The DIYnamics LEGO table joined forces with the Weather in a Tank in October 2019 to create a powerful one-two punch of demonstrations at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory annual Open House event.
Society of Women Geoscientists and Project Scientist teach K-12 girls planetary fluid dynamics with a record player
Jordyn introduces us to the Society of Women Geoscientists organization at UCLA and how they partnered with Project Scientist to teach K-12 girls about planetary fluid motions using a record player.
For a 3rd consecutive year, DIYnamics participated in UCLA’s massive public science fair called Exploring Your Universe, with core team members and volunteers leading demonstrations for hundreds of attendees.
Core DIYnamicist Jon Aurnou shares how he and his group members taught K-8 students about vortices, including the polar vortex, using the standard LEGO-based DIYnamics table and the large-and-in-charge Whale Table.
The DIYnamics team shared their outreach resources with other Southern California fluid dynamicists at SoCal Fluids 2019
The DIYnamics team shared their efforts to promote geoscience education at the Fall 2018 meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
DIYnamics returned to UCLA’s annual Exploring Your Universe science fair with our Lego-based platforms and larger square tank.
The DIYnamics team taught basics of rotating fluids using our beloved tables, frozen cans of tomato paste, inflatable globes, and LEGO Batmen at a really cool science fair.
The DIYnamics team ran a booth at UCLA’s massive public science fair “Exploring Your Universe,” featuring demonstrations and kids building their own DIYnamics tables.
DIYnamicist Jon Aurnou led demonstrations using the DIYnamics table and a record player…and even got written up in the local newspaper!
The DIYnamics team brought rotating tables large and small to La Tijera K-8 Charter School in Inglewood, CA, to teach basics Earth’s atmospheric and oceanic motions.