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Adsorption: Using the Tamarind Frui...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:14:20 | 1000 views

This lesson is multidisciplinary in character and aims to show students one of the many processes to treat contaminated water with chemical substances (adsorption). It uses an alternative biomaterial, ground tamarind skin, as a filterin...

Flu Math Games (Japanese Voice Over)

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:34:04 | 1175 views

This video lesson shows students that math can play a role in understanding how an infectious disease spreads and how it can be controlled. During this lesson, students will see and use both deterministic and probabilistic models and wil...

How Big Is A Mole: Do We Really Com...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:19:01 | 1109 views

The unit “mole” is used in chemistry as a counting unit for measuring the amount of something. One mole of something has 6.02×1023 units of that thing. The magnitude of the number 6.02×1023 is challenging to imagine. The goal of this les...

How Mosquitoes Fly in the Rain (Jap...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:23:49 | 1362 views

In this lesson, we learn how insects can fly in the rain. The objective is to calculate the impact forces of raindrops on flying mosquitoes. Students will gain experience with using Newton's laws, gathering data from videos and graphs, a...

Recognizing Chemical Reactions (Jap...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:22:54 | 1260 views

What do all chemical reactions have in common? Most students describe a chemical reaction as an event where an explosion, color change, or a gas is formed. As a prerequisite for this lesson students need only be acquainted with the parti...

Fantastic Factorials (Malay Subtitles)

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:24:14 | 878 views

The aim of this video lesson is to introduce the concept of factorials, and to show students that everyday events in their lives have so much to do with factorials - even if they do not realize it! During this video, students will learn ...

The Physics of Pool (Malay Subtitles)

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:24:40 | 909 views

The objective of this lesson is to illustrate how a common everyday experience (such as playing pool) can often provide a learning moment. In the example chosen, we use the game of pool to help explain some key concepts of physics. One o...

Why the Honeycomb of Beehives Has a...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:26:45 | 928 views

Beavers are generally known as the engineers of the animal world. In fact the beaver is MIT's mascot! But honeybees might be better engineers than beavers! And in this lesson involving geometry in interesting ways, you'll see why! Honeyb...

Why Pay More? (Malay Subtitles)

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:30:30 | 942 views

This lesson is an introduction to Multiple Regression Analysis or MRA, a statistical process used widely in many professions to estimate the relationship among variables. The aim of this video is to make it easier for students to underst...

Why Neutralise? (Malay Subtitles)

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:20:21 | 1099 views

Video Summary Biography For Teachers Additional Resources Transcript Download Video Comments The aim of this lesson is to introduce the concept of Neutralization and its application in our daily lives. Stud...

Uniform Circular Motion and Centrif...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:27:04 | 987 views

The objective of this video lesson is to correct the misconception in the students’ understanding of centrifugal force. The lesson will work to clarify this misconception by using Newton's three laws of motion, particularly the law of in...

Soaring in the Wind: The Science of...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 1 year ago | 00:28:58 | 909 views

Flying kites is a popular hobby in Malaysia and very much part of the culture. This lesson looks at kite flying science to introduce basic ideas related to the dynamics of kite flying and can be used as an extension of a physics lesson, ...