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The Ri Christmas Lectures

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Visit this site: http://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/

Author:The Royal Institution of Great Britain
Description: Register to watch the demonstration-packed, fun-filled videos that have formed a part of the British Christmas tradition for generations: "The natural history of a sunbeam," by George Porter; "Mathematics into pictures," by Christopher Zeeman; "Crystals and lasers," by John Meurig Thomas; "Exploring music," by Charles A. Taylor; "The magical maze," by Ian Stewart; "The num8er my5teries," by Marcus du Sautoy; "Size Matters," by Mark Miodownik; and more. Since 1966, UK television has broadcast the Christmas Lectures, a winter tradition started by Michael Faraday in 1825.

Levels: Late Elem. (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Video, Recreations
Math Topics: Communicating Math, Applications/Connections
Math Ed Topics: Public Understanding of Math

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