Observing Freshwater Algae

The students of Botany Department, Gauhati University were oriented on foldscope use by a team from CEE North East in February 2019. Students were taken to the Deepor Beel wetland to collect water samples to study using foldscope. Students also studied permanent slides made by them. The above photograph is of a stained sample of…

Foldscope orientation at Guwahati Refinery HS, Guwahati

A foldscope orientation programme was conducted by CEE North East at Guwahati Refinery High School. Students and science teachers of standard IX attended the programme. At first, students were introduced to principles of microscopy. They then assembled the foldscope for their school. They were then taught to make temporary slides of specimens. The enthusiastic students…

Studying micro-organisms of Deepor Beel, Assam

Deepor Beel is a wetland of international importance, the only Ramsar site in Assam. It is rich in biodiversity. CEE North East team studied some water samples using foldsope. The following videos and photos are some examples of micro organisms seen under foldscope. A zoomed photo and video of Daphnia can be seen below. Another…

Microorganism from Deepor Beel under the Foldscope

The freshwater microorganisms  cyclops and probably mysis. Yesterday a team from CEE went to a Tetelia High School and took some water from the Deepor Beel which was nearby.   These are other pictures we took and we aren’t able to figure out what these things are. If anyone knows more, go ahead please tell…