One Day National Level Workshop On Use Of The Foldscope As A Research And Education Tool”

Mr.S.Rajkumar    (principal Investigator(PI) –Foldscope project work)  HOD, Department of Biotechnology,Don Bosco College,Maram conducted a “ONE DAY NATIONAL LEVEL WORKSHOP ON USE OF THE  FOLDSCOPE AS A RESEARCH AND EDUCATION TOOL” on 05th October,2018 at PG & Research Dept of Microbiology ,Marudupandiyar college Vallam,Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu-513 403 .

A suggestion : To use dyes that rotate the plane of polarised light

It’s been quite a long while since I last posted here… A small play with polarizing filters and the fern rhizome slides provided in deluxe foldscope kits, I came up with these images :: I’d want to know which dyes were used in staining as these seem to rotate plane of polarised light. It’d be…

Eyes of Moina and Drosophila

We had a microscopy workshop at CUBE lab of HBCSE Mumbai. Students from different colleges and schools attended the workshop. A group of students who are working on Drosophila (a fruit fly) wanted to take good close up picture of its eyes.  They want differentiate between two species by looking at structure of eyes. We…

#indiafoldscopephase1: NE Twinning ..Foldscope Workshop

DEK NCERT participated in workshop on USE OF FOLDSCOPE organized b at Lembucherra Tripura by N-E twinning partner College of Agriculture Tripura. 34 personals comprising of faculty of CoA Tripura,  Students from different institutions of Tripura State participated in the workshop held on 13.11.2018 Workshop started with inaugural specch by Dr.M.Dutta (ARS) , OSD &…

Inauguration of Foldscope in Barkatullah University on 27/09/18

Foldscope instrument has been inaugurated by Honorable Vice Chancellor of Barkatullah University Prof. R J Rao in the Department of Microbiology. Being a Zoologist he found immense possibilities to pursue in the field of Microbiology with the help of pocket-sized Foldscope. Students have also seen their slides under the Foldscope.  

z13 Foldscope demonstration program organized by Doon public school,Sivasagar in association with Sibsagar commerce college foldscope community in the science exhibition at book fair Sivasagar, Assam.The foldscope has been displayed and demonstrated among the students in different institutions of the district and nearest district Dibrugarh and jorhat and common people in the book fair premises.The…

Air particle test slide results

I volunteer teach 5th grade science and would like a protocol for monitoring the quality of air. How would it be done with fold scope? count particles? measure size? range of particle sizes? numbers with respect to time? A link that I can’t find again suggests a simple way of detecting 2-micron to 40-micron particles…

Teacher Training in Assam

Xylem and pholem of a plant Xylem and phloem of a plant studied in foldscope as part of teachers training in Assam conducted by CEE North East. Four schools have been selected near the Deepor Beel, a Ramsar wetland to study the microorganisms. The teachers trained will guide the students to use foldscope given to…

Comaparative view of monocot and dicot leaf surfaces

Hello once again! This is is the final instalment of my vacation project with the foldscope, working on the leaf surfaces of monocots and dicots. Here is a consolidated view of the different plants, whose leaf surfaces  I observed through the foldscope.             Working with the foldscope on nine different…

</a In association with foldscope community of Sibsagar commerce college

Foldscope demonstration program organized by Doon public school,Sivasagar in association of foldscope community of Sibsagar Commerce college members are Dr.Saumar Jyoti Mahanta (PI),Pankaj Jyoti Hazarika (PI),Swabry ullah & Dr. Ratul Dutta (PF)and ManashJyoti konwar(nine class student)in the science exhibition held at Sivasagar Book fair on 3rd Nov to 13th November.A nice foldscope demonstration program is…

Foldscope Orientation workshop-13 for High School Teachers and Students at 26th Children Science Congress, Guntur

Conducted Foldscope Orientation workshop today, on 03.11.18  for more than 300 students and 70 High School Teachers at 26th  National Children’s Science Congress, District level Project Presentation at Guntur District. Hon’ble MLC, Ramakrishna garu, DEO, Ganga Bhavani garu graced the programme. Regional Joint Director of School Education, Sri. Srinivauslu Reddy garu and District Science Officer,…