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Take a Spin on the Centrifuge (MIT Engineering K-12 Video Pilot)

Take a Spin on the Centrifuge (MIT ...

MIT Engineering K-12 Video Pilot 1

Added 3 years ago | 00:10:18 | 5389 views

This video uses Man-Vehicle Lab’s human centrifuge to discuss centripetal force and countermeasures for astronaut bone and muscle loss in space. It shows the mathematics required to calculate centripetal force, and performs an experimen...

Making Waves with Sound and Light (MIT Engineering K-12 Video Pilot)

Making Waves with Sound and Light (...

MIT Engineering K-12 Video Pilot 1

Added 3 years ago | 00:04:08 | 4035 views

The video explains the differences between sound and light waves.

Academic Career Series II: Nuts and Bolts of an Academic Job Search

Academic Career Series II: Nuts and...

Professional and personal development

Added 3 years ago | 01:19:00 | 22444 views

Considering an academic career? Wondering how to mount a successful job search in a highly competitive academic job market? This panel shares how some others have done it. "Nuts and Bolts of an Academic Job Search" features faculty pan...

Basics of Manuscript Writing

Basics of Manuscript Writing

Professional and personal development

Added 3 years ago | 00:50:03 | 18666 views

Presented by Dr. Sonal Jhaveri Dr. Sonal Jhaveri of the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department at MIT talks about Manuscript Writing for scientists: the do's and do not's of how to write a scientific paper or grant proposal. Dr. Jhaveri...

Student Presentation #6

Student Presentation #6

MSRP 2011

Added 3 years ago | 00:32:12 | 11187 views

In this last Student Presentation for the 2011 program, a group of students present Professor Linda Elkins' paper on the Formation of Early Water Oceans on Rocky Planets. The research process used mathematical, chemical, and in depth sc...

Cesar Hidalgo

Cesar Hidalgo

MSRP 2011

Added 3 years ago | 00:51:43 | 6214 views

Cesar Hidalgo emphasizes some methods to simplify data complexities, and how measurements can be distorted. His closing remarks on producing information involve embedding generated knowledge in peoples minds, just like an app store. K...

Linda Elkins-Tanton

Linda Elkins-Tanton

MSRP 2011

Added 3 years ago | 00:37:14 | 15287 views

Linda Elkins, professor in Earth Science, opens her talk with a quote saying, " Work when you can and do your absolute best." Elkins also reveals that she did not get to where she was today via the "traditional path". In her academic yea...

Imperial Global Fellows: Developing International and Industrial Collaborations: Ricardo Martinez Botas

Imperial Global Fellows: Developing...

Professional and personal development

Added 3 years ago | 01:22:00 | 43832 views

June 23, 2011 During the Global Fellows Summer Program run jointly between MIT and Imperial College London, Ricardo Martinez Botas Ph.D, a businessman with relations to fifteen companies, takes elements from his academic and occupationa...

Imperial Global Fellows: International Collaborations: Sanjay Sarma

Imperial Global Fellows: Internatio...

Professional and personal development

Added 3 years ago | 01:21:00 | 39252 views

June 22, 2011 During the Global Fellows Summer Program run jointly between MIT and Imperial College London, MIT Professor Sanjay Sarma discusses the benefits of international collaboration, which allows for more generation and mutation ...

Plenary 1: P1-1 and P1-2 (July 25, 2011)

Plenary 1: P1-1 and P1-2 (July 25, ...

PANIC11

Added 3 years ago | 01:37:00 | 5115 views

Opening Remarks: Chair Richard Milner and Dr. Susan Hockfield P1-1 Dark Matter: New Results from Direct Detection - Laura Baudis P1-2 Searches for Physics Beyond the Standard Model at the Tevatron and LHC - Peter Wittich

BLOSSOMS - Mathematics of Voting

BLOSSOMS - Mathematics of Voting

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added 3 years ago | 00:29:21 | 5381 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. ...

BLOSSOMS - How Cold is Cold: What is Temperature?

BLOSSOMS - How Cold is Cold: What i...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added 3 years ago | 00:19:18 | 4978 views |

This video lesson is part of a two-part series and introduces the concept of temperature. Temperature can be a challenging concept to convey since our perception is tied to words that are relative to our own experience, which varies quit...