Splash Biography



SHERRY ANN MORGENSTERN, ESP Teacher




Major: Philosophy

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2019

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Past Classes

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A3587: Fun With Fruit in Splash Spring 19 (Apr. 06, 2019)
Whether you love many fruits or none, come to learn about food and have some fun! This class will engage the senses to expose you to fruits both new and familiar. There will be eating! NOTE: Those with food allergies should email yalesplash@gmail.com before enrolling in this class.


E3503: Amazing Animals in Sprout Spring 19 (Feb. 16 - Mar. 02, 2019)
Take a whirlwind tour of the animal kingdom and learn about fascinating experiments that reveal how animals think and feel. You'll never look at octopi, bumblebees, dogs, or many other cool creatures the same way again.


E3504: Fun with Fruit in Sprout Spring 19 (Feb. 16 - Mar. 02, 2019)
Experience fruit as you've never experienced it before. This class will engage the senses to taste, draw, and write about fruits both new and familiar. Whether you love many fruits or none, come to learn about food and have some fun! Eating is NOT required, though you will have the option to eat if you so choose. NOTE: Those with food allergies should email yalesprout@gmail.com before enrolling in this class.


H3214: The Power of Habit in Splash Spring 18 (Apr. 07, 2018)
This class will explore the science of how habits are formed and how we can use them to our advantage. At the end of the class, each student will workshop one habit they wish to kick or develop.


H3224: The Power of Habit in Splash Spring 18 (Apr. 07, 2018)
This class will explore the science of how habits are formed and how we can use them to our advantage. At the end of the class, each student will workshop one habit they wish to kick or develop.


C3041: Does God Exist? in Sprout Spring 18 (Feb. 17 - Mar. 03, 2018)
Arguments for and against the existence of God. We will focus in particular on arguments concerning the Abrahamic God - that is, the God of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Bring your questions, your objections, and your readiness to think!


E2852: Thought Experiments in Sprout Fall 17 (Sep. 30 - Oct. 14, 2017)
A train is hurtling toward five people tied to a track - unless you pull the lever. On the other track is a worker who knows the train will not be coming his way and also cannot hear the train due to his headphones. Do you sacrifice the one to save the five? Learn about famous thought experiments from throughout history, including some you've never heard of, and share your thoughts!


H2862: Thought Experiments in Splash Fall 17 (Nov. 11, 2017)
Would you step inside a "pleasure box" that would give you your ideal life? Would you allow a trolley to run over one person to save five? Learn about famous thought experiments, as well as ones you've never heard of, and share your thoughts!


H2666: Afterlives: What Happens When We Die in Splash Spring 17 (Apr. 08, 2017)
What happens when we die? Explore how religions like Christianity, Buddhism, and Islam conceive of the afterlife. We will also address the atheistic conception of death and how irreligion understands the afterlife.


H2733: Afterlives: What Happens When We Die in Splash Spring 17 (Apr. 08, 2017)
What happens when we die? Explore how religions like Christianity, Buddhism, and Islam conceive of the afterlife. We will also address the atheistic conception of death and how irreligion understands the afterlife.


H2217: Does God Exist? in Splash Fall 16 (Nov. 05, 2016)
One of the most (in)famous arguments in all of philosophy, the ontological argument is a highly contested "proof" with a simple conclusion: that God exists. Develop your own thoughts as you learn about the major arguments for and critiques against Anselm of Canterbury's famous argument.


A2276: Improv with Lux Improvitas in Splash Fall 16 (Nov. 05, 2016)
Learn new and exciting improv games and exercises with one of Yale's long-form improv troupes!


H2072: Counting Votes in Splash Spring 16 (Apr. 02, 2016)
One man, one vote may be the law of the land in America, but it isn't always like that. Learn about the different ways democracies can count votes in elections, and how this affects who wins. Learn how politicians strategize based upon how people can vote.