OUTREACH – Workshop on “Foldscopes” for participants of Salters’ Chemistry Camp

Ahands on session on “Foldscopes” was carried out for 65 participants(31 girls and 34 boys) studying in the IX th standard in State Governmentschools from Bhopal, Dewas, Hoshangabad, Raisen, Rajgarh, Sehore, Shahpur,Ujjain, Bhauri, Bakaniya of the state of Madhya Pradesh. This was a part of athree day residential program organised by The Royal Society of Chemistry(India) and Salters’ Institute (UK) at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal from July 3-5, 2018. The participants were thrilled to observe onion cells, blood cells, butterfly legs, honey bee legs,fern rhizome, frog blood cells and capture images of the same with their mobile phones with what seemed like a “toy” to them!

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