Plato Part 1
Plato (469 BC399 BC) was a Classical Greek philosopher. Credited as one f the founders of Western philosophy, in reality he is an enigmatic figure known only through other people's accounts. It is Plato's dialogues that have largely created today's impression of him.Perhaps his most important contribution to Western thought is his dialectic method of inquiry, known as the Socratic Method or method of "elenchus," which he largely applied to the examination of key moral concepts such as the
Cleaning a Personal Computer Keyboard
Learn from our expert some great techniques for cleaning your computer keyboard.
You need some electronic wipes, a can of air and a toothbrush to clean the keyboard. This video takes you through the steps to be able to clean out your keyboard.
How to Estimate the Size of the Sun
This video shows how to estimate the diameter of the sun including step by step instructions for constructing the equipment needed and an overview of the geometry of similar triangles.
The video also includes a brief introduction to the techniques used by the ancient Greeks to determine the size of the moon, distance to the moon and the distance to the sun. For junior and intermediate schools this video supports the mathematics and astronomy components of the curriculum.
Multiplying a 2-Digit Number by a 2-Digit Number: Fast Math Trick of Calculation
Improve your Math calculation speed and power up your weak math with the techniques you learn from this video. You will learn to multiply two-digit numbers with ease by following the clear steps on this video.
Includes information for making a classroom a language-rich environment -techniques for building vocabulary and inspiring word play. (2:06)
Managing Your Child's Kindergarten Learning
Lecture- Managing Your Child's Kindergarten Learning. Part of the series: How to Get Your Child Ready for Kindergarten. Learn tips and techniques on how to manage your child's learning processes in your own how to prepare him or her for kindergarten in this free how to video clip. (1:19)
Canvas Covering in Oil Painting
This Expert Villiage video shows how one goes about beginning to use oil paints on canvas. English captions go with the demonstration of the techniques. (1:59)
How to Make a Birthday Card
Instructions for making a birthday card. This video provides a demonstration on how to decorate the card with stamping
techniques and circle cutters. Also Learn about using two-way glue when making birthday cards.
Beading Tips : Beading Techniques
Learn to use crimping tools when making beaded jewelry with
instructions from a beading teacher. The beading teacher does a demonstration on techniques include using a variety of tools, such as the Mighty Crimper to cinch crimping beads at the ends of the jewelry, and the Magic Crimper, used for a rounded smashed crimp bead.
How to Become a Personal Chef
Learn about the process of becoming a personal chef from an experienced chef. He explains that becoming a personal chef requires a good entrepreneurial sense to run the business, a good understanding of basic cooking techniques and loads of creativity.
Knife Technique For Vegetables
Chef Desireé shows kids good knife techniques for vegetabels and demonstrates several cuts with a potato in a kitchen. She shows the kids how to hold the knife to cut with some safety tips.
What Does It Mean to Measure?
Explore what can be measured and what it means to measure. Identify
measurable properties such as weight, surface area, and volume, and
discuss which metric units are more appropriate for measuring these
properties. Refine your use of precision instruments, and learn about
alternate methods such as displacement. Explore approximation
techniques, and reason about how to make better approximations.
Declaring Independence, 1710-1850-Unit 4
The Enlightenment brought new ideals and a new notion of selfhood to the American colonies. This program begins with an examination of the importance of the trope of the self-made man in Benjamin Franklin's autobiography, and then turns to the development of this concept in the writings of Romanticist Ralph Waldo Emerson.
The Arts in Every Classroom: Expanding the Role of the Arts Specialist
Three arts teachers work with colleagues around their schools, using collaborative techniques that go beyond the traditional work of arts specialists. Kathy DeJean is a dance artist at Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans; Mary Perkerson is the visual art teacher at Harmony Leland Elementary School in Mableton, Georgia; and Amanda Newberry is the theatre specialist at Lusher.
Sleep: Brain Functions
What is the purpose of sleep? This module sets out to answer this question by exploring the patterns of a woman’s sleep and dream cycles in the setting of a sleep laboratory. Characteristics of the five stages of sleep and the typical 90-minute cycle are explained. The module also covers sleep disorders and the current techniques used to treat them.
Having determined the complete DNA nucleotide sequence of humans and several other organisms, today’s research has shifted to identifying genes and determining their functions. This session reviews the techniques used in BLAST searches, microarray experiments, and other genomics tools.
Sir James Galway Masterclass - Practicing Scales
Sir James Galway masterclass, Dallas Texas, Feb 24/07. In this masterclass he focuses on the C, F, and G scales as well as the Taffanel and Gaubert scale studies. Suggestions are given for practicing and fingering techniques.
Making a difference : 'tell me again' core skills DVD
This DVD offers clear and insightful guidance on performing basic core skills for garment construction with professional techniques. Examples include step by step demo on making a hem and making a variety of seams. It also covers repetitive tasks as "threading the machine and winding the bobbin". The sections are approximately two minutes long with a voice over to illuminate the demonstrations. The video was made through CLIP CETL as a learning resource only for London College of Fashion and Uni
HOU Middle School Curriculum: Solar System Science
The HOU Middle School Curriculum, Solar System Science (previously Hands-On Solar System or HOSS), lets your students use images from professional telescopes along with image processing software developed for use in the classroom, to learn key concepts in astronomy, mathematics, and technology. Solar System Science blends content learning with critical thinking skills and processes such as data interpretation, measurement techniques, and using appropriate tools for exploration.
John Haldon, Princeton University: History, Remote Sensing, and GIS - The Avkat Survey Project
This talk introduces briefly the Avkat Archaeological Survey, a collaborative research project in north-central Anatolia which seeks to integrate a number of different approaches to studying the past, using recent technological advances to integrate disparate datasets into a cohesive framework of analysis. From the 1980s, there has been continued development of methodologies of archaeological field survey, as well as remote sensing techniques ranging from ground-penetrating radar to airborne rad