Lou Serico gives a presentation to TED about the genius of Mendeleev’s periodic table.
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Ada Lovelace was dubbed the “Enchantress of Numbers” because of her gift with mathematics. She is credited with being the inventor of the algorithm.
At the beginning of WW II when Hitler and the German Nazi army invaded the Russian City of Kiev the soccer team was allowed to play and it started a form of resistance that eventually led to retaliation.
Kelvin Doe is a 15 year old from Sierra Leone who is an engineering whiz and the youngest person in history to be invited to the “Visiting Practitioner’s Program” at MIT.
Katie Melua sings in her song “Nine Million Bicycles” about how far we are from the edge of the Universe, and then she was corrected and changes the lyrics to the song.
These 2 young men just won the first Science in Action Award for coming up with an affordable way to grow more food for their countrymen.
Euler’s Disk (pronounced “oiler’s disk”) is a disc that is spun on a reflective surface that seems to go on forever and is almost hypnotic. Here is a link to where you can find one along with some other teacher’s aids. www.teachersource.com
This is a cool and educational video from NASA about how the Earths weather works.
Learn the real history of the city of London, it’s not what you think it is.
Stephen Ritz is a teacher growing green in the South Bronx and here he talks to a group at TED about what he and his kids are doing.