ESP Biography

AMY LI, ESP Teacher

Major: 6-3

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2024

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Past Classes

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S14719: Ice Cream and Other Cold Things: Fun with Liquid Nitrogen in Splash 2021 (Nov. 20 - 21, 2021)
Come watch us use liquid nitrogen to shatter fruits and rubber balls, freeze bubbles, and levitate chalk! We’ll be making liquid nitrogen ice cream (and you can follow along at home by substituting the liquid nitrogen with salt, ice, and elbow grease). Along the way, we’ll also explain the science of liquid nitrogen and show you a bunch of cool (get it?) demos!

X14454: Easy Bake! in Spark 2021 (Mar. 13 - 27, 2021)
Take a whisk, and learn how to bake with the simplest of ingredients. Join us for three batches of baking tips, (some) science, and of course, delectable treats! No experience is necessary, so let’s bake it ‘til we make it.

X14523: How to Run a Spark! in Spark 2021 (Mar. 13 - 27, 2021)
Ever thought about what happens behind-the-scenes when you sign up for Spark classes? Or how all of our teachers and classes fit into MIT's Zoom rooms? Spark takes months to plan, and for good reason. Come learn how we make Spark happen every year!

X14372: The Semi-Complete Beginner’s Guide to Figure Skating Fanhood in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Have you ever wanted to skate gracefully but found yourself with the coordination of a duck? Stepped onto ice and fallen flat on your butt? Well that’s okay, because you can register to become a figure skating fan instead! Learn to answer these questions from a figure skating fan’s perspective: What are the familiar faces you’ll see? How do judges score figure skating programs? How do pairs skating and couples’ ice dance differ? What are the Grand Prix, Four Continents, and the World Championships in the world of figure skating? How can you recognize each type of jump? Don’t skate by this opportunity to learn what it takes to stan the world’s coolest artistic athletes (or athletic artists)!