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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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Will an Ice Cube Melt Faster in Freshwater or Saltwater? (Mandarin Voice-Over)

Will an Ice Cube Melt Faster in Fre...

Added 1 month ago | 00:16:07 | 191 views

With an often unexpected outcome from a simple experiment, students can discover the factors that cause and influence thermohaline circulation in our oceans. In two 45 minute class periods, students complete activities where they observe...

How Mosquitoes Fly In The Rain (Spanish Subtitles)

How Mosquitoes Fly In The Rain (Spa...

Added 2 months ago | 00:23:49 | 249 views

In this lesson, we learn how insects can fly in the rain. The objective is to calculate the impact forces of raindrops on flying mosquitoes. Students will gain experience with using Newton's laws, gathering data from videos and graphs, a...

Blended Learning for Critical Thinking and Real World Applications

Blended Learning for Critical Think...

Added 3 months ago | 00:14:08 | 592 views |

This short video presentation provides an introduction to MIT BLOSSOMS.

You Can't Always Get What You Want - A Lesson in Human Evolution (Mandarin Voice Over)

You Can't Always Get What You Want ...

Added 4 months ago | 00:26:20 | 540 views

This lesson introduces students to the concepts of evolution, specifically the evolution of humans. So often our students assume that humans are well adapted to our environments because we are in control of our evolutionary destiny. The ...

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