Added 3 days ago | 00:20:22 | 103 views
This lesson focuses on: how cancer is caused by mutations that accumulate over time in cells’ DNA, how the genes mutated in cancer are involved in normal cell growth & division, and how different types of mutations affect the functions o...
Added 16 days ago | 00:26:32 | 439 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...
Added 16 days ago | 00:22:32 | 456 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...
Added 1 month ago | 00:31:33 | 450 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...
Added 1 month ago | 00:28:15 | 165 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...
Added 1 month ago | 00:29:21 | 128 views
The goal of this video lesson is to teach students about new and exciting ways of holding an election that they may not be aware of. Students will learn three different methods of voting: plurality, instant runoff, and the Borda count. T...
Added 1 month ago | 00:52:37 | 231 views
This lesson is about the Towers of Hanoi problem, a classic famous problem involving recursive thinking to reduce what appears to be a very large and difficult problem into a series of simpler ones. The learning objective is for student...
- Architecture & Planning
- Diversity & Inclusion
- Finance & Economics
- Global Awareness & Action
- How To
- Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
- International Affairs
- Just for Fun/Humor
- Life at MIT
- MIT Alum
- National Security
- Public Policy
- Videoblogging or Autobiographical