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NASASciFiles - Parallax Activity (2004)
NASA Sci Files segment involving students in an activity to learn how to measure distances in space by using parallax.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Space; Distances; Parallax; Experiment; Student Activity; Optics; Protractor; Vertex; Angle; Data;
Duration: 00:03:17
Popularity (downloads): 1071
NASA Connect - EOM - Surveying and Geometry (2004)
NASA Connect Segment explaining surveying and how surveyors use geometry.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Geometry; Angles; Circumference; Distances; Elevation; Direction; Transit; Telescope; Compass; Protractor; Mapping; Polygon; George Washington;
Duration: 00:04:45
Popularity (downloads): 1546
NASA Connect - VT -Scaling the Solar System (2004)
NASA Connect segment that explores how astronomers and scientists use astronomical units in measuring distances in the Solar System.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Scale; Distance; Solar System; Miles; Inches; Meters; Kilometers; Height; Width; Measurement Unit; Astronomical Unit; Baseline; Voyager One Spacecraft;
Duration: 00:04:43
Popularity (downloads): 1648
The Miracle of Water, segment 02 of 11 (1996)
The American West was settled by farmers who learned to irrigate

Genre: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:09
Popularity (downloads): 533
Hidden Fury, segment 04 of 11 (1993)
Damage areas are large partly because of the earthquake zone's relation to global plate tectonics

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Earthquakes;Computers;
Duration: 00:01:19
Popularity (downloads): 481
Drift Ice as a Geologic Agent, segment 08 of 11 (1993)
Sediment entrainment and ice rafting

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Ice;Geology;Ocean;
Duration: 00:02:00
Popularity (downloads): 422
NASA Connect - The Venus Transit (2004)
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect segment explaining how scientists determined the distance between the earth and the sun. The video also explores the...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Parallax; Astronomical Unit; Earth; Sun; Kepler; Ratio; Baseline Unit; Geometric Technique; Scale; Right Angle; Triangulation; Vertex Angle; Graphing; Measurement; Student Activity; Solar System; Scale Models; Scale Drawings; Centimeter; Kilometer; Distance; Miles; Inches; Meters; Height; Width; Measurement Unit; Baseline; Voyager One Spacecraft; Universe; Venus Transit; Solar Eclipse; Radar; International Network of Amateur Astronomers; Planets; Stars; Transits;
Duration: 00:28:35
Popularity (downloads): 1900
Hidden Fury, segment 05 of 11 (1993)
When the next large earthquake occurs in the central or eastern United States, it will be more damaging than typical earthquakes in California

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Earthquakes;Computers;
Duration: 00:04:56
Popularity (downloads): 543
NASA Connect - Geometry of Exploration: Water Below the Surface of Mars (2004)
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect Segment involving students participating in an activity to measure and calculate ellipses. The activity explains ellipses and their...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Mars; Geometry; Pythagoras Theorem; Ellipses; Mars Millenium Project; Mars Microprobe; Orbits; calculate; Student Activity; Johannes Kepler; Mars Microprobe; Mars Navigation; Water; NASA Online Activity; Life On Mars; Navigation to Mars; Spacecraft; NASA Viking Mission; Geometry in Navigation; Pythagoras; Pythagoras Theorem; Right Triangle;
Duration: 00:28:30
Popularity (downloads): 4447
NASASciFiles - The Case of the Galactic Vacation (2004)
NASA Sci Files video containing the following eleven segments. NASA Sci Files segment exploring the Arecibo Observatory, what it does, and where it is located. NASA Sci Files segment...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Arecibo Observatory; Telescope; Radio Telescope; Radio Waves; Signals; Universe; Pulsar; Quasar; Reflector; Receiver; Electrical Signal; Control Room; Scientists; Equator; Wavelength; Optical; Atmosphere; Solar System; Galaxy; Extraterrestrial Intelligence; Artificial Signal; Forces of Motion; Free Fall; Weightlessness; Inertia; Acceleration; Parabola; Accelerometer; Space Travel; Roller Coaster; Navigation and Vehicle Health Monitoring System; Modified Bathrooms; Gravity; Zero Gravity; Exercise Equipment; Kitchen; Starship 2040; Orbit; International Space Station; Living Environment; Earth; Commander; Mars; Tourist Attraction; Canyon; Crater; Solar System; Planet; Water; Liquid; Frozen; Seasons; Axis; Polar Ice Caps; Atmosphere; Gas; Carbon Dioxide; Oxygen; Nitrogen; Hydrogen; Temperature; Space Suit; Common Denomenator; Meteors; Astroids; Water; Earth; Moon; Moon Phases; Illuminations; Revolve; New Moon; Full Moon; First Quarter; Third Quarter; Sun; Lunar Phases; Axis; Apollo; Tides; Beach; Gravitational Pull; Oceans; Century; Space; Distances; Parallax; Experiment; Student Activity; Optics; Protractor; Vertex; Angle; Data; Propulsion System; Space Radiation; Bone Mass; Chemical Rockets; Spaceship; Gases; Plasma; Magnetic Field; Exhaust; Energy; Heat; Electricity; Nuclear Power; Fusion; Thermonuclear Reaction; Technology; Arecibo Telescope; Solar System; Extra-solar Planets; Stars; Planets; Lightyears; Reflecting Telescope; Light; Dim; Betelgeuse; Giant Star; Life; Colors; Red; Blue; Temperature; Yellow; Dwarf Star; Sun; Habitable Zone; Ultraviolet Radiation; Puerto Rico; Galaxy; Orion Nebula; Hydrogen Gas; Whirlpool Galaxy; Extreme Environment; Boiling Temperature; Air Pressure; Celcius; Oxygen; Gravitational Force; Jupiter; Kilometers; Inner Planets; Mercury; Venus; Lava Flows; Helium; Saturn; Uranus; Neptune; Pluto; Astronomer; Proxima Centauri;
Duration: 00:56:29
Popularity (downloads): 1602

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