Splash 2020: Canceled due to COVID-19


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THOMAS LYNN, ESP Teacher




College: Northwestern University

Major: ESAM

Year of Graduation: G

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Past Classes

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X460: Scams and the scamming scammers who want your money in Splash 2019 (Apr. 06, 2019)
Junk phone calls and emails claiming you've won the lottery are all too common today. Join me as we look at how these scams function by playing on emotions or trickery to con people out of millions.


M359: An introduction to fractals in Splash 2018 (Apr. 07, 2018)
How long is the coast of Great Britain? It depends on the scale you measure! Fractals are both interesting in challenging ideas of scale and often quite beautiful to look at. Learn the basics about fractals and the dimensions in between 1D, 2D, and 3D.


S318: Color Vision in Splash 2017 (Apr. 29, 2017)
How do different people see color? How does the eye pick out different colors? Students will get a brief introduction into how the human eye works and how color is perceived.