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NASA Connect - EOM - Surveying Mars and Aerobraking (2004)
NASA Connect Segment explaining how NASA scientists survey Mars with the Mars Global Surveyor. The video also explains aerobraking and how geometry influences this.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Geometry; Mars Global Surveyor; Aerobraking; Ellipse; Orbit;
Duration: 00:02:46
Popularity (downloads): 1116
 
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
 
Drift Ice as a Geologic Agent, segment 09 of 11 (1993)
Turbid ice

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Ice;Geology;Ocean;
Duration: 00:06:07
Popularity (downloads): 497
 
NASA Connect - Ancient Observatories: Timeless Knowledge (2005)
NASA Connect video containing four segments as described below. NASA Connect segment explaining the foundations of astronomy and the how the Earth moves relative to the sun. This segment explains...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Archaeoastronomy; Geometry; Angles; Obtuse; Acute; Right; Sun; Earth; Four Seasons; Summer; Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer Solstice; Fall Equinox; Winter Solstice; Spring Equinox; Gnomon; Sundials; Student Activity; Shadows; Navajo; Petroglyphs; Mayan; Zodiac; Mayan counting system; Roman Numerals; Mathematics; Ancient Observatories; AO;
Duration: 00:28:31
Popularity (downloads): 2749
 
NASA Connect - Geometry of Exploration - Eyes Over Mars (2004)
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect Segment involving students in a classroom activity that measures shadows and uses geometry to determine sizes of angles. NASA...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Measurement; Shadows; Angles; Gnomon; Student Activity; Height; Length; Calculator; Tangent; Erastothenes; Circumference; Parallel Lines; Transversal; Interior Angles; Mars Global Surveyor; Online Activity; Website; Spacecraft; Mapping Configuration; Mapping Orbit Geometry; Science Instruments; Mars Orbiter Camera; Thermal Emission Spectrometer; Distances; Elevation; Direction; Transit; Telescope; Compass; Protractor; Mapping; Polygon; George Washington; Geometry; Land Formations; Mars Global Surveyor; Olympus Mons; Mars Elevation; Valles Marineris; Leg; Hypotenuse; Aerobraking; Ellipse; Orbit;
Duration: 00:28:30
Popularity (downloads): 831
 

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