Workshop on Water Quality Assessment by using Foldscope at Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), formerly Shibpur B.E. College, Howrah, West Bengal, India

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, organized a daylong workshop on Water Quality Assessment using Foldscope at Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), in “Teachers’ Orientation for National Children’s Science Congress, Howrah” on 19th September, 2018.  27 teachers from different schools of Howrah, West Bengal participated in this workshop.

Map showing location of Indian Institute of Engineering Science and technology
Foldscope workshop session at Teachers’ orientation for National Children’s sciece congress.
Preparation of slides for foldscope microscopy
Demonstrating the use of foldscope

The workshop started with a brief speech of Dr. Punarbasu Chaudhuri introducing Foldscope and how this paper microscope can be utilised in schools for quality monitoring of Water sample. After this, Foldscope team members of University of Calcutta demonstrated how to use Foldscope and making projection with Foldscope.

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