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Engineering Outreach Programs

Engineering Outreach Programs

eng-youth

Added 7 years ago | 00:03:37 | 139330 views

MIT's School of Engineering outreach programs: MITES, STEM, and SEED.

Cloud Chamber

Cloud Chamber

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 5 years ago | 00:02:36 | 82263 views

Subatomic particles such as cosmic ray muons, alpha particles, and high energy electrons are striking our bodies all the time. In the cloud chamber, these particles ionize air molecules, creating delicate cloud trails by condensing supe...

The Coriolis Effect

The Coriolis Effect

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:03:00 | 75691 views

Two demonstrators sit at either end of a rotating platform and toss a ball back and forth. When viewed from the rest frame (when the camera is mounted to the ground), the ball follow a straight line but doesn't reach its target because ...

RLE Investigator Profile Video Series: Rajeev J. Ram

RLE Investigator Profile Video Seri...

RLE

Added over 5 years ago | 00:00:00 | 71461 views

Professor Rajeev J. Ram of MIT discusses research and education in his group, and the intellectual challenges facing engineering at the frontiers of communications, energy and bioengineering.

MIT Physics Demo -- Back "emf" in a Large Solenoid

MIT Physics Demo -- Back "emf" in a...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 6 years ago | 00:00:23 | 62699 views

A large solenoid is connected to DC power through a knife switch. When the switch is closed, the current builds up to approximately 30 amps. When the switch is opened, the solenoid attempts to keep the current flowing, creating a huge...

Faraday's Cage

Faraday's Cage

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 5 years ago | 00:01:23 | 60046 views

In the electric field of a Van de Graaff generator, an unprotected Ben Franklin feels electrostatic forces. However, when a metal cage surrounds him, he is completely shielded against any electricity or electrostatic force. This is due...

Monkey and a Gun

Monkey and a Gun

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:01:16 | 57465 views

A stuffed monkey is suspended from a rod at one end of a lecture hall by an electromagnet. A golf ball gun aimed directly at the monkey cuts power to the electromagnet when fired. Thus, the monkey begins falling at the same instant th...

Ripple Tank: Single and Double Slit Diffraction and Interference

Ripple Tank: Single and Double Slit...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 5 years ago | 00:03:05 | 57101 views

A ripple tank is placed above a mirror and a projection screen. A horizontal bar, whose frequency can be varied, taps the surface of the water and produces plane waves. The waves are incident on a barrier containing an adjustable openi...

Breaking Glass with Sound

Breaking Glass with Sound

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 5 years ago | 00:02:33 | 55770 views

Rubbing the rim of a wine glass with a wet finger will cause it to resonate at its resonant frequency. The glass is placed in front of a speaker playing a sine wave, created by the function generator, of this same frequency. When the a...

MIT Physics Demo -- Exploding Wire

MIT Physics Demo -- Exploding Wire

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 6 years ago | 00:02:00 | 54826 views

A 100 uF oil-filled capacitor is charged to 3 KV. This takes approximately 15 minutes, creating a charge on the capacitor that could be lethal. The capacitor is then discharged through a 12" length of 30 gauge bare iron wire.When the hi...

Scot Frank

Scot Frank

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added 5 years ago | 00:00:37 | 54336 views

Scot Frank is a co-inventor of SolSource, a portable solar concentrator that can be used for heating the home, cooking and electricity generation. It was created to withstand the high winds of remote mountainous regions. Scot Frank and f...

Environmental Health Sciences: Bridging the Gap Between Genetics and Environment

Environmental Health Sciences: Brid...

MIT Museum

Added over 6 years ago | 00:04:32 | 54146 views

Researchers at MIT's Center for Environmental Health Sciences probe the relationship between genetics and environment in the development of illnesses such as lung cancer. A video produced by AMPS/MIT Libraries for the MIT Museum's class...

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