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Remembering Margaret MacVicar

Remembering Margaret MacVicar

Elemental MIT

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:28 | 13534 views

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...

MIT Professor Susan Lindquist

MIT Professor Susan Lindquist

Elemental MIT

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:37 | 47452 views

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,...

Robert W. Mann—The "Boston Arm"

Robert W. Mann—The "Boston Arm"

Elemental MIT

Added over 3 years ago | 00:01:03 | 10333 views

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...

BLOSSOMS - Can Earthquakes Be Predicted? (Arabic Voiceover)

BLOSSOMS - Can Earthquakes Be Predi...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 3 years ago | 00:22:47 | 4464 views

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...

BLOSSOMS - Is Bigger Better?: A Look at a Selection Bias that Is All Around Us (Arabic Voiceover)

BLOSSOMS - Is Bigger Better?: A Loo...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 3 years ago | 00:23:16 | 4396 views

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...

BLOSSOMS - Classifying Animals by Appearance Versus DNA Sequence with Megan Rokop (Arabic Voiceover)

BLOSSOMS - Classifying Animals by A...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 3 years ago | 00:55:08 | 4983 views

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...

BLOSSOMS - Protein Purification (Arabic Voiceover)

BLOSSOMS - Protein Purification (Ar...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 3 years ago | 00:17:13 | 4691 views

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.

BLOSSOMS - Using Geometry to Design Simple Machines with Professor Daniel Frey (Arabic Voiceover)

BLOSSOMS - Using Geometry to Design...

Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies (BLOSSOMS)

Added over 3 years ago | 00:51:43 | 4748 views

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...

Right Up Here: The Topsfield Fair

Right Up Here: The Topsfield Fair

DV Lab

Added over 3 years ago | 00:16:25 | 9055 views

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...

A Piece of Home

A Piece of Home

DV Lab

Added over 3 years ago | 00:12:21 | 4511 views

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...

Musical Selection

Musical Selection

MLK Breakfast 2011

Added over 3 years ago | 00:04:41 | 7529 views

MIT Gospel Choir

Welcome and Invocation

Welcome and Invocation

MLK Breakfast 2011

Added over 3 years ago | 00:10:30 | 7342 views

Daniel E. Soltero ’G John Wuestneck, MIT Board of Chaplains