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The Friendship Paradox: Why We Can’...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:34:14 | 1042 views |

This lesson explains the Friendship Paradox -- including the intuition behind the result, how we use graphs to formalize the paradox, and a proof of the paradox. While the primary learning objective is for students to learn how one pro...

A BBC interview with Professor Ruth Perry about Mary Astell

A BBC interview with Professor Ruth...

The Literature Section

Added over 1 year ago | 00:04:49 | 2446 views

A BBC interview with Professor Ruth Perry about Mary Astell, a pioneering English feminist whose books were published a century before Mary Wollstonecraft. (Excerpt from Chawton House Library Conversations, June 2015 podcast.) Go to comp...

EECS Department Lab Safety Lecture

EECS Department Lab Safety Lecture

EECS Safety Video

Added over 1 year ago | 01:03:54 | 1494 views

EECS Department safety lecture for using the Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories. By Professor Steven Leeb. Mandatory viewing for classes that use the teaching laboratories.

How to Estimate the Value of Pi (Sp...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:24:09 | 1597 views

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...

ATP: The Fuel of Life (Spanish Sub...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:35:32 | 1437 views

The goal of this lesson is to introduce students who are interested in human biology and biochemistry to the subtleties of energy metabolism (typically not presented in standard biology and biochemistry textbooks) through the lens of ATP...

BLOSSOMS - Can Earthquakes Be Predi...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:22:47 | 979 views

This video module uses a simple analog setup to explore why earthquakes are so unpredictable. The setup is simple enough that students should be able to assemble and operate the setup on their own with teacher supervision. It is importa...

From Teenage to Old Age: How Cancer...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:20:22 | 1156 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 of...

Pollination: Saying It With Flowers...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:20:03 | 1291 views

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.

Protein Purification ( Spanish Subt...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:17:13 | 980 views

This Protein Purification video lesson is intended to give students some insight into the process and tools that scientists and engineers use to explore proteins. It is designed to extend the knowledge of students who are already somewha...

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

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:26:20 | 1186 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...

The Power of Exponentials, Big and ...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:28:55 | 854 views

Exponential growth is keenly applicable to a variety of different fields ranging from cell growth in biology, nuclear chain reactions in physics to computational complexity in computer science. In this lesson, through various examples an...

Static and Kinetic Friction Forces ...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:25:46 | 1822 views

This lesson is about the importance of friction in our lives. It discusses the meaning of friction as well as the different types of friction. The lesson attempts to downplay the misconception that many people have regarding friction’s h...