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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
 
NASA Connect - GoE - Pythagoras Theorem and Ellipses (2004)
NASA Connect Segment that explains who Pythagoras was and how he contributed towards geometry. Also it explains how geometry is used in everyday life.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Pythagoras; Pythagoras Theorem; Ellipses; Geometry; Right Triangle; Hypotenuse;
Duration: 00:08:32
Popularity (downloads): 1343
 
NASA Connect - GoE - Geometry, Mars Microprobe, and More Water On Mars (2004)
NASA Connect Segment exploring ideas of water on Mars. It also explains the Mars Microprobe and its navigation on mars and how this relates to geometry.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Geometry; Mars Microprobe; Mars Navigation;
Duration: 00:03:06
Popularity (downloads): 583
 
NASA Connect - GWTF - Airflow Algebra and Geometry (2004)
NASA Connect Segment explaining air flow. The video describes how drag, lift, and thrust work.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Air Flow; Drag; Thrust; Lift; Constants; Variables; Height; Weight; Bernoulli's Principle; Air Pressure; Geometry; Shape; Size;
Duration: 00:04:07
Popularity (downloads): 2375
 
NASA Connect - EOM - Surveying Mars and Aerobraking (2004)
NASA Connect Segment explaining how NASA scientists survey Mars with the Mars Global Surveyor. The video also explains aerobraking and how geometry influences this.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Geometry; Mars Global Surveyor; Aerobraking; Ellipse; Orbit;
Duration: 00:02:46
Popularity (downloads): 1116
 
NASA Connect - GWTF - BWB Concept Aircraft (2004)
NASA Connect Segment explaining the new concept aircraft in development known as the blended wing body. The video explains how engineers and scientists uses geometry to help with development.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; BWB; Blended Wing Body; Concept Aircraft; Frontal Surface Area; Low Speed Vehicle; Geometry;
Duration: 00:07:31
Popularity (downloads): 2124
 
NASA Connect - EOM - Surveying and Studying Mars (2004)
NASA Connect Segment exploring how the Mars Global Surveyor works and how students survey Mars by using shadows, angles, and geometry. The video also explains how land formations are...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Shadows; Geometry; Angles; Tangent; Height; Land Formations; Mars Global Surveyor; Olympus Mons; Mars Elevation; Valles Marineris; Leg; Hypotenuse;
Duration: 00:03:56
Popularity (downloads): 1688
 
NASA Connect - GoE - Navigation To Mars and More Ellipses (2004)
NASA Connect Segment that explores how NASA scientists use geometry to navigate spacecraft from Earth to Mars. It also explains the goals and accomplishments of the Viking Mission.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Navigation to Mars; Spacecraft; NASA Viking Mission; Ellipses; Geometry in Navigation;
Duration: 00:03:03
Popularity (downloads): 934
 
NASA Connect - EOM - Angle Activity (2004)
NASA Connect Segment involving students in a classroom activity that measures shadows and uses geometry to determine sizes of angles.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Measurement; Shadows; Angles; Gnomon; Student Activity; Height; Length; Calculator; Tangent;
Duration: 00:04:05
Popularity (downloads): 1076
 
NASA Connect - GWTF - Drag Activity Part One (2004)
NASA Connect Segment involving students in a classroom activity called What A Drag. The video explores how shape affects drag.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Drag; Geometry; Variables; Student Activity; Shape;
Duration: 00:02:00
Popularity (downloads): 1130
 

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