ESP Biography


Major: 18

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2024

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Past Classes

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X15931: Tea! in Spark 2024 (Mar. 16 - 17, 2024)
What is tea? Aside from being the most popular beverage in the world... come learn about what tea is, its cultural significance in different cultures, some of the complex history of tea cultivation, and taste test some different types of teas!

A15929: Arts & Crafts in HSSP Spring 2024 (Mar. 02, 2024)
Arts & crafts workshop - Each week work on a different project - observational drawing - polymer clay crafting - mixed media craft/papercraft - mural painting

X15497: Cookie Lab: The Science of Baking! in Spark 2023 (Mar. 18 - 19, 2023)
Why do we bake cookies the way we do? Put in the amount of flour/butter as we do? What does baking soda/powder do? What happens if we stray from the recipe? Come find out! Bake (and enjoy) cookies the right way and the not so right way...

W15028: Firestorm in Spark 2022 (Mar. 12 - 13, 2022)
Listen to as many rapid fire 5 minute talks as we can fit into the class duration! Topics encompass everything that we have expertise in. $$\textbf{This is a walk-in activity; you can drop in and out of this class at will.}$$

X14850: Expression Through Appearance in Splash 2021 (Nov. 20 - 21, 2021)
Come learn about how people use their appearance (such as fashion, hair, etc.) to convey information about themselves and their beliefs. Will explore punk movements and lgbt+ identifiers as examples of expression through appearance.

M14564: Intro to Linear Algebra - What really is a matrix? in HSSP Summer 2021 (Jul. 10 - 31, 2021)
Have you seen matrices in math class but don't understand why they're taught? Or what they really are? Or why they multiply so weird? This was how I felt when I first saw them, wondering why it was decided that numbers should be arranged in a rectangle. I only knew the answers to these questions, much later, when I learned linear algebra - which I think is far later than necessary. Come learn what a matrix really is, and the truly beautiful math behind it!

M14284: SET (& the mathematics of) in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Learn how to play the card game SET, what it means when people call it a hypercube, and how to win the game without flipping over the last card (and the math behind why the trick works!)