ESD.34 System Architecture (MIT)
This course covers principles and methods for technical System Architecture. It presents a synthetic view including: the resolution of ambiguity to identify system goals and boundaries; the creative process of mapping form to function; and the analysis of complexity and methods of decomposition and re-integration. Industrial speakers and faculty present examples from various industries. Heuristic and formal methods are presented. Restricted to SDM (System Design and Management) students.
STS.471J Engineering Apollo: The Moon Project as a Complex System (MIT)
This course is a detailed technical and historical exploration of the Apollo project to "fly humans to the moon and return them safely to earth" as an example of a complex engineering system. Emphasis is on how the systems worked, the technical and social processes that produced them, mission operations, and historical significance. Guest lectures are featured by MIT-affiliated engineers who contributed to and participated in the Apollo missions. Students work in teams on a final project analyzi
6.973 Communication System Design (MIT)
This course presents a top-down approach to communications system design. The course will cover communication theory, algorithms and implementation architectures for essential blocks in modern physical-layer communication systems (coders and decoders, filters, multi-tone modulation, synchronization sub-systems). The course is hands-on, with a project component serving as a vehicle for study of different communication techniques, architectures and implementations. This year, the project is focuse
ESD.04J Frameworks and Models in Engineering Systems / Engineering System Design (MIT)
This class provides an introduction to quantitative models and qualitative frameworks for studying complex engineering systems. Also taught is the art of abstracting a complex system into a model for purposes of analysis and design while dealing with complexity, emergent behavior, stochasticity, non-linearities and the requirements of many stakeholders with divergent objectives. The successful completion of the class requires a semester-long class project that deals with critical contemporary is
15.988 System Dynamics Self Study (MIT)
Many books and thousands of papers cover the field of system dynamics. With all of these resources available, it can be difficult to know where to begin. The System Dynamics in Education Project at MIT put together these resources to help people sort through the vast library of books and papers on system dynamics. This course site includes a collection of papers and computer exercises entitled “Road Maps,” as well as a collection of assignments and solutions that were initially part
6.033 Computer System Engineering (MIT)
This course covers topics on the engineering of computer software and hardware systems: techniques for controlling complexity; strong modularity using client-server design, virtual memory, and threads; networks; atomicity and coordination of parallel activities; recovery and reliability; privacy, security, and encryption; and impact of computer systems on society. Case studies of working systems and readings from the current literature provide comparisons and contrasts. Two design projects are r
1.018J Ecology I: The Earth System (MIT)
We will cover fundamentals of ecology, considering Earth as an integrated dynamic system. Topics include coevolution of the biosphere, geosphere, atmosphere and oceans; photosynthesis and respiration; the hydrologic, carbon and nitrogen cycles. We will examine the flow of energy and materials through ecosystems; regulation of the distribution and abundance of organisms; structure and function of ecosystems, including evolution and natural selection; metabolic diversity; productivity; trophic dyn
HST.921 Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future (MIT)
This innovative, trans-faculty subject teaches how information technologies (IT) are reshaping and redefining the health care marketplace through improved economies of scale, greater technical efficiencies in the delivery of care to patients, advanced tools for patient education and self-care, network integrated decision support tools for clinicians, and the emergence of e-commerce in health care. Student tutorials provide an opportunity for interactive discussion. Interdisciplinary project team
15.965 Technology Strategy for System Design and Management (MIT)
This course provides you with a framework to understand the structure and dynamics of high-tech businesses, together with an approach for their effective strategic management. It is focused on domains in which systems are important, because either or both products are parts of larger and more complex systems, or they are comprised of systems. The domains covered include computing, communications (in particular the mobile and IP domains), consumer electronics, industrial networking, automotive, a
7.340 Learning and Memory: Activity-Controlled Gene Expression in the Nervous System (MIT)
The mammalian brain easily outperforms any computer. It adapts and changes constantly. Most importantly, the brain enables us to continuously learn and remember. What are the molecular mechanisms that lead to learning and memory? What are the cellular roles that activity-regulated gene products play to implement changes in the brain?How do nerve cells, their connections (synapses), and brain circuits change over time to store information? We will discuss the molecular mechanisms of neuronal plas
Where is Thumbkin - King County Library System
In this video, a librarian sings the song "Where is Thumbkin" in english and then spanish. (:34)
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes - King County Library System
A librarian sings "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes" in this video.
This Is The Way - King County Library System
In this video, a librarian sings "This is the Way" while naming various body parts.
Tommy Two Thumbs - King County Library System
In this video, a librarian recites the fingerplay "Tommy Two Thumbs".
The Musculoskeletal System
LearnHealth presents the first installment of the Human Body series, "The Musculoskeletal System." This video talks about bones, muscles, types of muscles and joints, ligaments, and tendons. Everything is well labeled-video can be paused to take notes.(3:33)
Muscular System Structure and Function
An overview of the main structures of the Muscular system. PowerPoint style video-easy to take notes from. (7:18)
Debate Tips: Recording Thoughts
Recording thoughts works when you know you need more info in a
debate. Learn how writing thoughts helps in debating claims from a
communications and public speaking expert in this free instructional
American Free Enterprise system
Americans dreaming and working to make those dreams come true is the basis of this video. This video "cheers on" free enterprise. Professional video.
Way Up in the Sky - King County Library System
In this video, a librarian recites the rhyme "Way Up in the Sky." Would be a good example of a poetry reading for older students. (:42)
An animaton for children that teaches the digestive system. Some of the Digestive functions taught in the video are about food converting to energy, aesophagus, liver, stomach, gall bladder, large intestine, saliva, tongue, digestive, juices. Run time 05:00.