Exhibition on Foldscope at, Dakshin Kalikata Sevasram, Kolkata, West Bengal

Dakshin Kalikata Sevasram is situated at Sarat Bose Lane, Kolkata, West Bengal. It is a home for boys belonging to the impoverished background. It was established in 1924 by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

A one-day exhibition on, “Magnify Your Curiosity Explore the Microcosmos” was organised jointly by Department Of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta and School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University at Dakshin Kalikata Sevasram, Kolkata West Bengal on 11th March 2019.

Exhibition on Foldscope at Dakshin Kalikata Sevasram, Kolkata, West Bengal

Introductory Session-

The session started with introducing Foldscope, and its application to the participants.

Introducing foldscope to the participants
Participants observing under foldscope

Demonstration session-

The Foldscope team demonstrated how to use the paper microscope and it was followed by a demonstration of algae, fungi, onion cell, paramecium, amoeba, pollen grains, kidney section, heart muscle, etc.

Demonstration of slides under foldscope
Participants observing under foldscope
Demonstration of foldscope

Conclusion-

Participants very much enjoyed this paper microscope and this exhibition was a success.

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