Search Results (12 videos found) 
NASA Connect  MTF  Math and Wright Brothers
(2000)
NASA Connect segment explaining ratios and proportions. The segment describes how these math concepts helped the Wright Brothers to invent the first flying machine. Genre: Educational Keywords: NASA Connect; Ratios; Proportions; Wright Brothers; Kitty Hawk; First Flight; Revolutions; Bicycle; Distance; CrossMultiply; Glider; Mathematics; Aspect Ratio; Duration: 00:03:50 Popularity (downloads): 2289 

NASA Connect  MTF  Transportation Growth and Patterns
(2000)
NASA Connect segment exploring transportation growth since the early 1900s and how the patterns of this growth are mathematical and are related to the Fibonacci sequence. Genre: Educational Keywords: NASA Connect; Golden Ratio; Fibonacci Sequence; Ratios; Mathematics; Proportions; Airplanes; Wright Brothers; Small Aircraft; Transportation System; Propeller Airplanes; Transportation Growth; Patterns; Duration: 00:06:30 Popularity (downloads): 1114 

NASA Connect  MTF  Ratios and Aircraft Design
(2000)
NASA Connect segment explaining how the Fibonacci sequence and the Golden Ratio help NASA engineers research, design and develop airplanes. Genre: Educational Keywords: NASA Connect; Ratios; Proportions; Fibonacci Sequence; Golden Ratio; Airplanes; Design; Model; Research; Wing Loading; Weight; Wing Area; Load Factor; Total Lift; SATS; Power Loading; Power; Duration: 00:05:54 Popularity (downloads): 1666 

NASA Connect  TRROR  Rational Numbers  Student Activity
(2005)
In the third segment of the Right Ratio of Rest: Proportional Reasoning, Jennifer Pulley explains three types of rational numbers: Fractions, Decimals and Percents. Jennifer also describes ratios and proportions.... Genre: Educational Keywords: NASA Connect; The Right Ratio of Rest; TRROR; Proportional Reasoning; Ratio of Rest; Jennifer Pulley; Rational Numbers; Fractions; Decimals; Percents; Numerator; Denominator; Ratio; Proportion; Cole Middle School; Fraction Wheels; Student Activity; Sleep; Duration: 00:09:16 Popularity (downloads): 623 

Hoover Dam Construction, segment 07 of 17
(1996)
In November 1932 the Colorado River was diverted, geologists viewed the riverbed Genre: Documentary Keywords: Duration: 00:02:02 Popularity (downloads): 463 

NASA Connect  The Right Ratio of Rest: Proportional Reasoning
(2005)
NASA Connect video containing the following four segments. In the first segment of the Right Ratio of Rest: Proportional Reasoning, Lynn Swann gives a summary of the entire video. Next... Genre: Educational Keywords: NASA Connect; The Right Ratio of Rest; TRROR; Proportional Reasoning; Ratio of Rest; Lynn Swann; Jennifer Pulley; R. J.; Derek Wang; Biological Clock; Circadian Clock; Lack of Sleep; Sleep; Dr. Charles Czeisler; What Influences Circadian Clock; Benefits of Sleep; Rational Numbers; Fractions; Decimals; Percents; Numerator; Denominator; Ratio; Proportion; Cole Middle School; Fraction Wheels; Student Activity; Dr. Dave Williams; sleep patterns in outer space; activity plan; sleep schedule; Duration: 00:28:30 Popularity (downloads): 730 

Hoover Dam Construction, segment 08 of 17
(1996)
Sand and gravel were prepared for use in concrete that was mixed in onsite plants Genre: Documentary Keywords: Duration: 00:03:15 Popularity (downloads): 468 

NASA Connect  Proportionality  Modeling the Future
(2000)
NASA Connect Video containing five segments as described below. NASA Connect segment involving students in an online activity that features an Airplane Design Workshop that gives an example how artificial... Genre: Educational Keywords: NASA Connect; Website; Online Activity; Student Activity; Model Aircraft Artificial Intelligence; Design; Airplane; Range; Fuel; Engine; Wing; Area; Shock Waves; Fibonacci Sequence; Ratio; Proportion; Measurement; Golden Ratio; Experiment; Data; Results; Wright Brothers; Kitty Hawk; First Flight; Revolutions; Bicycle; Distance; CrossMultiply; Glider; Mathematics; Aspect Ratio; Research; Wing Loading; Weight; Wing Area; Load Factor; Total Lift; SATS; Power Loading; Power; Small Aircraft; Transportation System; Propeller Airplanes; Transportation Growth; Patterns; Duration: 00:28:29 Popularity (downloads): 827 

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 

NASA Connect  Proportionality  The XPlane Generation
(2004)
NASA Connect Video containing seven segments as described below. NASA Connect segment explaining different energy sources. The video also explores how engineers use computation. NASA Connect segment explaining energy and... Genre: Educational Keywords: NASA Connect; Energy; Computation; Engineer; Propulsion; Force; Gravity; Proportionality; Ratio; Model; Scale; Rocket; Testing; Design; Web Activity; Test Flight; Record Data; Online; Linear Aerospike Engine; Conventional Engines; X33; Nozzle; Ramp; BellShape; Vertical Stabilizer; Space Vehicle; Venture Star; Performance; Composite Materials; Weight; Aerodynamics; Lift; Drag; Dimensions; Scale Factor; Linear; Student Activity; Compute; Velocity; Speed of Sound; Launch Vehicle; Thermal Protection System; Spacecraft; Atmosphere; Revolutions; Duration: 00:28:29 Popularity (downloads): 840 
