Iraqi Kindergarten pupils meet Foldscope

On Thursday 2019 – 11 – 28 we had a fantastic morning at Nasa’em Kindergarten with pupils age 4-5 years old. We started with a brief presentation as introductory to make the subject relevant to them. Later we did a hands-on practical demonstration and show them live mounts eg. Rotifer. And from prepared slides Fern…

Conquistando el microcosmos con Foldscope

En esta breve nota los invitamos a conocer el microcosmos. Promovamos los talleres de aprendizaje de la microciencia y conozcamos el tejido que une la vida en nuestro planeta.

An Impromptu Foldscope Workshop at TCIS, Hyderabad

The wild ivy grows wherever it pleases, said Marty Rubin. Although we have conveniently taken this quote from his dystopian novel, ‘The Boiled Frog Syndrome’, we have figured out that our excitement is in no way any less — it grows wherever it pleases, whenever it pleases, and also however it pleases. To feed this…

Foldscope made it to a big family meeting

We used to gather in every opportunity to meet and share the love and enjoy the good time all together with delicious meals. But this time’s reason was different! I wanted to change the routine and take advantage of being part of this big family. Guess what the topic was FOLDSCOPE 🙂 So I called…

Exploradores del Microcosmos ALAS, Guadalajara, Mexico. (SPA & ENG)

[ENGLISH BELOW] Taller llevado a cabo en la Ciudad de Guadalajara, en el proyecto educativo de ALAS -aprendizaje en libertad. // Workshop in Guadalajara City, at the ALAS education project. El taller duró un poco menos de cuatro horas. Comenzamos con un poco de teoría para abordar conceptos básicos como ecosistema y microorganismos. Después a…

Taste of Science – A hike into the microworld

A couple of weekends ago, Taste of Science hosted an awesome foldscope workshop, in which we assembled a bunch of foldscopes and took them on a hike in the Redwood City area. This event was my first encounter with the Taste of Science group! They have chapters across the US, all holding events for causal…

Foldscopes at UCT Youth Open Day – 4/30/19

Last Tuesday, the University of Cape Town (UCT) opened its doors to some eager high school students from local township schools for a Youth Open Day outreach event. This event was organized by a lovely UCT medical student I met recently, Theodora, who is part of the Career Development UCT Surgical Society. I met Theo…

Foldscope Workshops

http://bit.ly/FoldscopeACP Team Foldscope & CUE.org Foldscope & CUE.org partnered together at the #CUE19 National Conference in Palm Springs. “CUE inspires innovative learners by fostering community, personalizing learning, infusing technology, developing leadership, and advocating educational opportunities for all.” It was an amazing experience to demonstrate Foldscopes at the #STEAMpunkPlaygroud. Foldscopes fit perfectly into #NGSS & any…

Hands-on Training Workshop on Foldscope and Its Applications- #Indiafoldscopephase 1

Place: Department of Microbiology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka Audience: Post graduate, Ph.D students and Faculty (91 participants). Date: 18.03.2019 Samples studied: 1. Amoeba, Euglena 2. Pond water sample 4. Diseased leaf samples, spores of fungus 5. Bacteria and fungus 6. Stomata, leaf and flower microstructure

Planta vaporub – Vaporub plant (Plectranthus sp.) [ESP & ENG)

Una observación más cercana la pubescencia de las hojas de la planta “Vaporub”, perteneciente al género Plectranthus. Un segmento de hoja fue cortado con navaja, colocado en el portaobjetos de papel con ayuda de cinta transparente y luego visualizado con el foldscope. A closer observation of the pubescent leaves of the Vaporub plant, belonging to…

Exploradores del microcosmos CDMX (ESP & ENG)

Microcosm Explorers CDMX (Mexico City) En el marco de mi servicio social, estoy ofreciendo un taller a diversos grupos de niños, niñas y jóvenes en la Ciudad de México. El taller se titula “Exploradores del Microcosmos”. Yo soy estudiante de la carrera de biología en la Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Unidad Xochimilco. As part of my…

Cape Town Foldscope workshops in 2018

Last year, the Division of Cell Biology in the Faculty of Health Science at the University of Cape Town organised two Foldscope workshops: one for teachers and another for leaners from local schools. This is part of larger initiative to introduce these fabulous tools into Cape Town classrooms to enhance the curriculum and encourage curiosity…