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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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Chromosomal basis for gender. Sex-linked traits.
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Introduction to basic algebraic equations of the form Ax=B
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Introduction to addition. Multiple visual ways to represent addition.
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Overview of the Vietnam War
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How to get correct advice when you can only ask one question from either a liar or a truthteller (when you don't know who is what)
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slightly more complicated equations
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How elements relate to atoms. The basics of how protons, electrons and neutrons make up an atom.
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U01_L1_T1_we1 Place Value 1
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Writing a basic program. Basics of data types, variables and conditional statements
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Solving linear equations with variable expressions in the denominators of fractions
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Overview of how the nephrons in the kidney filter blood and reabsorb water and other molecules.
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Newton's First Law (Galileo's Law of Inertia).
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Introduction to trigonometry
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Introduction to Limits (HD)
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Introduction to the multiplication tables from 2-9.
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An introduction to DNA
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Jamestown to the Civil War
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Equations with the variable on both sides.
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Distance, displacement, speed and velocity. Difference between vectors and scalars
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Introduction to evolution, variation in a population and natural selection
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Mitosis, meiosis and sexual reproduction. Understanding gametes, zygotes, and haploid / diploid numbers.
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Adding 2-digit numbers
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Introduction to the circulatory system and the heart
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Introduction to how banks make money and the value they (potentially) add to society.
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The atom, proton, neutron and electron
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An introduction to probability
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Figuring out the slope of a line
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Solving linear inequalities.
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Separating the truthteller from the togglers!
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Introduction to multiplication
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Graphing linear equations
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The art of balancing equations in chemistry!
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Introduction to division
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U02_L1_T1_we1: Solving Equations 1
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Problems 1-3 starting on page 395 of College Board Official SAT Study Guide
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Dividing into larger numbers. Introduction to long division and remainders.
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Saving Earth from becoming a mushroom farm.
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Getting a feel for slope and y-intercept
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Introduction to borrowing and regrouping
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Introduction to ionic, covalent, polar covalent and metallic bonds.
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Calculus-Derivative: Understanding that the derivative is just the slope of a curve at a point (or the slope of the tangent line)
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An introduction to orbitals
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What interest is. Simple versus compound interest.
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Introduction to i and imaginary numbers
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Scale of Earth and Sun
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Introduction to descriptive statistics and central tendency. Ways to measure the average of a set: median, mean, mode
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Some limit exercises
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The Calvin Cycle or the light-independent (dark) reactions of photosythesis
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Newton's Second Law of Motion: F=ma
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Introduction to using the periodic table to determine electron configurations
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Parts of a cell: nucleus, ribosomes, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi bodies, mitochondria, chloroplasts, vacuoles, and vesicles
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Part 1 of the French Revolution. From the Convocation of the Estates General to the storming of the Bastille
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More intuition on orbitals. Touching on electron configuration.
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Overview of the Krebs or Citric Acid Cycle
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Example of calculating speed and velocity
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Introduction to the intuition behind limits
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Plate Tectonics -- Evidence of plate movement
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How to express a fraction as a decimal
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Every action has an equal and opposite reaction
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Explanation of the phases of mitosis.
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Basics of heart disease, heart attacks, heart failure, angina, cardiac arrest. Special thanks to Edward J Perper, MD for help in clarifying certain aspects of this video.
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Overview of photosythesis
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The phases of Meiosis.
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Khan Academy
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Understanding the basics of lists in Python
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Practice carrying digits to add multiple digit numbers
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An introduction to functions.
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What a matrix is. How to add and subtract them.
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Determining the equation of a line
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Properties of alkali, alkaline earth and transition metals. Halogens and noble gases.
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Adding and subtracting negative numbers
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Second part of determining the slope of a line
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U01_L1_T1_we2 Place Value 2
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Diffusion and Osmosis
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Using the squeeze theorem to prove that the limit as x approaches 0 of (sin x)/x =1
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