Un nuevo taller con Foldscope

Un nuevo taller de “Conquistando el microcosmos con Foldscope” se llevó a cabo a través de nuestra iniciativa Join the Node en el Colegio Nuestro Mundo de la ciudad de Xalapa, Veracruz. La escuela nos recibió con el excelente entusiasmo del grupo de niños de quinto grado. Todos cuestionantes y muy abiertos a la discusión…

Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Fungi) under Foldscope!!

      Foldscope served as the medium to capture  images of Saccharomyces cerevisiae . First image is of a normal yeast suspension (in media), used to prepare slides and then observed under foldscope. The second image is of a Methylene Blue stained yeast suspension. When we take a closer  look at the images, budding can be…

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…

Exploring Micro Cosmic world through Foldscope

Exploring Micro Cosmic world through Foldscope As a Science Communicator I wish to learn and explore spaces in and around me. Here I have explored Micro Cosmic world using Foldscope at Media Research Forum, Madurai. We have constructed our Foldscope as per instruction given in the manual. After each step of foldscope construction our curiosity…

Foldscope Findings!

                  Foldscope Findings!                                By Joseph Alejandre and Charlie Ortega          Hi everyone, hope you’ve had a blast looking at things under a microscope! We have too, and we’re excited to share our findings with you! We are 8th graders attending Loyola Academy, which is dedicated to the teachings of biological science.  This led…

From the City to the Jungle with the Foldscope

For the past few months, I’ve been conducting research in the Peruvian Amazon. But when I’m not trekking through the jungle, I’m based in Los Angeles, one of the largest cities in the U.S. So for this post I thought I’d compare and contrast a few things I’ve investigated with my Foldscope, but the moral…