Workshop on “Outreach Workshop on Usage of Foldscope” conducted by BMS College of Engineering for classes VII and VIII school students at Bengaluru, Karnataka on February 14th 2019

A series of two workshops were conducted on use of Foldscope as an awareness program, by BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru. The First Workshop was conducted on February 14th 2019 in the morning session at Government Higher Primary School,Sunkadakatte,for class VII and VIII students. Around 40 students participated. The resource person were Prof N.Prathibha from Department of Biotechnology, BMS College of Engineering.

Prof Prathibha introducing the students to Foldscope

A series of two workshops were conducted on use of Foldscope as an awareness program, by BMS College of Engineering, Bengaluru. The First Workshop was conducted on February 14th 2019 in the morning session at Government Higher Primary School,Sunkadakatte,for class VII and VIII students. Around 40 students participated.

Students observing sample under foldscope
Group photo with students of Government Higher Primary School, Basaweshwara Nagar, Bangalore

The students of Government Higher Primary School, Basaweshwara Nagar found the Foldscope a very useful tool for observing samples found in nature and to work on their curiosity. Most of the students were of the opinion that it would be good initiative if schools were given Foldscope as many schools don’t have access to microscope which is expensive.

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