Puerto Maldonado (Peru) visit: Day 1 & 2

+ Día 1 || Day 1 (english below) + • Vine a Perú a renovar mi visa y mi corto viaje se convirtió en mucho más de lo que pude imaginar • • Hoy fue mi primer día en Puerto Maldonado y junto al equipo del Foldscope y ACEER Foundation – financiados por National Geographic…

Ariviyal-Solai Innovation Centre first outreach program in SME

I went to participate in YourStory – Cisco ‘Future of Business is Digital’ on 24/4/2018 at Bangalore. I explained the objective of Ariviyal-Solai Innovation Centre and mainly discuss about our foldscope which was recorded in video for SME (small medium enterprise) story launch program by www.yourstory.com I show the foldscope to the people who came to…

Foldscopes Saved the Outreach Event!

  I’m eagerly awaiting August when I’ll get my teacher’s kit of Foldscopes, but am so thrilled to have a few personal Foldscopes to use. This time they really saved my outreach event. My daughter’s elementary school was having a STEM night “Sponsored by the Letter U”. You know how Sesame Street has shows focused…

Foldscopes at Robert Frost Middle School STEM night

On the 25th of February, the Robert Frost Middle School in Rockville MD hosted a STEM night. As two of the micronauts are students in the same school, we decided to put up a Foldscope table for the occasion. We had a sample preparation section where a visitor could prepare his/her own sample and a…

Foldscope comes to Boston

Part 1 of bringing microscopes to kids in Boston.   When I first saw the Foldscope three years ago, I was totally blown away, and I instantly thought about what I would have done as a kid at any age walking around with this in my pocket. And I decided that when I left Stanford,…