Regional Children’s Science Congress – 2018 – Foldscope demonstration

Foldscope was introduced to children attending the Regional Children’s Science Congress – 2018 from 12th to 16th November 2018 at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The congress was organized by Navodaya Vidyalaya Sam ithi, Department of Education & Literacy, Ministry of H. R. D., Government of India. As part of the program, the…

Foldscope, children and fun!

Conducted two microscopy sessions at two different community centres in Mankhurd area of Mumbai. First Centre was in Indira Nagar and second Centre was in Janatha Nagar. In both the sessions we all had fun. Once children understood how foldscope works, they brought various samples to observe under the foldscope. The most interesting observation was…

Onion Cells

I was fortunate enough to be accepted as an initial Beta tester for the Foldscope project.  I have two daughters who love science and I had been contemplating buying them a microscope when I first heard about the project.  I can’t describe how how excited I was to receive our Foldscope package in the mail. …