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NASASciFiles - The Case of the Technical Knockout

NASA Sci Files video containing the following nine segments. NASA Sci Files segment in which the tree house detectives have problems with their GPS device and decide to find out why it failed. NASA Sci Files segment explaining how pilots use GPS and the other uses for GPS. NASA Sci Files segment explaining how the vikings navigated the Atlantic Ocean without the use of modern technology. NASA Sci Files segment explaining how GPS receivers work with satellites to determine an exact location. This segment explains the concept of trilateration in two and three dimensions.                                              

Video Information
Year: 2005
Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA SciFiles; Geocaching; Cache; Compass; Coordinates; Navigation; Maps; Pilots; GPS; Global Positioning System; Vikings; History of Navigation; Polaris; North Star; Lodestone; Sextant; Satellites; Trilateration; Electromagnetic spectrum; waves; radio waves; electricity; Observatory; Magnetism; Auroral Oval; Student Activity; Sun; Dwarf; proxima centauri; light years; plasma; convection cells; atmosphere; flares; coronal mass ejection; Forecasts; Space weather; Goes; Poes; Magnetometer; Solar Cycle; The Case of the Technical Knockout;
Duration: 00:58:49
Color: Yes
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: Low
Language: English
Sponsor: NASA
Contributing Organization: NASA
Transcript Available: No

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2005
Digitizing Organization: Open Video

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