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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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Temperature, Pressure and American Football: Introduction to Gay-Lussac's Gas Law

Temperature, Pressure and American ...

Added 4 days ago | 00:40:20 | 59 views

This lesson provides an introduction to Pressure, Temperature and Gay-Lussac's Gas Law, using as an example the Deflategate controversy that took place in the sport of American Football in January 2015.

The Parallax Activity: Measuring the Distances to Nearby Stars (Mandarin)

The Parallax Activity: Measuring th...

Added 3 months ago | 00:26:02 | 244 views

Determining the position of a star or other object in three-dimensional space is an important concept in astronomy. Finding stellar longitude (called right ascension) and latitude (declination) is easy enough, but it is much harder to fi...

Taking Walks, Delivering Mail: An Introduction to Graph Theory  (Mandarin)

Taking Walks, Delivering Mail: An I...

Added 3 months ago | 00:55:25 | 214 views

This learning video presents an introduction to graph theory through two fun, puzzle-like problems: “The Seven Bridges of Königsberg” and “The Chinese Postman Problem”. Any high school student in a college-preparatory math class should b...

Stoichiometry (Mandarin)

Stoichiometry (Mandarin)

Added 3 months ago | 00:25:20 | 227 views

Stoichiometry is the study of the quantitative aspect of the chemical formula and reactions. Problem-solving in Stoichiometry involves the calculation of the masses of other reactants consumed and other products formed with the aid of a ...

Out for Shopping: Understanding Linear Data Structures (Mandarin)

Out for Shopping: Understanding Lin...

Added 3 months ago | 00:21:52 | 261 views

This lesson is designed for students just learning about data structures. It teaches them by relating the topic to real life situations and implementing it in many scenarios where there is a need for data storage. Here the familiar event...

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