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The A/V Geeks Film Archive is an ephemeral film collection curated by Skip Elsheimer. What started as a hobby more than ten years is now a lifetime commitment. His collection has grown to over 30,000 films gathered from school auctions, thrift stores, closets and dumpsters. He presents themed film shows in his home base of Raleigh, North Carolina and he's taken his shows on the road across the United States. Films from Skip's archive have been released on DVDs. For more information about A/V Gee...


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by NASA
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Episode 4 of the Moonwalk series examines the research conducted on Moon rocks returned by the Apollo 11 mission. The studies revealed many aspects of the Moon’s characteristics. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topic: NASA, Apollo 11
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A V Geeks Lunch 11 05 2021
Topics: 16mm, streaming
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by NASA; Langley Research Center
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NASA Kids Science News segment explaining how astronauts eat in space.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Space Food, Astronauts, Diet, Vegetables, Freeze-Dried, Hydroponics, Water, Soil
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by NASA; Langley Research Center
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¿Por qué las palomitas de maíz explotan?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Agua, Extensión, Vapor
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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¿Por qué es el cielo azul?
Topics: NASA, KSNN
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by NASA; Langley Research Center
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KSNN Compilation 17
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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What is the Aurora Borealis?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Solar Wind, Charged Particles, Gas, Television, TV
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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Science news you can use! This 60-second video explores why the sky is blue for grades 3-5.
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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Liftoff to learning : Assignment Spacelab (1995). Shows how the unique microgravity environment of Earth orbit is used for scientific experiments and how the rules of scientific experimentation and safety that apply to research on Earth also apply to astronauts in space. On-orbit scenes were taken during the STS-58 mission of "Columbia." To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: nasa, science, educational
A/V Geeks
by Public Health Service
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Hospitals for disaster, Packaged disaster hospitals. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
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A/V Geeks
by NASA
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NASA researchers and scientists use measurement and estimation skills to help characterize health, environmental and other operational human biomedical risks associated with living in space and to identify strategies, tools or technologies to prevent or reduce those risks. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, NASA CONNECT, science, health
A/V Geeks
by Bell System / audio Production
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For telephone linemen (and other telephone company employees) to avoid unsafe activities - such as using a blowtorch to unfreeze a manhole, etc. Uses narration and still photos to illustrate the activities. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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We got this film on Ebay years ago with no explanation about what it is or what they are doing in the film. Thanks to the adopters who helped pay for the digitization - Jeff Butterworth, Jim Haverkamp, Dwight Swanson, Marsha Orgeron and Brenda Flora. Visit www.avgeeks.com/wp2/adopt-a-film to help with digitizing other films. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
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Topics: home movie, hazing
A/V Geeks
by McCrory (John R.) for McCrory Studios
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Uses animated maps, cartoons and live photography to explain fundamental principles and organization of our Federal government. Portrays the check and balance system and separate functions of the three branches. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: United States government
A/V Geeks
by Walter J Klein Co
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Presents a study of the mineral resources of North Carolina, showing mining reclamation programs resulting in golf courses, baseball fields, parks and lakes.
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Depicts the role of the NASA Manned Spacecraft Center in the nation’s space flight programs from Mercury, Gemini and Apollo through Skylab and programs of the future. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Apollo, Manned Spacecraft, Center
A/V Geeks
by March of Time
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A survey of the problems of old age. Shows how medical science is meeting the challenge of degenerative diseases, and how the social security program is struggling to cope with economic security for the aged. Discusses the feeling of loneliness and uselessness that frequently comes with old age. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: senior citizens, elderly
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by NASA; Oklahoma State University
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Dr. Ghassem Asrar, Dr. Susan Ustin, John Katzenberger and Dr. Donald Johnson discuss Mission to planet earth and related science and technology topics, including the biosphere, climate change research, and the study of Earth from space. Leslie Bridgett demonstrates educational activities related to earth science and Mission to planet earth. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, climate change
A/V Geeks
by Progressive Pictures
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Shows causes of accidents and how to avoid them. Discusses safe methods for left turns, how to handle a car when a high speed blowout occurs or right wheels drop off into shoulders and other driving techniques. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topic: drivers ed
A/V Geeks
by Walter J Klein Company
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A pharmacist talks about high blood pressure. Little scenarios with customers. Mutton chop sideburns and platform shoes.
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Topics: Medical Ethics., Bioethics.
A/V Geeks
by Barr Films
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Discusses the nutrition of the All American Meal such as hamburgers, fries, and soft drinks. Discusses the problems of the quick meal which are the loss of variety in the diet and leisurely companionship at the dinner table. Explains that good nutrition demands an understanding of all of our body's needs and a real concern for good health. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: nutrition
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Motorcycle safety film. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
A/V Geeks
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(September 22, 2005) This 30-minute episode of NASA CONNECT teaches students (grades 6-8) about the human circadian clock and how it affects our daily lives. They learn how NASA scientists are studying the circadian timing system to improve astronaut’s ability to work in space. NASA’s research to help astronauts sleep better in space is also used to help people on Earth. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, time
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Ames Research Center
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Describes the history and current research on the search for extaterrestrial intelligence. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, SETI, extraterrestrial life
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(October 30, 1990) Episode 12 of Starfinder focuses on solar energy and the power of the sun. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, solar energy
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Courtesy Comes To Town (circa 1942) Demonstrates value of courtesy in business and social life. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
Topic: Courtesy Comes To Town
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show
Topics: 16mm, streaming
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show
Topics: 16mm, streaming
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming show
Topic: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming show
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show
Topics: 16mm, streaming
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show
Topic: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show
Topic: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show
Topics: 16mm, streaming
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show
Topics: 16mm, streaming
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show
Topics: 16mm, streaming
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show
Topics: 16mm, streaming
A/V Geeks
by Encyclopedia Britannica
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Combines live photography with animated maps to show geographical features, population trends and the interdependence of the southeast with other regions. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topics: United States, geography
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by National Education Association
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A career guidance film. Traces the development of the academic career of a prospective teacher. Dramatized episodes depict several of the various important steps in a teacher training program. A student is shown pursuing studies in both a major field and in areas related to the teaching field. Student teachers are seen developing proficiency in the teaching field by first observing a professional teacher and then participating in a supervised classroom teaching experience. This film can be...
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Topic: careers
A/V Geeks
by National Education Association and Affiliated State Education Associations
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Shows how a teacher, by helping a first-grade child to discover his need for learning, teachers him to read, write, and do arithmetic. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
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A V Geeks Home Movie Day Shuffle
Topics: 16mm, streaming
A/V Geeks
by Goal Productions
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United States Air Force about the Thunderbirds. Shows them boarding the jets and some of the maneuvers. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
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by Moody Institute of Science
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Introduces the idea of sense perceptions, demonstrating that the human brain is the interpreter for sensory reception. Discusses sense perception and aids in study of light and sound. Describes the responses of the body to the many stimuli it receives and the limitations of the senses ; explains that visual perception depends heavily on past experience. Gives examples with Stratton's psychological experiment involving inverted vision. To license this film and get a higher quality version for...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: avgeeks, science, senses, perception, moody institute of science
A/V Geeks
by Proctor and Gamble
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Mr Clean (1970) From the Orgone Film Archive, this wacky film introduces grocery distributors to a new Mr Clean product.
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A/V Geeks
by U S Public Health Serv; Countryman-Klang, Inc
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Points out the need for the pedestrian and cyclist alike to be reflectorized while on the road at night. Uses dummies to illustrate what can happen to the human body if struck by a moving vehicle. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: pedestrian safety
A/V Geeks
by March of Time
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Points up both shortcomings and progress made in rail transportation. Explains how progressive action is being taken to meet freight and passenger requirements. Stresses importance of railroads for transportation system and economy. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Paul Coates; Guild Films
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A filmed sequence dramatizes the problems addressed in the program: the story of a working mother addicted to barbiturates initially prescribed by her doctor. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: barbirturates, downers, drug addiction
A/V Geeks
by Geigy
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Depicts the webbing clothes moth from egg to adulthood. Closeups show moth grub severing wool fibers. Describes colorless chemical compound which renders wool unpalatable to damaging insects that someday may be driven back to the fields. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: insects, pesticide, clothing
A/V Geeks
by Visualscope Incorporated; Amer Bankers Assn
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Introduces bank services for the individual - checking accounts, savings accounts, installment loans, mortgage loans, trusts, home improvement loans, vacation and Christmas savings and education loans. Shows bank services for the community--business, construction and agricultural loans and business services. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: banking
A/V Geeks
texts

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AV Geeks Lunch 6 24 2022
Topics: 16mm, streaming
A/V Geeks
by Owen Murphy Productions
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Made by Firestone, this cautionary film warns Dad that if doesn't take time to replace his worn tires, he could jeopardize his family's lives. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topics: tires, safety
A/V Geeks
by McGraw-Hill Book Company.; Calvin Company.
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Uses a dramatized incident of a typical plant situation involving difficulties between employees and their supervisors to show a plant supervisor how to establish and enforce reasonable shop rules, regulations, and procedures, together with the disciplinary measures which are involved. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: management
A/V Geeks
by Coronet
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This was part of the “Are You Ready for Service?” series and was shown to high school boys to prepare them for being drafted into the military. “Get yourself ready to take your part in education for war,” the narrator says as the film addresses some of the biggest problems among young draftees: homesickness, taking orders, self-discipline and fear of combat. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Harold Becker Productions
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Bruce Gordon, a 22-year-old organizer for the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, is interviewed in Selma, Alabama, during the height of a drive to register Negro voters. This film can be purchased on DVD and higher quality versions of the film can be purchased for stock footage purposes. Contact footage@avgeeks.com for more information.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
A/V Geeks
by Shell Oil
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Examines the historical development of different helicopter concepts that led to the final practical design, and discusses the helicopter's control mechanisms. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: helicopter, aviation
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by NASA; Lewis Research Center
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1972-73 are busy years for NASA. Mariner 9 maps the entire surface of Mars, and Pioneer 10 returns the first closeup pictures of Jupiter. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, lunar exploration, Mariner 9, Pioneer 10, Jupiter
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(July 5, 1995) This 28-minute video shows the STS-74 crew and Mir 20 & 22 crews being introduced to the RMS (Remote Manipulator System). To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-74, training, MIR
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by NASA
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(April 3, 1995) This postflight presentation features footage of STS-67 mission and narration by the astronauts who flew it. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, space shuttle, STS-67
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by NASA; Langley Research Center
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KSNN Compilation 8
Topics: NASA, KSNN
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by NASA; Langley Research Center
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Students examine how the principles of geometry and linear and angular measurements are used to survey and map the Earth and other planets. A surveyor explains how locations like football or soccer fields and describes the tools and techniques used. Students also learn how NASA researchers use geometric shapes to navigate spacecraft to Mars and how satellites, like the Mars Global Surveyor, and the principles of geometry, are used to determine the elevation of land formations on Mars. To...
Topics: NASA, Mars, Earth, geometry
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by NASA; Langley Research Center
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KSNN Compilation 24
Topics: NASA, KSNN
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by Art Evans, Oxford Films
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"Good people make a good country" wholesome Bob Crane (Hogan's Heroes, Super Dad) explains in this film that spells out the basics of patriotism for young viewers. This film was part of a series made by prolific educational filmmaker Art Evans who had film celebrities illust American values to school children. Unfortunately, films that rely on celebrities to make their points can suffer if the celebrity's image is later tarnished.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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by National Association of Corrosion Engineers
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Film made to attract high school students to the field of corrosion engineer. Looks to be made by high school students. Fascinating and odd. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: corrosion, chemistry
The final episode of 21st Century Explorers looks at the role of imagination in exploration. This 60-second video is intended for grades 3-5. In Spanish
Topic: NASA
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by NASA; Langley Research Center
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NASA Kids Science News segment explaining NASA's Mars Odyssey mission.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Mars Odyssey, Spacecraft, Water, Oxygen, Fuel, Mars, Hydrogen, Chemistry
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by NASA; Langley Research Center
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What causes a lightning flash?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Cloud, Charge, Discharge, Spark
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by NASA; Langley Research Center
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¿Por qué son las burbujas redondas?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Carga, Positiva, Negativa, Agua, Molécula, Atracción
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AV Geeks Lunchtime 16mm film daily streaming show
Topic: AV Geeks Lunchtime 16mm film daily streaming show
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AV Geeks lunchtime streaming show of 16mm films
Topic: AV Geeks lunchtime streaming show of 16mm films
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AV Geeks lunchtime streaming show of 16mm films
Topic: AV Geeks lunchtime streaming show of 16mm films
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch Streaming Show
Topics: 16mm, streaming
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AV Geeks Lunchtime 16mm film daily streaming show
Topic: AV Geeks Lunchtime 16mm film daily streaming show
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AV Geeks Lunchtime 16mm film daily streaming show
Topic: AV Geeks Lunchtime 16mm film daily streaming show
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AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show
Topic: AV Geeks 16mm Lunch streaming show