A paper summarizing the DIYnamics project was recently published by the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.
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.
We have posted new videos to our YouTube channel providing “how-to” instructions for our core demonstrations, including recording them from the rotating frame.
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.
DIYnamics has now officially been implemented into undergraduate and graduate teaching, as part of a “lab day” in a UCLA course.
The UCLA Division of Physical Sciences has a new article on DIYnamics on their main website and has added DIYnamics to its Outreach page.
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 their rotating tables to the 7th grade science class at Ralph J. Bunche Middle School in Compton, CA.
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.