Foldscoping Eucalyptus flowers @ Kansal forest

Trekking through the Kansal forest, we came across large Eucalyptus trees that belong to family Myrtaceae of angiosperms. Off-white flowers fallen from the trees were picked up for study. The floral buds were vase-shaped and had a cap that sheds off as the flowers bloom. Petals not marked, but large number of stamens could be…

A Memorable Visit to Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad (Part-1)

Being in Ahmedabad, I planned to visit Sabarmati Ashram on 4th January, 2019, which was at a distance of about 36 kms from the place of my stay. I hired a cab and within 40 mins., I was at my destination. I pinched myself twice to make sure I was at a place where once…

Feathery creatures at Wetlands #Sample -1

During the visit at Ropar wetlands, feathers of different kind of birds were spotted. The students collected these samples and later observed these through foldscope. Sample -1 was a small feather of grey colour Size – about 2.5 -3 cm The feather was fluffy and slightly wooly in appearance     This post is open…

Japanese Garden Visit glimpses followed by Foldscope session

Some glimpses of Japanese Garden of Chandigarh where a Foldscope walk was organised and samples were collected for foldscopy. Students engaged in taking Foldscope instructions during a session @GGDSD, Chandigarh. This post is open to read and review on The Winnower.

GGDSD Foldscope Team @Japanese garden

On the 2nd – Day of the workshop on Foldscope @GGDSD College, Chandigarh, a visit to Japanese Garden, Chandigarh was organized on 10th October, 2018. The garden spreads over an area of 13 acres and has been developed in two phases. An underground 100-foot-long tunnel connects the two phases of the garden.The garden has unique features…