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End of school day at coeducational school (1914)
A factual film in which exuberant boys and girls, apparently high school students, walk through the arches of a school building and down the steps. Most of the boys wear...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: High schools students; Silent films; Short films; Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:02:23
Popularity (downloads): 1410
 
NASA Connect - AO - Observatories (2005)
Second segment of NASA Connect Ancient Observatories explaining how the height of the sun relates to the growing seasons and the length of daylight. This segment describes how Ancient Egyptian...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Geometry; Angles; Obtuse; Acute; Right; Sun; Gnomon; Sundials; Student Activity; Shadows; Ancient Observatories; AO;
Duration: 00:06:36
Popularity (downloads): 1161
 
Cutting sugar cane (1902)
The poor condition of the film, its short length, and the distance of the subject matter from the camera position do not permit much description other than saying some workers...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Sugarcane; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:30
Popularity (downloads): 426
 
Loading sugar cane (1902)
The short length of this films leaves much to be desired to give proper description. However, it is possible to see a large receiving car in a cane brake where...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Sugarcane; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:33
Popularity (downloads): 364
 
Carriers leaving building, U.S.P.O. Version 1 (1903)
The opening scene shows the steps of a large public building. Above the steps is a door out of which, coming toward the camera position, are approximately a hundred and...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Letter carriers; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:05
Popularity (downloads): 389
 
NASA Connect - EOM - Angle Activity (2004)
NASA Connect Segment involving students in a classroom activity that measures shadows and uses geometry to determine sizes of angles.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Measurement; Shadows; Angles; Gnomon; Student Activity; Height; Length; Calculator; Tangent;
Duration: 00:04:05
Popularity (downloads): 1076
 
Hurricane Force - A Coastal Perspective, segment 08 of 12 (1994)
Scientists monitored the coral reefs near Culebra and found that the coral was recovering

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Hurricanes;
Duration: 00:02:27
Popularity (downloads): 548
 
Kindergarten ball game/Basket ball, Missouri Valley College (1904)
The subject is a basketball game played between teams of girls. The film shows a section of a basketball court in the foreground, the backboard, and the basket. In the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Missouri Valley College--Basketball; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:58
Popularity (downloads): 714
 
NASAConnect - MMOU - Optics and Algebra (2004)
NASA Connect Segment explaining optics and the use of algebra in optics. Describes focal length, reflector telescope, and mirrors.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Optics; Telescope; Reflector telescope; Algebra;
Duration: 00:03:01
Popularity (downloads): 1070
 
NASAConnect - TOAT - Metric and Standard Measurement Systems (2004)
NASA Connect Segment explaining the development of the US standard system of measurement and the metric system and how the two systems differ.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Measurement; Metric System; Standard System; Length; Time; Mile; Inch; Meter; Decimal;
Duration: 00:05:04
Popularity (downloads): 2461
 

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