One day workshop on foldscope at the Nature Study camp

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, organised a workshop on, “Magnify your curiosity- Explore The Microcosmos with Foldscope” at Joygopalpur, West Bengal, India on 27th March 2019.

Introductory phase-

The workshop started with giving a basic idea of nature to the participants. After that, a brief idea of the microscopic world was given to them and thereafter we introduced Foldscope, a gateway to this microscopic world.

Dr. Punarbasu Chaudhuri giving introductory speech to participants.

Demonstration Phase-

In this session, various microscopic objects such as amoeba, paramecium, volvox, yeast, pollen grains etc, were demonstrated to the participants.

Dr. Punarbasu Chaudhuri interacting with students

After this session students, one by one observed under foldscope and learned how to handle foldscope on their own.

participants observing with foldscope
participants enthusiastically observing with foldscope
Participants observing under foldscope


Participants enjoyed the foldscope and the workshop was a success.

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