Documents with old news reels the successes and failures of early aviation oddities, including: a windmill plane, flying barrel, spindle plane, potato bug, tailless airplane, aerobike, ornithopter, sky-car, rocket glider, and more.
After unleashing the atomic genie, these films helped Americans cope with the horrible new weapon and energy source. Films include: Living with the Atom, Radioactive Fallout and Shelter, The Atom Strikes!, Fallout: When and How to Protect Yourself, The Atom Goes To Sea.
Two classic Bell Science Series Gateways To The Mind, Alphabet Conspiracy that aren’t available on DVD, but are just as entertaining and inspirational as they were when they were first made.
Two classic Bell Science Series Our Mr. Sun and Thread of Life that aren’t available, but are just as entertaining and inspirational as they were when they were first made.
Evolution? Bah!! First Amendment?! Piddledly-poo! How can any scientists in their right mind look at the wonders of the universe and dismiss it all to the work of just random chance?! Here’s a rare look at some science films made by the Christian Moody Science Institute that somehow snuck there way into public school systems.
Learn about NUTRITION from some of the cheesiest, hilariously WORST acted, and BIZARRE educational short films EVER! Films include Mulligan’s Stew, Munchers, National Mulch and more.
Films about space travel, before we actually landed on the moon. Films include: First Men Into Space, Man And The Moon, Our Class Explores The Moon, Surviving In Space (narrated by Walter Cronkite) and Way Stations In Space.
In 2002, the crew of Expedition 5 tested 16 international toys and sports activities while on board the space station. Their experiments followed toy experiments by crews of shuttle missions STS-51D, STS-54, and STS-77. This video is hosted by astronaut Leland Melvin and shows crew members (with the help of students back on Earth) investigating
Amazing films about math from the A/V Geeks archive: Powers of Ten Sketch, Mathematical Curves, The Weird Number, Donald in Mathemagic Land and The Day Without Numbers.
Old 16mm films about primates and chimps. And while these films have nothing to do with the feature film, they do show some creepy “apes are just like people” behavior. Can Animals Think?, Chimp’s Vacation, Primates, Comparative Tests On A Human And A Chimpanzee Infant Of Approximately The Same Age.
Films from the A/V Geeks archive that were made to talk about the United States space program and its future. Race For Space (1960) 51 min Analyzes the missile race between the United States and Russia. Contains American and Soviet rocket and space films including the firings of Sputnik I and II and the launching
Films where some of the funniest experiments are also the most frightening. Films include – Mobile Lab – Any Questions?, Squeak the Squirrel, Living in a Reversed World, Stanley Milgram’s infamous obedience experiments!
The A/V Geeks present films made during the late 1970s push for the nation to adopt the metric system of measurement. Gee, it seem so easy to learn compared to the English system. Hmm. Wonder why it was dropped in the 1980s? Films include – Metric America, the rarely seen Schoolhouse Rock metric system shorts
Witness the films that planted the seeds of intelligent design in young impressionable minds back in the 1950s. Films made by the Moody Institute of Science to attract the curious to Christianity. Titles include – Electric Eel, Fish Out of Water!, A Fish Family, Food Getting Among Animals, Wonder of Water, Living With the Atom,
An evening of films that look at our love/hate relationship with machinery. Films include Machine Story, Magic Machines, Why Things Go Wrong and more!
Films from the A/V Geeks archive that feature odd, wacky and slightly troubling science experiments.;Living In A Reversed World (11 min);Consists of a perception experiment in which university students wear devices which invert their fields of vision. Shows the stages of adaptation to new situations. Filmed at the institute of experimental psychology at Innsbruck, Austria.;Comparative
Films that explain the wonders (and potential pitfalls) of this new machine called the computer. Films include: Thinking Machines, Basic Computer Terms, Ethics in the Computer Age and Hackers
Great films from NASA