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The ISS in Space | Ready Jet Go!

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How does the International Space Station (ISS) stay up in space? In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Face 9000 explains that the ISS is able to stay in orbit due to its high speed.

Rovers and Solar Power | Ready Jet Go!

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Did you know that Jet is fluent in "beep"? In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Jet uses his amazing translation skills for a rover named Beep. He and his friends discover that Beep has a twin sister rover on Mars named Boop, and that both of them use solar panels to gain energy from the sun.

How Do Satellites Work? | Ready Jet Go!

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Where do TV signals come from? In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Jet is amazed to find out that television shows are actually broadcast from other locations through satellites. A satellite orbits the Earth at high speed and sends signals from transmitters to receivers all around the world.

Ready Jet Go! - Exploring Gravity | Science Crafts for Kids

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Explore gravity with a catapult! On Ready Jet Go!, Jet and his friends learn about gravity, the force that brings us back down when we jump. In this activity, your child can explore gravity by launching a ball from a catapult and then watching gravity pull the ball back down to Earth. Talk about gravity with your kids, and get directions to make a catapult in the included PDF.

How Do Mars Rovers Work Together? | Ready Jet Go!

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Go Beep, you can do it! In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Jet and his friends watch Beep cross a ravine in the Mars Yard. Dr. Rafferty and Bergs explain that they will give the same commands they gave Beep to her sister Boop on Mars. That way, Boop can cross the ravine on the real Mars. Booyah!

Journey to the Moon | Ready Jet Go!

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Learn about one of the greatest journeys of all time! In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Sean and Sydney have to explain to Jet that humans have never landed on Bortron 7… or on any other planets for that matter! However, people have gone to the Earth's moon. The first journey was in 1969, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the moon.

A Visit to Voyager One | Ready Jet Go!

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A blast from the past! In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Jet, Sydney, and Sean come across the Voyager One during their journey through space. Sean explains that the Voyager One was sent into space to take pictures of the distant gas planets.

Computers and Programming | Ready Jet Go!

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Computers played a big part in space exploration. In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Dr. Rafferty explains how giant computers were used to guide astronauts to the moon in 1969. She then explains the concept of computer programming in the form of a catchy song. Remember, it's all about the zeroes and ones!

How Come the Moon Has Craters Song | Ready Jet Go!

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In this very musical clip from Ready Jet Go!, Jet and his friends learn about the moon's craters and where they come from -- all in the form of a song!

Our Orbiting Solar System | Ready Jet Go!

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All hail Queen Sun! In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Jet shows his friends the model of the solar system he made (with Mindy's help!) As they play, Jet and Face 9000 explain why planets all orbit the sun and rotate at the exact same time.

The Center of the Earth | Ready Jet Go!

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Have you ever wondered what the inside of the Earth is like? In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Sydney pretends to be her favorite comic book hero, Commander Cressida, as she explains how to journey to the center of the Earth.

High Pitch and Low Pitch | Ready Jet Go!

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Sometimes, peace and quiet ISN'T what you need in an experiment! In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Sean tries to figure out why certain sounds are higher or lower in pitch. With the help of the Propulsion family and his friends, Sean discovers that pitch is determined by the material sound waves are traveling through.

The Ice Moon Enceladus | Ready Jet Go!

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What is so special about the ice on Enceladus? In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Face 9000 teaches the kids about Enceladus, one of the moons of Saturn. He explains how water breaks through the icy surface and freezes midair, falling back onto the moon as snow. Some of the ice also escape into space and becomes a part of Saturn's famous rings.

The Sun and the Four Inner Planets | Ready Jet Go!

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Welcome to the center of the solar system! In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Jet and the gang learn just how BIG the sun is! Then they explore the four inner planets, which are the planets closest to our sun.

Observatory and Telescope | Ready Jet Go!

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Ready for a little redecorating? In this clip from Ready Jet Go!, Jet and his friends give their treehouse a makeover and turn it into an observatory. Sydney and Sean also teach Jet what a telescope is, and how it's used by scientists to observe space.

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