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Revision as of 17:08, 17 February 2016

3 day workshop in Do it yourself Biology

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CUBE, Mumbai

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education TIFR, Mumbai V.N. Purav Marg,Olympiad Block, Anushakti Nagar Mumbai, Maharashtra 400088

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This three day workshop by (Art)ScienceBLR is open to Artists, Teachers, students, scientists. The workshop will cover Do it yourself techniques in building laboratory equipment. We will repurpose trash, consumer electronics to build scientific equipment and retake the scientific instrument from the establishment and institutions and turn it into a tool for personal enquiry and personal expression. We will discuss the aesthetics of the scientific instrument and other issues in Citizen Science......


Participants

Yashas

Puneeth Kishore

Tejas Rode

Shreyasi Kar

G.N


TO DO:



Feb 17th

-Setting up Space

-walking around TIFR

-Making note of intersting trash and junk


Feb 18th

9:30 - Setting up lab 10:30 - Presentations/ introductions 11- Microscopes 11:20- "Junk" searching trip 12- Editing Wiki/Documentation 1- Lunch 2- Microscope making 4- Picnic to Lamington road


Feb 19th

-Take another field trip

-Look for Organisms- Diatoms = water quality.

-Discussions- What is a laboratory?

Start building a GEL box

Primers?(Shreyasi?)

Build a incubator

What should we grow in the Incubator?


Feb 20th

Everyone shows their own laboratory

Time to build a PCR?(maybe)


Materials List

Webcams for microscopes

Do we have access to a Lasercutter(for the stage?)

Styrafoam boxes

FISH-AQUARIUMS

TAPE

CARDBOARD

SCISSORS SOLDERING IRONS ARDUINOS LED WIRES WIRE STRIPPERS MUSIC SYSTEM(->IMPORTANT) nanodrop turbidity meter