Innovation in Energy Storage: What I Learned in 3.091 was All I Needed to Know
Donald Sadoway, John F. Elliott Professor of Materials Chemistry; Department of Materials Science Engineering;
Description: In a lecture that could have been titled, Better Education through Chemistry, Don Sadoway begins with solar energy, grid"level storage, and liquid metal batteries and moves into education innovation around new and radical ways to teach chemistry.
Calling 3.091 a chemistry"centered class or Chemistry and the World Around Us Sadoway uses examples from art, literature, music, and film to bring the topic alive. He weaves a complex chemistry tale with special features that include materials science jokes, insights into Salvador Dali, the story of human greed that took down the Titanic, and the use of primary sources in science.
He also shares some amazing student innovations around learning chemistry, including the periodic table of the chemical elements set to "Do"Re"Mi", and periodic table inspired sonnets.
Host(s): Alumni Association, Alumni Association
It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!
You need to log in, in order to post comments.
More from MIT World — special events and lectures
Added over 6 years ago | 00:45:19 | 4703 views
Added over 6 years ago | 01:24:00 | 4025 views
Added over 6 years ago | 00:44:10 | 4914 views
Added over 6 years ago | 00:49:10 | 9727 views
Added over 6 years ago | 01:22:00 | 4475 views
Added over 6 years ago | 00:51:40 | 5585 views