3 day workshop in Do it yourself Biology
Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education TIFR, Mumbai V.N. Purav Marg,Olympiad Block, Anushakti Nagar Mumbai, Maharashtra 400088
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......
-Setting up Space
-walking around TIFR
-Making note of intersting trash and junk
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
-Take another field trip
-Look for Organisms- Diatoms = water quality.
-Discussions- What is a laboratory?
Start building a GEL box
Build a incubator
What should we grow in the Incubator?
Everyone shows their own laboratory
Time to build a PCR?(maybe)
Webcams for microscopes
Do we have access to a Lasercutter(for the stage?)
SCISSORS SOLDERING IRONS ARDUINOS LED WIRES WIRE STRIPPERS MUSIC SYSTEM(->IMPORTANT) nanodrop turbidity meter