Search Results (4 videos found) 
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  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  Geometry of Exploration: Water Below the Surface of Mars
(2004)
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect Segment involving students participating in an activity to measure and calculate ellipses. The activity explains ellipses and their... Genre: Educational Keywords: NASA Connect; Mars; Geometry; Pythagoras Theorem; Ellipses; Mars Millenium Project; Mars Microprobe; Orbits; calculate; Student Activity; Johannes Kepler; Mars Microprobe; Mars Navigation; Water; NASA Online Activity; Life On Mars; Navigation to Mars; Spacecraft; NASA Viking Mission; Geometry in Navigation; Pythagoras; Pythagoras Theorem; Right Triangle; Duration: 00:28:30 Popularity (downloads): 4447 

NASA Connect  Geometry of Exploration  Eyes Over Mars
(2004)
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect Segment involving students in a classroom activity that measures shadows and uses geometry to determine sizes of angles. NASA... Genre: Educational Keywords: NASA Connect; Measurement; Shadows; Angles; Gnomon; Student Activity; Height; Length; Calculator; Tangent; Erastothenes; Circumference; Parallel Lines; Transversal; Interior Angles; Mars Global Surveyor; Online Activity; Website; Spacecraft; Mapping Configuration; Mapping Orbit Geometry; Science Instruments; Mars Orbiter Camera; Thermal Emission Spectrometer; Distances; Elevation; Direction; Transit; Telescope; Compass; Protractor; Mapping; Polygon; George Washington; Geometry; Land Formations; Mars Global Surveyor; Olympus Mons; Mars Elevation; Valles Marineris; Leg; Hypotenuse; Aerobraking; Ellipse; Orbit; Duration: 00:28:30 Popularity (downloads): 831 
