ESP Biography


Major: 3-18

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2017

Picture of Rebecca Gallivan

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Past Classes

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H8201: Tolkien's Middle Earth in Spark 2014 (Mar. 15 - 16, 2014)
Do you love Middle Earth and its magical stories? Do you ever wonder how such a fantastic land came to be? In this class you will learn about some of Tolkien's secrets to creating such a mystical imaginative adventures.

M8203: Zero: A Dangerous Idea in Spark 2014 (Mar. 15 - 16, 2014)
Zero? A dangerous idea? You may not believe me but when we look at history and some interesting mathematical problems, we will discover a darker side of a seemingly simple number.

E8204: Engineering Materials in Spark 2014 (Mar. 15 - 16, 2014)
The world is filled with all different kinds of materials. They are what allow us to make new, better technology. So, we will study some of the materials that have helped us progress as a technological society and look at some of the materials that may bring about a greater future.

S7608: Crazy Creatures in the Sea in Splash! 2013 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2013)
Ever wonder why octopus have green blood? Or what makes orca such a special whale? Or maybe even how that thing that looks like a rock is actually an animal that is responsible for the health of 50% of the ocean? This course will answer these questions and more as it explores the crazy creatures that call the ocean their home.

M7609: The Number Orange in Splash! 2013 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2013)
Wondering what in the world a Number Orange is? Come and find out as we explore a different way of looking at numbers and why zero is really infinity's evil twin.