Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.

Media Available in IMS

Holdings in the IMSA Audio & Visual Archives include (but are not limited to) the following:

Great Minds Lecture Series:

  • Dr. Jack Steinberger (10/6/98)
  • Dr. Leon M. Lederman - "The God Particle" (3/1/99) VHS
  • Dr. Michael Turner - "Why Is the Universe Accelerating?" (4/6/99) VHS
  • Dr. David Barnaby - "Astrophysics/South Pole (9/15/99)
  • Dr. Leon M. Lederman - "Science in the 21st Century" (10/12/99) VHS
  • Nunez White - "Stories of a Scientist" (10/25/2000)
  • Dr. Lawrence Krauss - "The Physics of Star Trek" (12/5/2000) VHS
  • Dr. Marvin Minsky - "Why Is It That Computers Still Cannot Do What Our Brains Can?" (10/10/01) DVD
  • Dr. George Zweig - applications of mathematics, physics, technology and neurobiology (10/17/2002)
  • Dr. Dudley Herschbach - "The Science of Elections" (9/18/2007) DVD
  • Dr. Edward "Rocky" Kolb - "Mysteries of the Dark Universe" (10/11/07) DVD
  • Panelists: Dr. Paul Grobstein, Dr. Stephanie Pace Marshall, Dr. Kurt Fischer, Dr. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, Dr. Kaline Christoff, Dr. Uri Wilensky, Dr. Marvin Minsky - "Learning and the Brain: Where Are We and Where Do We Need To Be?" (10/20/07) DVD
  • Theodore Gray - "Writing for Popular Science & Mathematica: TwoTalks for the Price of One!" (2/5/08) DVD
  • Dr. Robert Higgins, M.D. - "A Change of Heart: The Impact of Modern Innovation and Technology in Cardiovascular Disease Management" (3/3/08) DVD


Bernard C. Hollister Lecture & Leadership Symposium:

  • "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: The State, the Citizen, and the Law" - Dr. Max McGee, Dr. Lee Eysturlid, and others, Keynote: Sen. Edward D. Maloney (2/6/08)

 

Horwitz Lecture Series:

  • Dr. Laurel Burton - "Leadership: The Role of Personal Values in Health Care Ethics" (4/28/94)
  • Mike Singletary - "Whatever Happened to Conviction?" (4/19/95)
  • Dr. Leon Lederman (4/26/96)
  • Dr. Jean Bethke Elshtain - "American Democracy at Century's End" (4/15/97)
  • Dawn Clark Netsch - "Governmental Ethics: An Oxymoron?" (5/4/98)
  • Helen Zia - "Creating Affirmative Aspirations, Achieving Higher Expectations" (5/1/01)
  • Rabbi Lawrence Kushner - "Invisible Lines of Connection: Sacred Stories of the Ordinary" (4/4/2000)
  • Dr. Richard A. Marfuggi - "Ethical Decision-making Regarding Technological Advances" (4/12/07) DVD

Commencement/Graduation:

  • 1990 - Present (VHS and DVD)

Senior Recognition:

  • 1989- Present (VHS and DVD)


Student Events:

  • Diwali (1996, 1998, 2005, 2007)
  • International Celebration (1994, 1995, 1996, 1997)
  • Kwanzaa (2005, 1996, 1998, 2000)
  • Lunar New Year (1992)
  • SEAMS Interviews
  • AASA (1995-96)

 

IMSA History and Recruitment Videos

  • Various

 

NCSSSMST (National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science, and Technology)

PBL (Problem-based Learning):

  • Ahead of the Pack (1996)
  • Summer Sleuths Investigaciones (2007)
  • The Future of IMSA Pond: From "No Pond" to "Know Pond" (2007)

 

History/Social Science:

  • Metro History Fair 1992 / Chinese Americans
  • Metro History Fair 1994 - Growth & Expansion of Chicago (Singh - Huddle)
  • Little Journey - Han Choi
  • Han Choi UN Project (Jim Victory) (11/20/91)
  • Vietnam Documentary Interview w/ Guest, Han Choi (Jim Victory)
  • Vietnam Documentary - Han Choi (Spring, 1992)

 

Drama Club:

  • The Omelet Murder Case performed by IMSA Drama Club (12/15/91)

 

IMSA On Wheels:

  • Volume 1: "States of Matter and Chemical Reactions" (2004)
  • Volume 2: "Air Pressure and Bernoulli's Principle" (2005)
  • Volume 3: "Force & Inertia and the Physics of Sound" (2006)
  • Volume 4: "Electricity and Magnetism" (2007)

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