In this video, students are introduced to the concept of chiral molecules and the relationship between molecular structure and function. Students first analyze some everyday objects and determine if they are chiral or achiral.
This video leads students through descriptions of the motion of two objects observed from two frames of reference: a rotating turntable, and the relatively stationary ground frame.
In this video, Legos are used to create possible molecular level models of a buffer. This is done to better understand how a buffer works and the components a buffer must contain in order to be effective.
This video discusses negative and positive feedback loops, how they tie into the body’s mechanism of internal regulation, and what happens when these mechanisms fail.
This video motivates the statistical mechanics approach through material structure and behavior. Entropy is introduced as a natural variable whose derivative with respect to energy is zero when the number of microstates is maximized.
This video provides an introduction to conditional probability and its calculations. The first chapter reviews basic probability terminology and introduces standard conditional probability notation using a simple marble drawing example.
In this video, viewers explore the differences and similarities between thermal equilibrium and steady state temperature.
This video leads students through using linear algebra to model a gear train.
This video leads students through modeling the regular, non-linear pendulum with a differential equation. We explore why solutions to a differential equation are an infinite family of functions. We show that to determine a specific solution to this second order differential equation, two ...
This video leads students through an approximation technique to compute the fuel efficiency of a car moving at highway speeds.
Prof. Townsend introduces the course to the students, explains the syllabus, and covers the topics of finance, growth, and volatility.
This learning video continues the theme of an early BLOSSOMS lesson, Flaws of Averages, using new examples — including how all the children from Lake Wobegon can be above average, as well as the Friendship Paradox.
Effective field theory is a fundamental framework to describe physical systems with quantum field theory.In this lecture, the professor discussed EFT of Hydrogen, top-down and bottom-up, and renormalizable EFT. Instructor: Prof. Iain Stewart
Flying kites is a popular hobby in Malaysia and very much part of the culture. With fun animations, this lesson looks at kite flying science to introduce basic ideas related to the dynamics of kite flying.
Linda Griffith, Director of the Center for Gynepathlogy Research (CGR), explains the Human Body on a Chip Modeling Microphysiological Systems.
Linda Griffith, Director of the Center for Gynepathlogy Research (CGR), explains her research about In Vitro Tissue Engineering.
Some materials sink and others float. But which is which and what happens when we combine them? Using a variety of demonstrations, this video explores the phenomenon of floating and sinking. In particular, we discuss the concept of density and how materials can be ...
This animation shows density layers in the South China Sea being perturbed by the regular back-and-forth tidal flow through the Luzon Strait.
What is circular motion, and how does it work? Learn the math behind it!