Danjugan Island Ecosystems & Big Blue Network

We introduced Foldscopes to 25 kids participating in a week-long camp know as the Danjugan Island Environment Education Program.  The kids used their Foldscopes to get a different perspective of the island’s  5 different eco-systems which they also explored on hikes and by snorkelling.               Three Foldscopes with different…

Metachrony in zooplanktons – high speed video

Synchrony is the way of life; from rythems in the heart to carcadian cycles that wakes us up everyday. Sometimes synchrony is programmed and sometimes it arises by just how physical forces couple together. Beautiful example of synchrony arises from metachronal waves in arrays of beating cilia.  I was kayaking in Tamales Bay and took…