The Vein of a Chamomile Leaf, BIO60_2019

I have some chamomile flowers in my dorm room because not only are they pretty decoration but also because I can make them into tea. When planning for this foldscope assignment, I discovered that these chamomile flowers have a third purpose, they make great samples for microscopic viewing! The above picture is of a segment…

Foldscopes at Hamomi-Kangemi, Nairobi!

Thanks to the generosity of Manu and his team, Hamomi Children’s Centre (www.hamomi.org) in the Kangemi¬†– Nairobi, Kenya now have their very first microscopes! Despite losing power for over a day, we were able to capture many pictures of various specimens and it was a GREAT intro to the world of microbiology for the kids…

chamomile flower

  This is the bud of a chamomile flower. The way I got this pictures was, I took the flower ¬†bud and pinched off the yellow center and placed it on the slide I then put a flash light up to back and took a picture. As you can see the little spec looks so…

Vine Leaf

Leaf from a vine near Hamomi Children’s Centre in Kangemi