Search Results (18 videos found)
Layout: Sort by:
Results per page:
NASASciFiles - How We Smell (2003)
NASA Why? Files segment explaining how the sense of smell works, and how we identify aromas.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Aroma; Molecule; Particle; Nose; Dr. Gary Schechter
Duration: 00:02:16
Popularity (downloads): 1261
 
NASASciFiles - Shark Nose and Underwater Smell (2003)
NASA Why? Files segment explaining how sharks smell under water, and the similarities between our sense of smell and theirs.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Beth Firchau; Olfactory Chemoreceptors;
Duration: 00:01:44
Popularity (downloads): 1219
 
NASAWhy?Files - Lightning (2004)
NASA Why? Files segment explaining lightning and how it works.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Why? Files; Lightning; Negative Charges; Positive Charges; Attract; Repel; Thunderstorm; Cloud; Ground; Channel; Volt; Discharge; Cloud To Cloud Lightning; NASA Langley; Aircraft; Lightning Strikes; Turbulence; Cockpit; Nose Boom; Sparks; Power Outage;
Duration: 00:04:03
Popularity (downloads): 1876
 
Foxy Grandpa and Polly (1902)
Opens on a stage with a stone fence and a painted backdrop of a forest or garden. Husband and wife team of Hart and DeMar as cartoon characters Foxy Grandpa...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Dance--United States; Vaudeville--United States; Foxy Grandpa (Fictitious character)--Drama; Polly (Fictitious character)--Drama; Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:30
Popularity (downloads): 1684
 
Pity the blind (1904)
Filmed version of a popular vaudeville gag, as if from the audience of a variety theater. A boy, holding a sign under his arm, leads a man onto a stage...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Burlesque (Theater)--United States--Drama; Impersonation--Drama; Blind--United States--Public opinion--Drama; Deception--United States--Drama; Voyeurism--United States--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:51
Popularity (downloads): 857
 
The boys think they have one on Foxy Grandpa, but he fools them (1902)
Opens on a stage with a stone fence and a painted backdrop of a forest or garden. In front of the fence is a bench, on which sits Joseph Hart...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Foxy Grandpa (Fictitious character)--Drama; Banjo--United States--Drama; Banjoists--United States--Drama; Boys--United States--Conduct of life--Drama; Practical jokes--Drama; Tap dancing--United States; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Dance; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:08
Popularity (downloads): 1091
 
Levi & Cohen, the Irish comedians (1903)
Opens on a vaudeville or variety stage with a flat painted curtain of a stone fence and garden. On the right side of the stage sits a sign that reads...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Vaudeville--United States--Drama; Jewish comedians--United States--Drama; Irish--United States--Drama; Theater audiences--United States--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:58
Popularity (downloads): 2074
 
NASASciFiles - The Case of the Unknown Stink (2003)
NASA Why? Files video containing the following ten segments. NASA Why? Files segment explaining the Data Matrix, a logical way of charting observations in an experiment. NASA Why? Files segment...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Dr. D.; Weather Map; Chart; Matrix; Experiment; Data; Mrs. Mazaitis; Newsome Park Elementary; Variation; Dr. Jack Fishman; Amospheric Sciences Research Program; Molecule; Pattern; Aroma; Particle; Nose; Monica Barnes; Scientific Method; Electronics; Engin
Duration: 00:58:20
Popularity (downloads): 2764
 
NASA Connect - The Future of Flight Equation (2004)
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect segment involving students in a web activity that teaches how to use different shapes to design different aircraft. The...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Student Activity; Tuturial; Aircraft; Design; Geometric Shapes; Algebraic; Wing Area; Aspect Ratio; Catapult; Portable Glider Catapult; Wingspan; Root Chord; Tip Chord; Average Chord; Technology; Aviation; Commercial Aircraft; Air Traffic Control System; Navigation; Airspace; Wind Tunnels; Testing Designs; Mission Requirements; Computer Model; Hyper-X; Turbulent Flow; Laminar Flow; Hyper X; Mach; Speek of Sound; Experimental Aircraft; Scram Jet; Hydrogen Fuel; Air Breather; Engine; Web Activity; Aeronautical Principles; Website; Engineers; Research; Test Altitude; NASA Dryden Flight Research Center; Rocket; Data; Post-Flight Analysis;
Duration: 00:28:27
Popularity (downloads): 2124
 
NASASciFiles - The Case of the Biological Biosphere (2003)
NASA Sci Files video containing the following eleven segments. NASA Sci Files segment describing astronaut strength and conditioning programs to combat physiological losses in space. NASA Sci Files segment describing...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Exercise; AFP; Extravehicular Activity; EVA; Microgravity Environment; Physiological Losses; Endorphins; Microbe; Variable; Colony; Colonies; Microscope; Coccus; Bacillus; Streptococcus; Toxin; Immune System; Dr. D; Vomit; Mucous; Enzymes; Saliva; Tears;
Duration: 00:58:41
Popularity (downloads): 1704
 

The Open Video Project is managed at the Interaction Design Laboratory,
at the School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill