My daughter was cleaning out her room and found a sea sponge that she had gotten on a trip to the beach many years ago. She kindly gave it to me so that I could take a closer look at it 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!
Have you ever watched an insect fly through the air? How about a maple seed as it gets carried by the wind and floats gently to the ground? Is there anything similar about wings and leaves on a microscopic level that contributes to the ability to fly? This week's blog takes a closer look at these structures under a Foldscope to see!
It is March and all around me plants are starting to emerge from the ground after the cold winter season. It is also the month for St. Patrick’s Day and four leaf clovers! All of these things make me think of the color green and how we can learn more about it under aFoldscope. Let’s take a closer look at what makes something green!