TED Talks Education

Ramsey Musallam: Curiosity Comes First

Clip: Episode 1 | 6m 29s

Flames, propulsion, and electricity were part of chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam's TED Talk, all safely demonstrated on video behind him. The San Francisco teacher also included a video of a student's experiment, which she had conducted at home after being inspired by a lesson. Musallam emphasized the need to engage students' curiosity, and let their questions be a guide for teaching.

Aired: 05/07/13

Expired: 05/08/16

Rating: NR

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