Foldscope Workshop in Chembur Naka MCGM Mumbai Public School

Dr P M Singh of Dera Natung Govt. College, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, along with Dr Y Premabati of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Gumto, Papum pare, Arunachal Pradesh, in collaboration with Mr Vikas Jha of National Facility of Biopharmaceutical, G N Khalsa College, Mumbai, conducted one day workshop on Foldscope assembly and it’s uses in Chembur Naka MCGM Mumbai Public School, Mumbai, on 5th January 2018. 75 students from classes 8-10 were participated in the workshop.

After a brief introduction on Foldscope and how it can be used for studying different branches of science, students were divided into three groups of 25 each.

Dr P M Singh explaining about Foldscope

In each group, students were taught on how Foldscope was assembled. After demonstrating about mounting of slides, students were given the opportunity of hands-on preparation, mounting and image capturing through smart phone.

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