Innovators at Work


  • Einstein's Innovative Thinking

    Students are introduced to two of Einstein's most famous theories -- special relativity and general relativity -- and what he was thinking when he developed them.

    Grades: 9-13+
  • Eduardo Torres-Jara

    In this video from Science City, meet Eduardo Torres-Jara, a postdoctoral associate in electrical engineering and computer science at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab. He describes his work on innovative robots that use tactile feedback to locate and grasp objects.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Innovation through Experimentation: Kiyoe Wellington

    In this performance video segment from From the Top at Carnegie Hall, fifteen-year-old double bassist Kiyoe Wellington plays a haunting piece by French composer François Rabbath on her grandfather's double bass, accompanied by pianist Christopher O'Riley. Listen for the low, sonorous tones that convey great depth of feeling.

    Grades: 5-12

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