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December 9, 2014 AT 2:00 am

MIT takes new approach with STEM concept videos #makereducation

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MIT’s new video series aims to bridge the gap between abstract concepts learned in the classroom and problem solving in the real world.

From MIT News:

The videos utilize animations, visualizations, demonstrations, and examples from a variety of engineering and science disciplines. A video on “Vector Fields” contains footage of a smoke probe visualization of airflow over a model of an F16 aircraft shot in MIT’s Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel. Another video, entitled “Feedback Loops,” uses animations of blood-glucose regulation to highlight how feedback loops pass information in the body to maintain homeostasis or elicit a particular biological response.

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