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Nature detective with foldscope

Event Date: 15th September 2019, 10:30

Event Category: Beach Clean / Activity

Location: Braunton Countryside Centre

Cost: £20 per family

A family event to explore the life in the river and surrounding area of the Countryside Centre in Braunton using sampling techniques and the innovative paper microscope – Foldscope. Standard microscopes will be available to use too.

10.30-12.30  at Braunton Countrside Centre.
£20 per Family Ticket

Each family ticket (1 adult + upto 2 children) comes with a foldscope kit to use during the event, and is yours to take home and keep.

Additional tickets can be purchased at £3 each & extra foldscopes will be available to buy on the day at £2 each.

Foldscope is a paper microscope that was invented by Manu Prakash and Jim Cybulski Stanford University, an affordable, virtually unbreakable, functional microscope that fits in your pocket. Foldscope provides low-cost microscopy to communities around the world to help advance education, health, and opportunity, and we are lucky enough to have some here in North Devon!!!
Read more here: https://www.foldscope.com/our-story