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Ephemeral Films

Ephemeral films are non-fiction films usually made for educational, industrial, or promotional purposes. The two classic ephemeral film collections found on the Archive are the Prelinger Archives and AV Geeks.



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A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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How Many Satellites Help Study Earth? This segment describes why NASA uses different satellites to study the Earth and what these satellites collect data on.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Satellites, What Satellites Measure
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 142

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KSNN Compilation 25
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 237

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How Do Satellites Help Study Earth? This segment describes how NASA uses satellites to study the Earth.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Satellites, Ocean, Desert
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 126

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¿Cuánto mide un metro?
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 371

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Why Airplanes Fly? This segment explains how airplane flight is similar to bird flight.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Air Foil, Wing Shape, Bernoulli
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 208

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¿Por qué cambian las hojas de colores?
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 123

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¿Qué es el sonido?
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 145

favorite 1

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How long is a meter?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Metric, Millimeter, Centimeter, Decimeter
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 215

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What is sound?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Vibration, Energy, Ear Drum
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 472

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Objects with varying shapes have different aerodynamic characteristics. In this program, a NASA researcher will introduce students to the wind tunnel and the computer, two of the tools used by aeronautical engineers to measure the fundamental design characteristics of experimental and production aircraft. The lesson and classroom experiment will involve students in observation and in measuring, organizing, comparing, and interpreting data. To license this film and get a higher quality version...
Topics: NASA, aviation, aeronautics
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 814

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In this program, NASA engineers and researchers use data analysis and measurement to study the auroras, key regions of the Earth’s geospace or space environment. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, data analysis, Earth
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 441

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NASA engineers and researchers use data analysis and measurement to predict solar storms, anticipate how they will affect the Earth, and improve our understanding of the Sun-Earth system. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, data analysis, Sun
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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Students meet NASA researchers and other professional who (a) describe the relationship between force, energy, and motion; (b) discuss how NASA’s experimental X-plane is being tested to make space travel more reliable; © show students how proportionality and ratios are used to make scale models of spacecraft like the X-33; and (d) describe how scale models are more manageable than full-scale models when it comes to testing and retesting designs. To license this film and get a higher quality...
Topics: NASA, X-33
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 436

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A celebration of 75 years of aviation and spacecraft testing and innovation at NASA’s Langley Research Center. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Langley Research Center, aviation, aeronautics
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 176

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¿Por qué son las burbujas redondas?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Carga, Positiva, Negativa, Agua, Molécula, Atracción
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 179

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KSNN Compilation 15
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 485

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What is the Aurora Borealis?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Solar Wind, Charged Particles, Gas, Television, TV
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 159

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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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eye 398

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Let's Make an electromagnet!
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Magnet
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 467

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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
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 179

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KSNN Compilation 24
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 598

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NASA Kids Science News segment exlaining what a computer virus is.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Computer Virus, Systems, Sick, Program, Email, Infected Attachment, Anti-virus, Files
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 344

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KSNN Compilation 8
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 395

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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
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 118

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KSNN Compilation 17
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 261

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What causes a lightning flash?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Cloud, Charge, Discharge, Spark
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 259

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Preparing Today For Your Tomorrow Description: Covers four students who share what they learned about careers while visiting NASA’s Langley Research Facility. Judith Garcia, teacher in space finalist, guides these students through the Langley Research Center to speak with employees in several areas. This tape encourages students to investigate the multitude of career opportunities available to them. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V...
Topics: NASA, education
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 352

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NASA Kids Science News segment explaining the technology of the computer mouse.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Computer Mouse, Opto-Mechanical Device, Light, Motion, Signals, Computer, Cursor
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 178

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¿Por qué es el cielo azul?
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 368

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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
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 178

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What makes leaves change colors?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Color, Chlorophyll, Green, Autumn
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 276

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What makes popcorn pop?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Heat Energy, Expand, Water, Steam
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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In this program, students are invited to actively join the tree house detectives as they investigate the Case of the Unknown Stink. The tree house detectives accept the challenge of trying to find the source of an unpleasant odor that is invading the surrounding neighborhoods. To determine the source of the stink, the detectives learn about the sense of smell: what it is, how people and animals smell, and how wind speed and direction influence the movement of odor. They also learn that the...
Topics: NASA, senses
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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In “The Case of the Phenomenal Weather”, students can join the tree house detectives as they plan a trip to the Caribbean and encounter problems trying to predict the weather. In this case the tree house detectives will learn about violent storms such as hurricanes and tornadoes, weather fronts, global wind patterns and climates. While solving the case, they will discover that predicting the weather is not predictable at all! To license this film and get a higher quality version for...
Topics: NASA, weather
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 147

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KSNN Compilation 13
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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Students learn how geometry, geometric shapes, and navigation are used to explore Mars. They also learn how NASA researchers collect, analyze, and interpret the data collected from exploration to develop theories about the existence of water and life on Mars. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, geometry, Mars
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 210

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KSNN Compilation 14
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 197

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KSNN Compilation 19
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 304

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NASA Kids Science News segment explaining how Mars breaks records.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Planet, Mars, Mt. Everest, Olympus, Valles Marineris, Canyon, Records, Kilometer, Grand...
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 226

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What is static electricity?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Atom, Proton: Electron, Positive, Negative, Charge
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 288

favorite 1

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What is static electricity?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Atom, Proton: Electron, Positive, Negative, Charge
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 136

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¿Qué causa los relámpagos?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Positiva, Negativa, Carga Eléctrica
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 157

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¿Quién inventó el avión?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Wright, Aviones
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 151

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¿Qué hace que las cosas se muevan?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Energía, Energía Cinética
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 333

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Who invented the aeroplane?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Flying Machine, Wright Brothers, Flyer
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 491

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NASA Kids Science News segment explaining time zones and how they work.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Time Zones, Earth, Sphere, 360 Degrees, Longitude, 24 Hours, Sun, Noon
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 625

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NASA Kids Science News segment explaining what the Mars Rover is and what it did.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Mars, Radio Waves, Pathfinder, Remote Control, Robot, Sojourner, Satellites, Rovers
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 266

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Calcium And Bones. This segment describes how astronauts maintain healthy bones in space.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Hannah, Calcium, Bones, Exercise, Bone Loss
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 226

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What makes bubbles round?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Water, Electric, Molecule, Air Pressure
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 175

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What makes things go?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Stored Energy, Kintetic Energy, Force, Power Source, Tyrone Green
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 412

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What causes a lightning flash?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Cloud, Charge, Discharge, Spark
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 406

favorite 0

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Who invented the aeroplane?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Flying Machine, Wright Brothers, Flyer
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 138

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¿Por qué cambian las hojas de colores?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Otoño, Clorofila
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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students will learn how patterns, functions and algebra can help NASA engineers design new ways of propelling spacecraft and how electricity and magnetism are being used to replace the fuel-consuming rocket propulsion commonly used to deliver a push to spacecraft. Students will discover three projects that use electromagnetism in a dynamic way: the Magnetic Levitation Launch System (MagLev), the Propulsive Small Expendable Deployer System (ProSEDS), and the student-designed Icarus satellite....
Topics: NASA, algebra, maglev, engineering
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 153

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¿Qué es la estática?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Chispa, tomo, Positiva, Negativa, Carga, Descarga
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 179

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KSNN Compilation 11
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 159

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¿Por qué las palomitas de maíz explotan?
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 364

favorite 2

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NASA Kids Science News segment explaining how email works.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Email, Technology, Computer, Message, Server, Send, Receive, Post Office, Electronically
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 182

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¿Qué es la estática?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Chispa, tomo, Positiva, Negativa, Carga, Descarga
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 115

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¿Trabaja un electroimán como un imán regular?
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 364

favorite 1

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NASA Kids Science News segment explaining the medical care of astronauts.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Astronauts, Blood Pressure, Eye Surgery, Medicine, Medical Equipement, Ear...
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 139

favorite 0

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What makes things go?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Stored Energy, Kintetic Energy, Force, Power Source, Tyrone Green
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 584

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In The Case of the Challenging Flight, the tree house detectives are onto a newcase as they try to win the Egg-tra-ordinary Plane Contest. They do not want to repeat their unsuccessful performance of years past; therefore, they decide that they need to build a better plane. The tree house detectives use their skills in scientific investigation to learn about the four forces of flight and then use their newfound knowledge as they design and construct a plane. As the tree house detectives...
Topics: NASA, aviation, aeronautics
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 162

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KSNN Compilation 7
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 201

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KSNN Compilation 1
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 294

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Why Study Earth From Space? This segment describes how satellites are used to study places in the environment scientists cannot reach.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Natural Disasters, Satellites, Research, Study
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 237

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NASA Kids Science News segment explaining the zero and how it works.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Mathmetician, Zero, Mayans, Negative Numbers, Multiply, Addition, Indian, Numbers,...
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 102

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¿Qué hace que las cosas se muevan?
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 509

favorite 1

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NASA Kids Science News segment explaining how plants grow in space.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Plants, Earth, Grow, Space, Gravity, Zero-Gravity, Light, Experiments, NASA,...
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 469

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How many people are involved in a successful mission? This program focuses on NASA’s Space Operations Mission Directorate and the teamwork required to produce a successful space mission. Students will learn about the numerous systems, skills, and capabilities involved in a mission and how NASA manages and integrates these systems. Students will draw a parallel between the teamwork used in a NASA mission and find out how teamwork energizes the popular sport of auto racing. Using hands-on...
Topics: NASA, statistics
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 142

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¿Quién inventó el avión?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Wright, Aviones
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 139

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¿Cuánto mide un metro?
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Milímetro, Centímetro, Decímetro
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 444

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NASA Kids Science News segment explaining why we need fractions.
Topics: NASA, KSNN, Fractions, Whole, Piece, Pizza, Divide, Numerator, Denominator
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 210

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KSNN Compilation 10
Topics: NASA, KSNN
A/V Geeks
by NASA; Langley Research Center
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eye 137

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KSNN Compilation 20
Topics: NASA, KSNN