Workshop on “Outreach Workshop on Foldscope” conducted by BMS College of Engineering in association with North East state Twinning partner, Dera Natung Government College (DNGC), Itanagar and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Doimukh for classes VII and VIII school students and First year BSc students at Bengaluru, Karnataka on January 10th-11th 2019.

A series of three workshops were conducted as an outreach workshop on Foldscope by BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru in association with Twinning partner, Dera Natung Government College, Itanagar, and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Doimukh Arunachal Pradesh at Bengaluru, Karnataka. Some school students accompanied the Professors from Arunachal Pradesh for interaction with students and teachers in Bengaluru. The First Workshop was conducted on January 10th 2019 in the morning session at Government Higher Primary School, Bangarappanagar, RR nagar for class VII and VIII students. Around 60 students participated.

Dr. Yumkhaibam Premabati introducing the students to Foldscope
Dr. Yumkhaibam Premabati helping students with sample preparation
Group photo with students of Government Higher Primary School, Bangarappanagar, RR nagar, Bangalore

The Second Workshop was conducted on January 10th 2019 in the afternoon session at Orchard Public School, Konanakunte cross for class VII and VIII students. Around 40 students participated.

Prof Pebam M. Singh giving presentation about Foldscope to students
Onion peel sample preparation and observation under foldscope during workshop

The third Workshop was conducted on January 11th 2019 in the morning session at NMKRV College for Women, Jayanagar, Bengaluru for First year BSc students. Around 60 students participated in the workshop.

Prof Pebam M. Singh demonstrating visualization of samples under Foldscope to students
Group photo with students of NMKRV College, Jayanagar, Bangalore
Pollen grain sample preparation and observation under foldscope during workshop

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