Did you get a Foldscope as a gift? Now that the excitement of such a great present has turned into curiosity, are you wondering how to begin your microscopy journey? Then this blog is for you! Read on to get some tips on how to get the most out of your Foldscope experience!
This is such an exciting time for Foldscope users! MicroRealms Explorer Cards are a brand new product that I am having so much fun with - and I think that you will, too! These cards provide a whole new way to think about and use prepared slides.
Recently I noticed a lot of mushrooms growing around my neighborhood. There were several clusters of them on the ground and they seemed to pop up overnight. Of course this inspired me to take a closer look at these mushrooms under myFoldscope 2.0! Read on to find out what I saw!
It is that time of year when my cucumber harvest is in full swing! There are so many cucumbers ripening at the same time that I can’t eat all of them before they go bad. To prevent the excess from going to waste, I rely on pickling to preserve my cucumbers. This got me wondering, is it possible to see the effects of pickling under a Foldscope? Read on to find out!
I found an old watering can in my garden. I looked inside and saw that it was filled with water, green algae, and tiny swimming organisms. Sadly, they turned out to be mosquito larvae. But, before I emptied the can, I put them under myFoldscope for a closer look!