Splash Biography
GRACE PAN, ESP Teacher
Major: Physics College/Employer: Yale Year of Graduation: 2017 

Brief Biographical Sketch:
Not Available. Past Classes(Clicking a class title will bring you to the course's section of the corresponding course catalog)A2206: Yes, and...? An Introduction to Playing the Improv Game! in Splash Fall 16 (Nov. 05, 2016)
Ever heard of improvisational comedy? Great, now you have. How about The Game? No, not the thing you just lost, but the improv Game!
This will be a short and sweet course to the fundamentals of longform improvisational comedy! Whose Line is it Anyway? is shortform improv, but longform improv is where your characters come to life and you don't have to be super stressed about being super witty.
Hundreds of billions of toplevel psychology doctors recommend improv as a way to make friends, maybe lose friends, and know what to do in awkward social situations.
(Also if you're a science geek, help me make really bad science puns.)
S2048: Energy from Topology: Math Meets Materials Meets the Real World in Splash Spring 16 (Apr. 02, 2016)
As people study deeper and deeper math, they encounter beautiful but arcane concepts that usually only mathematicians might appreciate.
But sometimes beautiful math manifests itself in the physical world, in the nanoscale world. And this beautiful math has huge implications for what physics we see. Sometimes, it even suggests new paradigms of energy control and computing.
This class will be a brief introduction to the world of "topological materials", where physics, math, and the real world all converge at once.
M1501: One, sqrt(2),... infinity! in Splash Spring 15 (Apr. 04, 2015)
What is math? Have we invented math or is math a product of our natural world? Can infinity be grasped?
A brief philosophical and historical inquiry into topics of math, namely its ontology (how it can be represented as objects).
M1290: One, sqrt(2),... infinity! in Splash Fall 14 (Nov. 08, 2014)
What is math? Have we invented math or is math a product of our natural world? Can infinity be grasped?
A brief philosophical and historical inquiry into topics of math, namely its ontology (how it can be represented as objects).
E1186: One, sqrt(2),... infinity! in Sprout Fall 2014 (Oct. 04  18, 2014)
What is math? Have we invented math or is math a product of our natural world? Can infinity be grasped?
A brief philosophical and historical inquiry into topics of math, namely its ontology (how it can be represented as objects).
S956: Electricity Through Pokemon in Splash Spring 14 (Mar. 29, 2014)
Ever heard of Maxwell's equations? You know, that set of iconic physics equations that describes all of electromagnetism in just a few symbols?
Figure out what's behind those triangles and fancy calculus symbols through the lens of Pokemon examples! A conceptually smooth way to delve into the physics of electromagnetism.
S818: Electricity Through Pokemon in Sprout Spring 14 (Feb. 15  Mar. 01, 2014)
Ever heard of Maxwell's equations? You know, that set of iconic physics equations that describes all of electromagnetism in just a few symbols?
Figure out what's behind those triangles and fancy calculus symbols through the lens of Pokemon examples! A conceptually smooth way to delve into the physics of electromagnetism.
H681: MetaLearning: What is learning? in Splash Fall 13 (Nov. 09, 2013)
What is learning? How do we learn? Can we truly learn knowledge? Why does it all matter?
Come for an hour of mindstimulating discussion and lesson on metalearning, or “learning about learning”! Pick up new perspectives on what it means to acquire, internalize, or teach information and knowledge.
S567: MetaLearning: What is learning? in Sprout Fall 13 (Oct. 05  19, 2013)
What is learning? How do we learn? Can we truly learn knowledge? Why does it all matter?
Come for an hour of mindstimulating discussion and lesson on metalearning, or "learning about learning"! Pick up new perspectives on what it means to acquire, internalize, or teach information and knowledge.
