S02E12: Underrepresentation (the elephant in the room)

Moses Rifkin came to the attention of Fox news for his short course on underrepresentation in Physics and Science and this led to the The Underrepresentation Curriculum Project. He tells us his story.

Timestamps

  • The Underrepresentation Curriculum with Moses Rifkin @ 00:53
  • Moses’ Practical in Memoriam – eggs from the sky! @ 31:50

Summary

Moses Rifkin came to the attention of Fox News for his short course on underrepresentation in Physics and Science (video below), but this has led to the growth and promotion of The Underrepresentation Curriculum Project (www.underrep.com). Thomas, Robin and Patrick agree that as white middle aged men we have a responsibility to challenge underrepresentation wherever we see it.

Moses also shares his practical in memoriam – eggs from the sky! He shared two videos with us of this spectacular activity!

Not to be left out, Patrick also shared a video of his trebuchet competition:

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