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Three-time America’s Cup winner Grant Simmer is the America’s Cup champion team Oracle Team USA as COO. His role gives him day-to-day operational responsibility for the American team.In this video, Grant answers questions about sailing and sailboat design.  


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Physics of Sailing
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On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2014-07-30.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 2
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

This resource contains math worksheets for algebra, number sense, data and geometry that can be downloaded and printed. Each worksheet contains the URL and a QR (Quick Response) code which provides a video link to solving the worksheet.  Answer keys are not provided. There are over 200 worksheet/video combinations with each video ranging from 5 to 10 minutes.  The resource is from the UK so some terminology differs.  A great resource for students with access to computers.

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