Visualizing science without math: Peter Jansen

"We can help kids develop an intuitive understanding of the world."

Noticing that the fear of complex mathematical concepts often impedes a person’s interest in science, Peter Jansen hopes to transform how students understand the subject with the help of his Star Trek-inspired “tricoder,” a device designed to visualize, not just analyze, the science behind everyday objects. (Filmed at TEDxBrussels.)

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    a… As someone who has never really understood “higher” math but loves science, this is immensely appealing… Any takers?
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    a… I wish people thought like this more often!!!! Math makes me cry!
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    a… Science is cool. Math isn’t.
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    I LOVE this!!!
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    Oh man.
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