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|NASA Connect - VT - Parallax
NASA Connect segment explaining how scientists determined the distance between the earth and the sun. The video also explores the geometric technique called parallax.
Keywords: NASA Connect; Parallax; Astronomical Unit; Earth; Sun; Kepler; Ratio; Baseline Unit; Geometric Technique; Scale; Right Angle; Triangulation; Vertex Angle;
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|NASASciFiles - Parallax Activity
NASA Sci Files segment involving students in an activity to learn how to measure distances in space by using parallax.
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Space; Distances; Parallax; Experiment; Student Activity; Optics; Protractor; Vertex; Angle; Data;
Popularity (downloads): 1071
|St. Patrick's Day parade, Lowell, Mass.
Shows policemen and men in top hats and formal riding attire carrying large bunches of flowers as they parade on horseback. Angle changes slightly as a marching band carrying a...
Keywords: Parades; St; Patrick's Day; Holidays; Lowell (Mass);
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|Children in the surf, Coney Island
Seven small children can be seen from the low angle camera position; the camera is pointed out to sea. The children are holding hands and wading in the surf. Beyond...
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A pie menu is a format where the items are placed along the circumference of a circle at equal radial distance from the center. Several examples are demonstrated on a...
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|NASA Connect - EOM - Angle Activity
NASA Connect Segment involving students in a classroom activity that measures shadows and uses geometry to determine sizes of angles.
Keywords: NASA Connect; Measurement; Shadows; Angles; Gnomon; Student Activity; Height; Length; Calculator; Tangent;
Popularity (downloads): 1076
|NASA Connect - EOM - Circumference and More Geometry
NASA Connect Segment explaining questions about Erastothenes, the Earth's circumference, parallel lines, angle relationships, and a transversal.
Keywords: NASA Connect; Erastothenes; Circumference; Parallel Lines; Transversal; Interior Angles;
Popularity (downloads): 1356
|NASASciFiles - Launch Catapult
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how the on-board steam-powered launch catapult provides the force necessary to give a plane the speed and lift it needs to take off from the...
Keywords: USS Theodore Roosevelt; Aircraft Carrier; John Olivera; Cylinder; Piston; Shuttle; Flight Deck; Thrust; Steam; Nuclear Reactor; Power Plant; Runway; F-14; Dr. D.; Force; Direct Variation; Roll; Dihedral Angle;
Popularity (downloads): 2025
|NASA Connect - Crash - ALDF Testing
NASA Connect segment explaining NASA Langley's Aircraft Landing Dynamics Facility, or ALDF. The video explores how scientists are using math and technology to test tires, wheels, and brakes.
Keywords: NASA Connect; Measurement; Ratios; Graphing; ALDF; Tires; Wheels; Brakes; Testing; Research; Visual Method; Solution; Hydroplaning; Crosswind; Yaw Angle; NASA Dryden; Convair 990; Surface Type; Wet Friction; Tire Wear;
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|The Colorado, segment 06 of 10
The Grand Canyon is a vast, magnificent creation of nature
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