OUTCOME OF FOLDSCOPE WORKSHOP – GOVERNMENT HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL, VIJAYAMANGALAM, ERODE DISTRICT, TAMIL NADU

College – Vellalar College for Women (Autonomous)

Prinicipal Investigator – Dr. S. Sharmila

Project Assistants – E.K. Ramya and S. Mownika

The school consists of grades from 6th standard to 12th standard. Tamil is the medium of instructions in this school. We have already conducted workshop in this school. The main concept of programme was to promote science knowledge to the students mainly focused by the Origami based paper microscope. Foldscope is so affordable and versatile, it brings science to our life activities. So we have introduced foldscope among the students to create interest about science. It is really a useful and wonderful research tool for the students.

We have introduced this foldscope programme to 8th and 9th grade students of rural areas who studies in the above said school on 08.06.2018. In connection with that the students used the Optical microscope in their practical classes.

Some of the Pics are given below….

Students enthusiastically took photos through Foldscope
Staff of the school assisted their students to view picture in Foldscope – Practicals
Students observing the pollen characters of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

 

Leave a Reply