British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Spherical Geometry and Navigation

Synopsis
Combines simple, practical demonstrations and real-world examples to introduce the sphere. Subject areas covered include: the earth as a sphere; great and small circles; definitions of latitude and longitude; the use of latitude and longitude to describe location; origin of the metre and nautical mile; calculating the arc length of a circle; time zones; using basic geometry to calculate the circumference of the earth.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 20 min.
Year of production
2001
Availability
Sale; 2001 sale: £47.00 (inclusive)
Uses
Age 13 and up.
Subjects
Astronomy; Mathematics
Keywords
geometry; latitude; longitude; spheres

Production Company

Name

Classroom Video

Notes
Classroom Video ceased trading in January 2015. Some of their assets including the streaming platform and our curriculum content have been acquired by ClickView. Around 160 DVD titles are available (or will be made available) through Boulton-Hawker.

Distributor

Name

Classroom Video

Notes
NB Classroom Video ceased trading in January 2015. Potential customers are directed to DVD sales enquiries are directed to sales@boultonhawker.co.uk and are asked to note that not all third party, or proprietary content which includes videos produced by VEA, Classroom Video, Online Classroom and Training Point will be available from Boulton Hawker. Streaming customers are asked to be aware that: All current licences will remain active for the duration of their license period (including embed links and clips that you have created) No streaming licence can be renewed after the existing license period has lapsed Classroom Video’s parent company VEA will manage existing streaming licences from a technical and administrative perspective. For all enquiries please contact support@vea.com.au

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 403 times.