Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, and School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, jointly in collaboration with Howrah Vigyan Chetna Samannaya, organized a one day Workshop at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Cossipore, Dumdum, West Bengal, India on 27th July 2019.
A brief presentation on “Power of Ten” was given by Mr. Pradip Das, to give a basic idea about the macroscopic and microscopic world. After this, a basic speech on different types of microscopes was given by Dr. Punarbasu Chaudhuri.
Introduction of Foldscope-
In this session, a brief idea about the origami microscope and its applications were demonstrated by the Foldscope team, Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta and School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University.
Demonstration of different microscopic objects-
In this session, different slides were shown under foldscope to the participants.
Slide preparation session-
During this session, participants prepared slides of Hibiscus pollen grains and observed them using foldscope.
All the participants got exposure to foldscope for the first time of their lives.
It was their first exposure to foldscope and the workshop was a success.