workshop on Foldscope at Purulia

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, organised a one day workshop at C.S.N High School, Balarampur, Purulia, West Bengal, India on 13th April 2019. Introductory Session- The workshop started with Dr. Punarbasu Chaudhuri, giving the basic idea of foldscope and the microscopic world to the participants. The participants were students of standard 6 to…

Cape Town Escapades with Foldscope!

To the many Foldscoping thrills ahead of me in Cape Town! If you were to tell me a year ago that I’d be in Cape Town for a quarter off my university studies, I probably would’ve looked left and right, then accepted my ignorance by saying “Uhh, what? Where exactly is Cape Town, and what’s…

ROLE OF FOLDSCOPE IN ORGANIC FARMING

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, organised a workshop on “Role of Foldscope in Organic Farming” at Vivekananda Institute of Biotechnology, Sri Ramkrishna Ashram, Nimpith, West Bengal, India on 6th April, 2019. Introductory phase- In this phase, basic introduction of foldscope was given to all the participants. Demonstration Phase- In this phase, we demonstrated…

One day workshop on foldscope at the Nature Study camp

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, organised a workshop on, “Magnify your curiosity- Explore The Microcosmos with Foldscope” at Joygopalpur, West Bengal, India on 27th March 2019. Introductory phase- The workshop started with giving a basic idea of nature to the participants. After that, a brief idea of the microscopic world was given to…

One Day Workshop on the use of Foldscope

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta jointly with Department of Physics, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Adarsha Mahavidyalaya, organised a workshop on Foldscope on 28th March 2019. Introductory Session- Since the participants of this workshop previously had exposure to foldscope, the workshop was for advanced students. This session began with a basic introduction to foldscope and…

Introducing Foldscope to Bunch of Degree students from Assam

A Batch of 54 Students of Chemistry , Botany and Zoology from Kaziranga University and Jorhat Kendriya Mahavidyalaya respectively and were introduced with Foldscope and its trial application on sericulture dated on 13th March, 2019 . They were also updated about the other ongoing on works related to foldscope on microcosmos site all over the…

Wish Challenge

Hello Foldscope community, Let’s make some changes in the way we use this community. Usually being part of a challenge moves us to be active continuously and work hard. So what I would like to suggest is to turn Microcosmos platform to a Q & A game challenge to fulfil a wish. Read more below,…

Technological Exhibition Fair-SKUAST-K

Educating Youth, School Children, Farmers, Scientists, Dignitaries, TV correspondents and others about ‘Use Of Foldscope For Detection Of Fake Saffron’. This is the first report on such use from anywhere in the world and is being standardized in our lab. Excellent and successful two days at Technology Exhibition Fair (Kissan Mela) at SKUAST-K on 9th…

Introducing Foldscope in my college’s annual festival

This time I wanted to take bigger step and organize for presenting the amazing Foldscope at crowded festival. Now after everything is done I am happily writing to you step by step the preparation for the festival, experience and lessons I learned. And of course about the festival it self. Happy reading 1) The Idea…

樋井川さんぽ (福岡市) Hii River Walk in Fukuoka, Japan

皆さんこんにちは!Hi everyone! 3月23日に福岡県福岡市を流れる樋井川(ひいかわ)の水辺環境を大切にしている地元の皆さんにお招き頂き、「樋井川さんぽ」に参加しました!On March 23rd, 2019, I was invited by an amazing community group in Fukuoka, Japan to join them for the monthly Creek Walk along Hii River. 「樋井川さんぽ」とは、2018年1月から月1回行われている清掃活動と環境学習を兼ねた活動 (詳細はこちら)。樋井川を大切にする地元の方々が連携して企画・開催されています。当日の様子は活動担当をされている宮本さくらさんのブログや樋井川さんぽFBでもご覧いただけます。The Creek Walk at Hii River is a monthly creek appreciation event that’s been planned, coordinated, and executed by the local community group since January 2018….

Twinning programme on Foldscope Microscopy In Advance Teaching, Learning and Research

A one-day workshop cum hands-on training on, “Foldscope Microscopy In Advance Teaching, Learning and Research” was organized at Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Adarsha Mahavidyalaya (PDUAM), Eraligool, Assam, on 7th of March 2019 under Twinning Programme between Dr. Ekramul Islam, Principal investigator, Foldscope Project, Department of Microbiology, University of Kalyani, West Bengal and Dr. Biswajit Deb Roy,…

DGVC-Physics

dont think its lays…but it is mosquito wing yellow candies the wall of cells guess this sweet thing tat add sugar to ur food caterpillar leg garlic skin king fruits leaf dil mage more……blood Stalk of cumin Not a planet,just a part of a plant🌿 Glucose Sugar crystal Vicks piece Chickpea (chana dal) Pigeon pea...