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NASASciFiles - History of Transportation (2004)
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the history of transportation including inventions such as the wheel, the steam engine, and the combustion engine.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Technology; Transportation; History; Automobiles; Wheel; Steam Engine; Combustion Engine; Model T Ford; Mesopotamia; Nicolas Joseph Cugnot; Gottlieb Daimler;; Karl Benz; Aerodynamics; Drag; Air Resistance; Bicycle; Asia; Mass Transportation; Locomotives; Trains; Subway; Trolley; Horse Cars;
Duration: 00:03:41
Popularity (downloads): 2217
 
Bicycle trick riding, no. 2 (2009)
Opens with a man riding a bicycle in a backwards circle, on a stage with a painted backdrop of a city street. He dismounts, then remounts the cycle and rides...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Stunt cycling--United States; Bicycles--United States; Silent films; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:34
Popularity (downloads): 2161
 
The Magic Wheel (1952)
Imginative and expansive telling of the history of the National Cash Register company told through a 25 year veteran of it's chemical engineering division.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Cash Registers; Chemical Industry;
Duration: 00:29:38
Popularity (downloads): 291
 
NASASciFiles - Force and Distance (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how simple machines affect the effort necessary to perform tasks involving force.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Dr. D.; Pulley; Load; Load Distance; Multiply Force; Trade Off; Fulcrum; Simple Machine; Wheel And Axle; Crank; Radius; Gear;
Duration: 00:04:29
Popularity (downloads): 1654
 
NASASciFiles - Visible Spectrum and Color (2003)
NASA Why? Files segment describing the visible spectrum and the colors that make up white light.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Rainbow; Visible Spectrum; Electromagnetic Spectrum; Frequency; Color Wheel; White Light; Spectrometer; Pigment;
Duration: 00:01:55
Popularity (downloads): 1660
 
NASASciFiles - Simple Machines (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how simple machines affect energy transfer.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Disability; Accessibility; Wheelchair; Inclined Plane; Lever; Wheel And Axle; Wedge; Pulley; Screw; Ramp; Circus; Lever And Fulcrum; Teeter Board; Pitcher; Flyer; Trapeze; Potential Energy; Kinetic Energy; Acrobat; Aerial Hoop;
Duration: 00:04:01
Popularity (downloads): 2707
 
NASASciFiles - Gears and Compound Machines (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how simple and compound machines affect the effort necessary to perform tasks involving force.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Gear; Simple Machine; Wheel; Axle; Teeth; Primary Gear; Driver; Follower Gear; Rotational Speed; Multiply Force; Force Multiplier; Trade-Off; Compound Machine;
Duration: 00:04:20
Popularity (downloads): 1987
 
Rural wagon giving mail to branch, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The first scene shows a rural free delivery mail man standing waiting for the area mail to be delivered to him. As the film continues, a horse-drawn wagon marked "Rural...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Rural free delivery; Mail receiving and forwarding services; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:55
Popularity (downloads): 374
 
NASASciFiles - Mouse Trap Car Activity (2004)
NASA Sci Files segment involving students in an activity to design a vehicle from a mouse trap kit propelled only by the action of the mouse trap.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Engineering Design Process; Testing; Brainstorming; Research; Energy; Transportation; Data; Wheel; Redesign Process; Weight; Student Activity; Friction; Mouse Trap; Rubber Bands; Propulsion; Work; Force; Simple Machines; Axles; Trials; Meter;
Duration: 00:03:09
Popularity (downloads): 4052
 
The Story of Hoover Dam, segment 09 of 12 (1996)
The power plant was constructed after completion of the dam

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Hoover Dam;Construction;Dam
Duration: 00:04:35
Popularity (downloads): 954
 

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