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Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

BLOSSOMS is an MIT educational project in partnership with colleagues in Jordan and Pakistan. Each BLOSSOMS module is a multi-segment educational video to be shown in a high school math or science class, with the in-class teacher leading the students in interactive educational activities between each BLOSSOMS video segment. BLOSSOMS is funded by the Hewlett Foundation with additional funding by the Sloan Foundation and by partners in Jordan and Pakistan.

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Evolving for Survival: Learning about Fluid Dynamics through the Urinary System of Mammals

Evolving for Survival: Learning abo...

Added 13 days ago | 00:26:32 | 380 views

In this lesson, students will learn about fluid dynamics by studying how the mammalian urinary system evolved for survival. This lesson uses simple hands-on experiments to visualize the urinary system and to help students practice the fo...

Fence Your Equation

Fence Your Equation

Added 13 days ago | 00:22:32 | 386 views

The wonder of mathematics is that it can apply to so many different parts of our lives. A Malaysian farmer buys some sheep and needs to create a fenced-in pen, one side of which is a pre-existing wall. He also buys 25 meters of flexibl...

Tragedy of the Commons (Spanish subtitles)

Tragedy of the Commons (Spanish sub...

Added 1 month ago | 00:31:33 | 439 views

This lesson introduces students to the “Tragedy of the Commons,” an extended metaphor for problems of shared environmental or man-made resources that are overused and eventually depleted. In this metaphor, shared resources are compared t...

BLOSSOMS - ATP: The Fuel of Life

BLOSSOMS - ATP: The Fuel of Life

Added over 3 years ago | 00:35:32 | 2911 views |

Teacher: Christian R. SchubertSummary: The goal of this lesson is to introduce students who are interested in human biology and biochemistry to the subtleties of energy metabolism (typically not presented in standard biology and biochemi...

Ecological Tipping Points (Spanish ...

Added 1 month ago | 00:28:15 | 156 views

The major goal of this lesson is to provide students with some of the tools they will need to analyze and solve the many complex problems they will face during their lifetimes. In the lesson, students learn to use Flow Charts and Feedbac...

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