Tensile StressStrain Curve

High School Lesson Plan for Non-Newtonian Fluids

In the Spring of 2007 I took a course called “Paul Revere: Tough as Nails” (Materials Science course plus History of Technology course), and the final project my team and I chose was to design lesson plans for teaching non-Newtonian fluid dynamics and significance to elementary, high school, and college students. This post outlines the[…]

Bartholomew and the Oobleck

Early Primary School Lesson Plan for Non-Newtonian Fluids

In the Spring of 2007 I took a course called “Paul Revere: Tough as Nails” (Materials Science course plus History of Technology course), and the final project my team and I chose was to design lesson plans for teaching non-Newtonian fluid dynamics and significance to elementary, high school, and college students. This post outlines the[…]

Teaching the Dynamics and Significance of Non-Newtonian Materials

Teaching the Dynamics and Significance of Non-Newtonian Materials

In the Spring of 2007 I took a course called “Paul Revere: Tough as Nails” (Materials Science course plus History of Technology course), and the final project my team and I chose was to design lesson plans for teaching non-Newtonian fluid dynamics and significance to elementary, high school, and college students. This post outlines the[…]

Learning as a Continuum: lessons from ESL, special needs teaching

The following is a short discussion on what we can learn from ‘special needs’ teaching completed for the Pedagogy module of an independent study course designed by 6 Olin College students in the Spring 2007 Semester. The six students involved in the course were: Mel Chua, Chris Dellin, Boris Dieseldorff, Chandra Little, Marco Morales, and[…]

Teaching and Learning in terms of Transmission Power and Channel Receptivity

Modeling Classroom Learning using Digital Communications and Vector Algebra

The following is the an article on learning and digital communications for an independent study course designed by 6 Olin College students in the Spring 2007 Semester. The six students involved in the course were: Mel Chua, Chris Dellin, Boris Dieseldorff, Chandra Little, Marco Morales, and Andy Pethan. For additional information on other Olin Student[…]

Social Entrepreneurship Meets Anthropology

In the Fall of 2010 I took a course called “The Enlightened Entrepreneur,” a fieldwork intensive social entrepreneurship course at Babson College, and below is a reflection on my experience in this entrepreneurship course, and how anthropology’s fieldwork information gathering process is similar to the user-oriented design methodologies employed in Olin Courses in product and[…]

Life Hacking Curriculum

An Information Literacy Curriculum: “Life Hacking”

The following is the deliverable for the Information Literacy module of an independent study course called MetaOlin designed by 6 Olin College students in the Spring 2007 Semester. The six students involved in the course were: Mel Chua, Chris Dellin, Boris Dieseldorff, Chandra Little, Marco Morales, and Andy Pethan. For an overview of the entire[…]