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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
 
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 - 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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 

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