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 ūüôā 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 dur√≥ un poco menos de cuatro horas. Comenzamos con un poco de teor√≠a para abordar conceptos b√°sicos como ecosistema y microorganismos. Despu√©s 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 observaci√≥n m√°s cercana la pubescencia de las hojas de la planta “Vaporub”, perteneciente al g√©nero 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 ni√Īos, ni√Īas y j√≥venes en la Ciudad de M√©xico. El taller se titula “Exploradores del Microcosmos”. Yo soy estudiante de la carrera de biolog√≠a en la Universidad Aut√≥noma 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…