Basics of the Metric System
Examine the basic units of the metric system as taught by a math teacher. This video starts with the history of the metric system, then shows how they got the rest of the metric system. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
Kite Basics - Build a Kite
This kite project is designed to support the flight unit of the flight curriculum at the elementary school level. The video includes step by step instructions for building a kite. This is an excellent project for youth clubs, Brownies, Cubs etc. This simple sled kite is an excellent flyer and is easy to build. The terms lift, gravity, drag and tension are discussed as they relate to kites. The video concludes with suggestions for experimenting with kite design.
Basics of Geography: Climate
Discusses what makes up geography; land, water, people and their lives and how land and water affect them. Geography also includes climate. Climate is the weather pattern in a region of the world over a long period of time. One of the major factors affecting our climate is the Sun. The way the Earth moves around the Sun affects the climate. This video discusses rotation, revolution, year, axis, hemisphere, latitude, lines of latitude, and equator. This video discusses what causes the different c
Computer Basics : What Happens When a Laptop Overheats?
When a laptop computer overheats, it can possibly turn off without any notice, causing lost information; it can also cause the processor memory to pop out and turn off. Allow a laptop room to vent heat from the battery by using a cooling unit attached to the bottom of the computer. English captions. (3:00)
Basics of Ratios (sv)
How ratios work.This video by Duane Habecker is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki.
Whole Brain Teaching: The Basics
See a demonstration of six of the most effective Whole Brain teaching techniques. Over 6,000 K-14 educators representing over 250,000 students have attended conferences on these strategies. Once you watch, you will see why.
This video is designed to provide a basic introduction to gears suitable for grades 4 to 9. Gear rotation, gear ratio, rates of rotation, mechanical advantage and examples of use are included. A second video, " Time, Clocks and Gears" explains how gears are used in mechanical clocks to control the hands on an analog clock.
Curriki Video Tutorial 4: Contributing to Curriki - The Basics
A video tutorial that demonstrates how to contribute curricula to Curriki. Run time 09:50.
They're odd-looking shapes you may never have heard of, but they're everywhere around you—the jagged repeating forms called fractals. If you know what to look for, you can find them in the clouds, in mountains, even inside the human body.
Agent Based Modeling of Complex Adaptive Systems (basics)
Our human society consists of many intertwined Large Scale Socio-Technical Systems (LSSTS), such as infrastructures, industrial networks, the financial systems etc. Environmental pressures created by these systems on Earth’s carrying capacity are leading to exhaustion of natural resources, loss of habitats and biodiversity, and are causing a resource and climate crisis. To avoid this sustainability crisis, we urgently need to transform our production and consumption patterns. Given that we, as
Can We Sustain the Basics: Air, Land and Water?
"Can We Sustain the Basics: Air, Land and Water?" was presented as an expert panel discussion, moderated by Loring Bullard, executive director of the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks. Panelists include: Patrick Byers, regional horticulture specialist at the University of Missouri Extension; Barbara Lucks, materials recovery and education coordinator for the City of Springfield Public Works Department; and Joe Pitts, executive director of the James River Basin Partnership.
2.1 Some basics of debt and interest
Debt has now become a part of everyday life, with personal debt in the UK topping £1.1 trillion in 2005. In this unit, you will explore the different types of debt and loans and some of the associated concepts, arming yourself with more information to plan your financial future.
Blackboard 9 - Grade Center Basics
Accessing the Grade Center, Creating a Column and Adding Grades.
ESCRITURA AUDIOVISUAL (2008)
La asignatura pretende, desde un punto de vista teórico y práctico, incrementar las capacidad de diseño del espacio y tiempo audiovisual, con la finalidad de, a través de este proceso, introducir al alumno en el campo de la realización de audiovisuales.
It's time that politicians had performance-related bonuses
During the financial crisis, politicians across the spectrum have assailed bankers’ bonuses. In a similar way, politicians should now use the sovereign-debt crisis as an opportunity to re-examine their own pay. The collapse of the largest Ponzi scheme in history, the European Social Model, is not caused by inappropriate bonuses, but by a lack of bonuses.
Advice to direct marketers: let the people do the talking
The explosion of social networking sites has been a boon for direct marketers. For the hundreds of millions of users of Facebook, MySpace, YouTube and so on, they are fun ways to communicate with their friends and make more friends. But for marketers they are huge databases of consumer information.
'Badge' Value: Finding and Promoting Products That Inspire Customer Loyalty
Alex Panos and his colleagues at TSG Consumer Partners, a San Francisco-based investment fund, believe that consumers will always be interested in products that enhance their lives, even if it means paying more than they have in the past. That philosophy has brought impressive results for TSG primarily in the beauty, food and beverage areas. Panos, who joined the 23-year-old firm in 1998, spoke with Knowledge@Wharton about the company's strategy, why it favors family-owned businesses, where to f
How Entrepreneurs Can Create Effective Business Plans
When an entrepreneur has identified a potential business opportunity, the next step is developing a business plan for the new venture. What exactly should the new plan contain? How can the entrepreneur ensure it has the substance to find interest among would-be investors? In this installment of a series of podcasts for the Wharton-CERT Business Plan Competition, Wharton management professor Ian MacMillan explains that business plans must contain several crucial elements: They must articulate a m
Basics of Entrepreneurship: Dealing with Venture Capitalists
A critical step in the creation of a new venture is raising the capital to bring the new business to life. What sources of capital can an entrepreneur tap and what factors must she or he keep in mind while going through the process? According to Stephen Sammut, a senior fellow and lecturer at Wharton, so-called angel investors represent one possible option. Another source is venture capitalists (VCs), who may fund start-ups or invest at a later stage in a company's growth. In this podcast for th