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Online Training - Foldscope 101A, the Basics of Foldscope Use [June 26th 2023]

Get the most from your Foldscope by learning from our experts! This 90-minute session includes all of the basic skills needed to explore the microcosmos with the first and only Paper Microscope. Training session includes a short introduction to microscopy and then you will learn the parts of a Foldscope, examine a prepared slide, couple it with your phone, and make your own slides. Q&A will be available at the end if time permits.

  • Workshops are offered quarterly
    • Summer 2023 Workshop: Monday June 26th 2023 4 pm PT / 5 pm MT / 6 pm CT / 7 pm ET
  • Registration Deadline is one week prior to the workshop
    • Summer 2023 Workshop Deadline: Monday, June 19th 2023 11:59pm PT
  • 90-minute session
  • Up to 25 attendees
  • Paola Moreno-Roman, PhD, Cellular & Molecular Biology, Stanford University; Holly Stuart, Foldscope Education Specialist, to assist
  • Buy as many seats as needed [limited to 25 attendees total]
  • Price: $60 for one seat 
  • Questions about the workshop or policies, contact training@foldscope.com
  • Includes Certificate of Attendance at completion of workshop
  • Groups of 5 or more receive a 10% discount, email training@foldscope.com prior to purchase to arrange for discount.

Materials Required

  • Foldscope (Don't have one yet? Get it at our store!)
  • Glass or Paper Slides
  • Clear tape
  • Scissors
  • Recommended: Premade slides

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund up to 48 hours after purchase
  • 50% refund up to 2 weeks after purchase
  • No refund or cancellation is offered on purchases made less than a month before the workshop

    Upcoming workshops

    • Fall 2023:
      • Tuesday November 7th 2023 4pm PT / 7pm ET = Foldscope101-A
      • Thursday November 9th 2023 4pm PT / 7pm ET = Foldscope4Educators-A
      • Wednesday November 15th 2023 4pm PT / 7pm ET = Foldscope101-B
      • Thursday  November 16th 2023 4pm PT / 7pm ET = Foldscope4Educators-B

    Other Training Offerings