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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
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(September 5, 1990) Episode 3 of Starfinder focuses on why a space telescope is needed. It explains the atmospheric phenomenon that distort the views of earthbound telescopes. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy
A/V Geeks
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eye 457

favorite 2

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(September 4, 1990) Episode 2 of Starfinder focuses on how the Hubble Space Telescope works. It describes the data flow process from the stars to the earth with emphasis on how an image from the camera is transferred to computer screens. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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eye 1,045

favorite 6

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Starfinder, Episode 20: Constellations Description: (January 8, 1991) Episode 20 of Starfinder focuses on the study of constellations and some related myths and cultural history. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy, constellations
A/V Geeks
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eye 691

favorite 3

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(November 13, 1990) Starfinder episode 15 explores the nature of light from Galileo to the present (1990). Starfinder makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, light
A/V Geeks
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eye 504

favorite 3

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Episode 24 of Starfinder focuses on the three different types of light spectra. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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eye 433

favorite 3

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(September 7, 1990) What keeps satellites in orbit? Episode 8 of Starfinder explores questions about orbital motion.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, satellites
A/V Geeks
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eye 495

favorite 3

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(September 12, 1990) Episode 7 of Starfinder focuses on gravity in space. Gravity is described in a number of different ways to make the idea of it concrete. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, gravity
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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eye 764

favorite 4

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(March 7, 1991) Episode 30, the final show of Starfinder focuses on cosmology. Cosmology is the study of the organization and structure of the universe. Astronaut Kathy Sullivan from the STS-31 Hubble mission is interviewed. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy, STS-31
A/V Geeks
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eye 1,499

favorite 2

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Starfinder, Episode 21: Celestial Sphere Description: (December 11, 1990) Episode 21 of Starfinder focuses on the celestial sphere. It provides an introduction to the celestial globe which is a model of the celestial sphere. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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eye 391

favorite 1

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(October 24, 1990) Episode 9 of Starfinder focuses on gravity and weight. Students have the opportunity to explore the difference between weight and mass. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, gravity
A/V Geeks
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(2/13/91) Episode 25 of Starfinder focuses on our Solar System. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy
A/V Geeks
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eye 354

favorite 2

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(March 5, 1991) Episode 27 of Starfinder focuses on the conservation of energy and matter. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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eye 417

favorite 2

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(October 24, 1990) Episode 10 of Starfinder focuses on fusion energy. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, fusion energy, Hubble Space Telescope
A/V Geeks
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eye 527

favorite 2

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(December 4, 1990) Episode 17 of Starfinder focuses on the instruments used by the Hubble telescope. An overview of each of the five instruments is provided, these include the Faint Object Camera (FOC), the Wide Field Planetary Camera (WF/PC), the Faint Object Spectrograph (FOS), the Goddard High Resolution Spectrograph (GHRS), and the High Speed Photometer (HSP). The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy, telescopes
A/V Geeks
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eye 530

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(September 4, 1990) Episode of Starfinder focuses on how to make sense of data. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, science
A/V Geeks
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eye 374

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(October 31, 1990) Episode 14 of Starfinder focuses on rotational energy. It uses the rotation of the earth as an example to illustrate the distinction between rotation and revolution. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, energy
A/V Geeks
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eye 639

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(September 7, 1990) Episode 7 of Starfinder focuses on the vastness of the universe. Poetry, art, analogy, and facts and figures are used to evoke the immensity of space. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy
A/V Geeks
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eye 474

favorite 3

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(March 4, 1991) Episode 26 of Starfinder also focuses on the solar system. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy, telescopes
A/V Geeks
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eye 452

favorite 3

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Starfinder, Episode 22: Magnetic Fields Description: (January 4, 1991) Episode 22 of Starfinder focuses on magnetic fields. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy, magnetic fields
A/V Geeks
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(December 10, 1990) Episode 19 of Starfinder focuses on ancient astronomers and the importance of observation and accurate data collection in science. The program also provides the opportunity to explore a historical view of science. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy, telescopes
A/V Geeks
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eye 574

favorite 4

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(February 5, 1991) Episode 23 of Starfinder focuses on electromagnetic radiation. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy, electromagnetic radiation
A/V Geeks
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(December 5, 1990) Episode 13 of Starfinder focuses on energy transfer. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, energy
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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eye 406

favorite 4

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(March 6, 1991) Episode 29 focuses on diffraction. The geometry of a wave is described in detail. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy
A/V Geeks
by NASA
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eye 547

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(September 6, 1990) The fifth episode of Starfinder examines the laws of motion starting with Newton’s First Law of Motion. Starfinder makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science conce
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, Newton
A/V Geeks
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eye 642

favorite 4

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(September 5, 1990) Episode 4 of Starfinder focuses on the concept of an expanding universe. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts.
Topics: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy