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Moderated by Carol Lynn Alpert (Museum of Science) and Featuring: Prof. Vladimir Bulovic, Prof. Henry Smith, Prof. Polina Anikeeva, Prof. Dirk Englund, and Prof. Jeff Grossman discussing the future of nanotechnology. This panel discussio...
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Part 3 of 4 of the Fall 2014 Soap Box series - How to Make Life and Influence Planets Tuesday, 10/21: 6:00-7:30pm Why Life Got Big For much of the earth's history, microbes were the only living organisms on the planet. What spurred the ...
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This lesson is about the flow of energy in ecosystems. The setting is Plimoth Plantation, a living history museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA, where students will learn about the first Thanksgiving meal in America, celebrated in 1621...
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Most fossils are too small to see since most of life’s history is microbial. However it is possible to identify signatures of microbial life in rocks. Find out what they tell us, and how might we use them to recognize life elsewhere. An...
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This lesson focuses on the biggest problem faced by any young programmer - i.e. the LOGIC BUILDING required while solving a particular problem. With programming, the solution to a particular problem lies in the head, but one is unable to...
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In this lesson, students will see the different types of evidence scientists use to understand evolutionary relationships among organisms—including physical characteristics, fossil remains and DNA sequences. The video teacher guides stu...
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With an often unexpected outcome from a simple experiment, students can discover the factors that cause and influence thermohaline circulation in our ocean. In two 45-minute class periods, students complete activities where they observe...
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This lesson is about the estimation of the value of Pi. Based on previous knowledge, the students try to estimate Pi value using different methods, such as: direct physical measurements; a geometric probability model; and computer techno...
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This lesson focuses on the process of pollination. The learning objectives include learning the anatomy and physiology of flowers, the ecology of pollination, and a focus on plants as essential players in the natural world.
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Through the medium of a simple game, this video lesson uses the technique of induction to show students how to analyze a seemingly random occurrence in order to understand it through the development of a mathematical model.
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