Ascarids Eggs

Ascarids are large nematodes commonly found in the small intestine. All Ascarids have three mouth opening lips and do not have a buccal capsule. When passed through the faecal matter, the eggs are thick – shelled and non – segmented. They embryonated eggs contaminate the soil.

Pond Water Foldscope Image

This is an image of pond water taken from Millikan Pond on Wednesday April 10th in the afternoon. The image was taken at 5 PM on the same day. The sample was obtain from the pond in a plastic vial and then pipetted onto a slide for viewing in the foldscope. In the image you…

Bi1 Turtle Pond Sample

Sample was taken from water from the Caltech turtle pond on 4/9/19. One question to be asked about this image concerns the ring of organisms in the image. The almost complete ring of organisms seems fairly organized, so is there anything special about this ring or is it mere coincidence? #caltechbi1

Pond Water

In this sample of water from the Caltech Turtle Pond (collected 4/8/19 around 7pm in plastic cups), we can see many unicellular, circular organism, albeit a bit unfocused/blurry. (I'll try to get better with the foldscope lol.) I suspect the organisms are microalgae, which are ~3μm according to a quick Google search c;#caltechbi1

water sample from a turtle pond

This is an image taken from the foldscope while observing a sample of water from Caltech's turtle pond near Milikan Library. The sample was taken sometime last week, and observed on Wednesday evening of last week. The water was put into a plastic vial, and then pipetted onto a slide for observation. I was personally...

Bi 1: Foldscope Wet Samples

When: The picture was taken on Wednesday the 10th at 7:30 pm. The sample was taken a few hours (approx. 2 hrs) earlier. The sample was taken from the Caltech turtle pond. It was extracted by scooping some of the pond water into a vial. This was then transferred to the slide with a pipette….

Bi 1: Turtle Pond Sample

Attached above is a picture taken of a magnified drop of Turtle Pond water. The sample was pipetted at around 6PM, Wednesday, April 9th, 2019 from a tube of water that the recitation TAs had collected from the Turtle Pond earlier in the day. The image shows various eukaryotic cells with a translucent outer membrance…

Bi 1 Turtle Pond Sample

Above is a picture acquired during the observation with Foldscope in Bi 1 recitation, Caltech, 04/11/19. The sample was obtained approximately two hours (which is around 6 pm) before the actual observation, from the turtle pond. The sample was scooped out of the pond, containing mostly liquid and some solid materials. The organism depicted in…

Bi 1 Turtle Pond microscopic moving organism

This video shows a small organism moving in the top left corner by a green mass. This sample was taken from the turtle pond on 4/10/19 at 6:20 pm using a pipette. c. What is the moving organism? We can approach this question by googling some of its characteristics along with the fact that it…

Bi1 Turtle Pond Water

Below is a picture taken of a sample from the Turtle Pond at Caltech, taken in the afternoon of Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The TA’s of my recitation section collected the sample that morning and brought it to section. I plated the sample on a slide and used my foldscope to take a picture of…

Workshop on application of foldscope in lifesciences

Successfully conducted workshop on application of foldscope in lifesciences in the PG dept of zoology,GMUniversity on 11.4.19.Honorable vice chancellor Prof Atanu Pati ,a zoologist of international stature not only encouraged the students but also experienced the same.

Turtle pond water

This is a magnification of a drop of turtle pond water from Caltech. It was obtained in recitation on 4/9/19. The TA collected the sample. Given the relative size of the detritus(the elongated white thing) I think that the black dot is a protozoan belonging to the eukarya domain. Bacteria or archea would be much…

One Day Workshop On Foldscope In Government School For Student, Pandharpur.

We arranged one day workshop on Foldscope in government school pandharpur. Student are very exited to learn about the foldscope. In the first part we explained about the foldscope. Then with the help of student we prepared foldscope. Then student taken the photographs of pencil graphite and cancer cell image using foldscope. In the last…

This image is a magnification of water from Millikan pond. It was obtained midday on 4/9/19. The water sample was obtained by filling a plastic cup of water with pond water (dragging it across the pond surface). The domain of the spiky organism in the center, right of the image is likely Bacteria. I believe...

Small Leaf Edge Image

Enlarged view of a 5mm long leaf using Foldscope. Turtle pond, Caltech 4:50pm 04/12/2019 Sample retrieved by dumping Falcon tube into water. Domain: Eukarya, clearly a leaf, thus plant material. Magnification: x140 Which family or species of plant is it? Could likely be determined from an inspection of the environment.Is it a young leaf, or…

Life in Baxter Pond

Above is an image of water from Caltech’s Baxter Pond taken through a Foldscope lens using an iPhone 8. Some plant material is visible, but the main subject of the photo is the white wormlike organism in in the center. It was observed moving rapidly through the sample but then briefly paused long enough to…

Caltech Water Flea

Image taken 4/15/2019 at 4:50 pm at lily pond in front of Ramo auditorium. A pipette was used to obtain a small sample of water from the rotting muck at the bottom of the pond and was imaged on a glass slide with coverslip using a Moto G4 camera. It appears that the organism in…

Mold from AC Unit

This is an image of a colony of mold. The sample, dark brown to black in color, was collected from the air conditioning unit in my room on 4/15/19 at 4:30 pm. It was then mounted on a glass slide with a droplet of water and plastic cover slip. The picture was taken by a...

Caltech Pond Water

This is an image of a sample of Caltech’s Turtle Pond water. The sample was obtained on April 8th, 2019 at 7:00 PM using a pipette. It was put on a slide and examined using a foldscope. The image was taken with an iPhone camera. From the image, it is clear that there are no…

Pond Water Under Fold-Scope Magnification

The above image is of pond water from Caltech obtained 4/11/19 at 5:30 pm, magnified using the Fold-scope microscope. The sample was obtained by drawing some water from a pond at Caltech. Then the Fold-scope was used to examine the water more closely and reveal the presence of some organisms. What organism is in the…

Pond Water Under Foldscope Magnification

This image was taken under a foldscope magnifying pond water at Caltech on 4/10/15 at 5:30 PM. It shows a certain type of small organism. The sample was obtained by taking water from our pond. What creature is this? Where has it evolved from? We can possible answer these questions by looking for determining structures….

Green Organism

This is an magnified image of a green organism. It was next to a large piece of algae, so it might be algae. The sample was acquired last Wednesday, from Baxter Pond. It was obtained by the recitation section TAs, who took some water from the pond.From the Foldscope website, they have 140x magnification. This…

Life in the Turtle Pond?

At approximately 7:30pm on Monday, April 8th, a water sample was acquired from the Caltech turtle pond and brought back to Broad in a small plastic container. The sample was then dispensed onto a glass slide and viewed through a Foldscope. An iPhone camera was used to obtain the above images of the sample. I…

Rec

Pond water lifeform 2. Bi 1 Rec Monday ~5:50pm 3. Collected from pond water 4. Domain Eukarya. Small enough magnification not to be bacteria 5. 6. #caltechbi1

Caltech Pond Water

This image depicts water from a pond on Caltech campus viewed using a Foldscope. The sample was collected on 4/9/19 and the picture was taken at around 9:00 pm. The particles seen are likely bacterium (domain Bacteria), although they were observed not to be moving. If they are not bacterium, they could also be some…

Bi 1 Turtle Pond Sample Sec 2

The image is a sample of water collected at approximately 7:30 p.m. from the turtle pond outside of Millikan Library at Caltech. It is difficult to identify the organisms in my image. The circular dark spots may be from air bubbles and this lack of clarity prevents me from making any statements about my sample….

Bi 001 Foldscope Observations

This is a photograph of a foldscope viewing of a sample of water taken from Lily pond by Baxter lecture hall. The sample was obtained from the Lily pond during the day of 4/9/19 at an unknown time. This photograph was taken the same day at 9:00 PM. The small green organism near the center…

During Workshop

Workshop at Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Ganga village, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh India.

Organisms from Caltech Turtle Pond

The photo shows what the water in the Caltech Turtle Pond looks like under the Foldoscope lens. The water sample was collected using a plastic drinking cup at approximately 7:30pm on Tuesday 4/9/19 from Caltech’s Turtle Pond. A small portion of the water sample was then transferred from the plastic cup to the glass microscope…

Turtle Pond Water

Turtle Pond water from Caltech, small debris can be seen, including one small moving organism. Obtained 8:30 PM, Tuesday 4/9/19, 200 Broad, from the recitation TA. What is the small organism in the picture? This could be answered by observing it more with a better microscope in order to identify it. #caltechbi1