Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta organized a small interactive session with NSS volunteers at Dhapa on 25th January,2019 . Dhapa is located at the outskirts of East Kolkata. Most of the solid waste of the city gets dumped in this area and the people of this region recycle the waste.
The session started with introducing Foldscope to the participants and its applications.
After brief introduction about Foldscope, our team demonstrated how to observe a slide under Foldscope.
Observation and projection-
Different types of prepared slides such as fungi, pollens, amoeba etc were observed under Foldscope as well as got projected via Airdroid application. With this when one participant was observing under Foldscope others could also see it.
Conclusion- Concept of Foldscope was new to them and they enjoyed demonstration of Foldscope microscopy