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Mitk12 Videos

Homecooked STEM videos for K-12 students made by MIT students. Served up fresh from MIT's Office of Digital Learning, with a side of MIT resources.

Person holding a screw touching a paper clip. Caption: then this screw should be able to generate a magnetic field.
5 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Closeup of tongs picking up a small piece of mold off bread contained in a glass jar. Caption: I'll take some bread mold and let it work.
3 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two glow sticks immersed in separate containers of liquid. One stick is glowing much brighter than the other. Caption: The one in hot water gets brighter
5 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Pie chart diagram showing that the atmosphere contains 1/5 oxygen. Caption:  Two ways of O2 entry. Caption: Oxygen makes about 1/5 of the atmosphere,
5 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
People feeding dried hay to goats. Caption: How can we figure out how much energy is stored in this hay?
5 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: MIT Explains: How to Make a Video Game
4 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Streak of light across a night sky with a change in height of 15m and a length of 217m. Caption: If we know the distances and the time the shutter was open,
6 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Sedimentary rock (erosion) is turned into metamorphic rock (heat and pressure); metamorphic rock changes to igneous rock; igneous (magma) rock can go back to metamorphic rock or can change to sedimentary rock. Caption: They can be broken down again and become sedimentary.
4 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Cartoon of a girl and another cartoon character sitting at a table. The girl has an empty plate and the character has a plate full of hot dogs. Caption: Why didn't you get anything to eat?
Yana & Egbert
Episode 3
4 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Cartoon of a girl and another cartoon character holding a cardboard box. Caption: Yeah. What do you think is inside?
Yana & Egbert
Episode 4
4 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Cartoon character with African landscape and animals in background. Caption: Yana, oh, thank goodness you're here.
Yana & Egbert
Episode 1
3 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Cartoon of a girl holding a stopwatch between two aardvarks. Caption: And we'll see who sneezes the most in a minute.
Yana & Egbert
Episode 5
5 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Cartoon of a girl and a second character next to a gumball machine. The machine has a yellow gumball descending the chute. Caption: Yellow! Another yellow!
Yana & Egbert
Episode 2
3 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3