In an effort to attract more high school students to science, two teams at MIT took inspiration for projects from reality TV and from online games. The video series “ChemLab Boot Camp” will begin posting episodes this month on MIT’s OpenCourseWare website. The Radix Endeavor, an online game in which human-like characters battle a villain who wants to corral all scientific knowledge for himself, is under development and should be ready for testing next year.
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