ESP Biography


Major: 2

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: G

Picture of Rebecca Kurfess

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Not Available.

Past Classes

  (Clicking a class title will bring you to the course's section of the corresponding course catalog)

S12348: Climate Change Science in Splash 2018 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2018)
Discover the science behind climate change and its impacts, including why carbon dioxide is produced, the impact of other greenhouse gases, and the chemical and ecological effects in the ocean, on land, and in the atmosphere.

S12349: Fun Facts About the Ocean in Splash 2018 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2018)
Did you know that horseshoe crabs came from life on a meteorite? That stingrays store electric energy from lightning? Or that starfish can move 20 mph when prompted? None of those facts are true, but we'll talk about some equally surprising facts about ocean life!

P12383: American History Through Comics in Splash 2018 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2018)
Superheroes were popularized during and after World War II when Americans needed hope against crime in cities and international violence. Comic strips in general represent much of the culture of their time, from politics to technology to social life. We'll go through American history (~1920-present) through the lens of comics to see how we can learn from the past through publications made for children and young adults.