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Margaret L. A. MacVicar '64 was a cherished educator and innovator at MIT. She worked for diversity in admission and implemented changes in humanities and science requirements. Professor MacVicar founded the popular Undergraduate Researc...
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Professor Susan Lindquist remembers unexpected moments that changed her life's direction and helped her create a career in the sciences. Lindquist, a member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and an MIT biology professor,...
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MIT professor Robert W. Mann, an engineer and former rocket scientist, developed the world's first biomedical prosthetic device. In the 1960s, Mann helped produce a complex prosthetic elbow that joined an electromechanical device with re...
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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...
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This learning video addresses a particular problem of selection bias. Rather than delving into this broad topic via formal statistics, the video investigates how it may appear in our everyday lives, sometimes distorting our perceptions o...
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Video Summary: The topic of this video module is how to classify animals based on how closely related they are. The main learning objective is that students will learn how to make phylogenetic trees based on both physical characteristics...
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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.
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Video Summary: This video is meant to be a fun, hands-on session that gets students to think hard about how machines work. It teaches them the connection between the geometry that they study and the kinematics that engineers use -- expla...
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Video by: Emily Wanderer (2010) This short film documents the Topsfield Fair, the longest running agricultural fair in the U.S. Following farmers and hobbyists as they show their livestock and compete for prizes, the film explores the ch...
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Video by: Melissa Edoh (2010) Manufactured in Europe for West African markets since the 19th century, wax-print cloth has since become a key element of the West African cultural heritage. "A Piece of Home" offers a glimpse into this fabr...
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