Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search (JBNSTS), Kolkata is an autonomous organization, situated at Kolkata, West Bengal. This institution has evolved as a pioneering centre for identifying and nurturing young talented students.
A one- day workshop, “Magnify Your Curiosity Explore the Microcosmos” was organised by Department Of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta on 7th March 2019, at Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search, Kolkata West Bengal.
The session started with introducing Foldscope, and its application to the participants.
The Foldscope team demonstrated how to use Foldscope and after this demonstration of a lower life form such as algae, fungi and advanced life forms such as ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms etc. were demonstrated.
Slide Preparation session-
In this session, Dr. Punarbasu Chaudhuri demonstrated slide preparation of Hibiscus pollen to observe under Foldscope. After this, all the participants prepared their individual slides and observed under Foldscope.
This was their first exposure to Foldscope and they very much enjoyed this paper microscope.