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Splash Biography



KATHERINE LATIMER, ESP Teacher




Major: Physics

College/Employer: UC Berkeley

Year of Graduation: G

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Past Classes

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M696: Things I Wish My Calculus III Teacher Had Told Me in Splash Fall 2019 (Nov. 02, 2019)
Many students of multivariable calculus feel justifiably overwhelmed by the panoply of theorems and formulae which are often bandied about in a seemingly disconnected fashion. I will attempt to provide a unified picture of this subject from the viewpoint of physics, where it arises naturally in the study of electromagnetism.


S706: How to Talk About Climate Change in Splash Fall 2019 (Nov. 02, 2019)
According to a 2018 report by researchers at the University of Michigan, about 6 in 10 Americans believe that global warming is taking place, and that it is caused by human activity. What should you do if you encounter one of those four who don't? In this session, we will discuss the most important takeaways from the current scientific consensus on climate change, as well as how to communicate effectively to a member of the non-scientific public.