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!
If baking soda and baking powder are both composed of the same chemical - sodium bicarbonate (or NaHCO₃), then what is it that makes them act so differently in recipes? And is it possible to see that difference with aFoldscope? Let’s find out by taking a closer look at baking soda and baking powder.