2006 (MIT subject 12.000 - Solving Complex Problems) Fall 2002
Final Presentation will take place in 34-101 starting at 7:15pm, and will
be broadcast live over the internet on December 6th, 2002 starting at
7:30 pm. Please choose the speed of the connection below. The final presentation
will remain on the web.
freshmen taking 12.000 have worked this fall to design a mission to develop
a way to characterize and monitor the well-being of one of the last true
frontiers on Earth the Amazon Basin rainforest and devise
a set of practical strategies to ensure its preservation. The students
were divided into nine teams and have had the coaching of upperclassmen,
the mentoring of MIT alumni/ae and experts from around US and Brazil,
and the contact of MIT faculty.
the details of the students'
final website from Mission 2006. This website embodies
a semester of work.
the students' presentation from December 6th. You will need RealPlayer
Supported by the d'Arbeloff
Fund for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, this class
is being taught by Professor
Kip Hodges (geology - Course XII) as a part of an Institute-wide
initiative to expand the horizons of freshman education.