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NASA Connect - AO - Observatories (2005)
Second segment of NASA Connect Ancient Observatories explaining how the height of the sun relates to the growing seasons and the length of daylight. This segment describes how Ancient Egyptian...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Geometry; Angles; Obtuse; Acute; Right; Sun; Gnomon; Sundials; Student Activity; Shadows; Ancient Observatories; AO;
Duration: 00:06:36
Popularity (downloads): 1161
 
NASA Connect - AO - Indigenous Astronomers (2005)
Third segment of NASA Connect Ancient Observatories that shows two examples of how the Navajo used used structures to track progress of the sun in the sky.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Navajo; Petroglyphs; Ancient Observatories; AO;
Duration: 00:06:36
Popularity (downloads): 1234
 
NASA Connect - AO - Mayan Astronomy (2005)
Fourth segment of NASA Connect Ancient Observatories describing the Ancient Mayan civilization and their accomplishments. This segment compares the Mayan counting system to the Roman counting system and has a...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Mayan; Zodiac; Mayan counting system; Roman Numerals; Student Activity; Mathematics; Ancient Observatories; AO;
Duration: 00:07:39
Popularity (downloads): 1407
 
NASA Connect - AO - Archeoastronomy (2005)
First segment of NASA Connect Ancient Observatories explaining the foundations of astronomy and the how the Earth moves relative to the sun. This segment explains how the Earth's tilt creates...

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; Ancient Observatories; AO;
Duration: 00:07:50
Popularity (downloads): 1688
 
The Four Great Observatories
Four NASA orbital observatories will provide a more complete view of the universe. The four featured observatories are the Hubble Space Telescope, Gamma Ray Observatory, Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility, and...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA;universe;observatory;space;orbit;Hubble;
Duration: 00:05:26
Popularity (downloads): 1187
 
Exotic Terrane, segment 04 of 12 (1992)
Some of the fossils from Hells Canyon were part of an ancient tropical coral reef

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Geology;
Duration: 00:02:40
Popularity (downloads): 610
 
Desert Venture (Part II) (1958)
'This is a story of a venture by American capital in a strange and ancient land,' says the narrator. Shows the search and extraction of oil in Saudi Arabia, necessary...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Middle East;Oil industry;Globalization;
Duration: 00:14:02
Popularity (downloads): 928
 
Desert Venture (Part I) (1958)
'This is a story of a venture by American capital in a strange and ancient land,' says the narrator. Shows the search and extraction of oil in Saudi Arabia, necessary...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Middle East;Oil industry;Globalization;
Duration: 00:13:53
Popularity (downloads): 248
 
Exotic Terrane, segment 08 of 12 (1992)
Vancouver Island is an ancient island that remains offshore today - tropical fossils have been found in Alaska

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Geology;
Duration: 00:01:40
Popularity (downloads): 541
 
Exotic Terrane, segment 06 of 12 (1992)
Together, the Baker Terrane and the Wallowa Terrane form the Blue Mountains Island Arc

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Geology;
Duration: 00:01:52
Popularity (downloads): 543
 

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