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Pierre Galtier-Boissière spinning wheel in Procèdés et applications de la sématotechnie, 1883

Pierre Galtier-Boissière spinning w...

MIT Libraries. Movable Messages in Books: Spinning Wheels, Coded Disks, and Volvelles

Added 4 months ago | 00:00:06 | 833 views

Pierre Galtier-Boissière wrote on a wide range of topics including alcoholism, gout, and language. This book on a new form of shorthand was supposed to make learning “fun,” and presumably this volvelle, with its unique design, supplied a...

Science is Fun and the Joy of Learning

Science is Fun and the Joy of Learning

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added almost 3 years ago | 01:11:31 | 1786 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: Bassam ShakhashiriLicense: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information at http://ocw.mit.edu/termsMore courses at http://ocw.mit.eduWARNING NOTICE:The experiments descr...

Library Myths - Episode 1

Library Myths - Episode 1

MIT Libraries

Added 4 years ago | 00:01:30 | 30830 views

Library Myths sets the record straight, debunking common misconceptions about libraries. The premiere episode reveals things you never knew you could check out of the MIT Libraries.

An MIT Christmas: Enjoying the Weather with Traditional Construction Methods

An MIT Christmas: Enjoying the Weat...

Media

Added over 4 years ago | 00:01:29 | 16767 views

Troy High School InvenTeam: Presentation

Troy High School InvenTeam: Present...

InvenTeams Presentations

Added over 6 years ago | 00:11:37 | 30537 views

The Troy High School from Fullerton, Calif., received a 2008 InvenTeam grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program to invent a robotic coconut tree climbing device. The InvenTeam presented its invention at EurekaFest at MIT in June 2008.

Saint Thomas Academy InvenTeam: Presentation

Saint Thomas Academy InvenTeam: Pre...

InvenTeams Presentations

Added over 6 years ago | 00:09:28 | 40331 views

The Saint Thomas Academy from Mendota Heights, Minn., received a 2008 InvenTeam grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program to invent an electric motorcycle with compressible "crush zones" for urban commuter safety. The InvenTeam presented its...

Brillion High School InvenTeam: Presentation

Brillion High School InvenTeam: Pre...

InvenTeams Presentations

Added over 6 years ago | 00:08:34 | 34506 views

The Brillion High School from Brillion, Wis., received a 2008 InvenTeam grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program to invent an electric all-terrain multi-purpose lifting machine. The InvenTeam presented its invention at EurekaFest at MIT in ...

Saratoga Springs High School InvenTeam: Presentation

Saratoga Springs High School InvenT...

InvenTeams Presentations

Added over 6 years ago | 00:13:29 | 27279 views

Saratoga Springs High School from Saratoga Springs, N.Y., received a 2008 InvenTeam grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program to invent a plant and flower success indicator to measure garden conditions, dubbed the Garden Consultant. The InvenT...

West Salem High School InvenTeam: Showcase

West Salem High School InvenTeam: S...

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams

Added over 6 years ago | 00:01:14 | 27796 views

West Salem High School from West Salem, Ore., received a 2005 InvenTeam grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program to invent a watermelon ripeness evaluator. The InvenTeam exhibited its invention at a showcase held at MIT in June 2005.

Speed of a Bullet

Speed of a Bullet

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:00:22 | 45307 views

A pair of spinning wheels 1.5 meters apart is placed in the path of a bullet. A bullet is fired with the wheels stationary for reference position, and fired again with the wheels spinning at a known speed. The second wheel will rotate mo...

MIT Physics Demo -- Bicycle Wheel Gyroscope

MIT Physics Demo -- Bicycle Wheel G...

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 7 years ago | 00:01:28 | 172077 views

A bicycle wheel is suspended from one of end of its axie by a rope, and spun up by hand. The wheel's axle is then placed horizontally and the free end of the axle processes about the supported end. The gyroscope seems to defy gravity ...

Palo Alto High School InvenTeam: Presentation

Palo Alto High School InvenTeam: Pr...

Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams

Added 7 years ago | 00:19:39 | 29946 views

The Palo Alto High School from Palo Alto, Calif., received a 2007 InvenTeam grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program to create a head-mounted remote control for quadriplegics. The InvenTeam presented its project at MIT in June 2007. Henry Ev...

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