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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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Finding a(2^ln x)/x dx
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Khan Academy
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(Correction) Radius of Observable Universe
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Khan Academy
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An example of conservation of momentum in two dimensions.
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Khan Academy
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We finish the 2-dimensional momentum problem
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Khan Academy
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2003 AIME II Problem 1
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Khan Academy
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perfect squares integers square root
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Khan Academy
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A little trigonometry to figure out the area of a triangle
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Khan Academy
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Minimum members in a committee
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Khan Academy
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Probability of moving to a vertex
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Khan Academy
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Trigonometry and geometry to find the area of an equilateral (but not regular) hexagon
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Khan Academy
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Finding the sum of the absolute value of the imaginary parts of the square of the roots of a crazy polynomial
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Khan Academy
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Finding the sum of the absolute value of the imaginary parts of the square of the roots of a crazy polynomial
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Khan Academy
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Finding the sum of the absolute value of the imaginary parts of the square of the roots of a crazy polynomial
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Khan Academy
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2003 AIME II Problem 3
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Khan Academy
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2003 AIME II Problem 4 (part 1)
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Khan Academy
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Volume of a wedge cut from a cylindrical log
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Khan Academy
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2003 AIME II Problem 5 Minor Correction
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Khan Academy
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Finding area of a skewed star
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Khan Academy
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Area of rhombus from circumradii of triangles
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Khan Academy
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Sequence from the product of 2 arithmetic sequences
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Khan Academy
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Sum of polynomial evaluated at roots of another polynomial
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Khan Academy
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Khan Academy
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Integration to find average value of a function. Using a graphing calculator to calculate definite integrals.
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Khan Academy
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Determining whether speed is increasing. Difference between speed and acceleration
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Khan Academy
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Relationship between velocity and speed and acceleration
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Khan Academy
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Approximating rate of change and total area under a curve. Trapezoidal sums to approximate integrals
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Khan Academy
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Second fundamental theorem of calculus application
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Khan Academy
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Equation of a tangent line and area between curves
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Khan Academy
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Disk method to find the volume of a solid generated by rotation of a function
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Khan Academy
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Taking derivatives and integrals of strangely defined functions
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Khan Academy
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Absolute maximum over an interval. Critical points and differentiability.
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Khan Academy
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Finding the points of inflection for a strangely defined function
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Khan Academy
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Mean Value Theorem and differentiability
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Khan Academy
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Using a tangent line to extrapolate a function from a known initial condition
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Khan Academy
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Using the second derivative to judge whether an approximation with the tangent line is an overestimate or underestimate
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Khan Academy
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Solving a differential equation using separation of variables
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Khan Academy
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Continuity of piecewise-defined functions
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Khan Academy
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Derivative of a piecewise-defined function
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Khan Academy
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Average value of a piecewise-defined function on an interval
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Khan Academy
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Position and slope of particle's path at a given time
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Khan Academy
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Velocity and acceleration vectors for particle
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Khan Academy
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Arc length for a curve
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Khan Academy
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Volume of a solid of rotation and Chain Rule for rates of change.
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Khan Academy
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Arc length of a function
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Khan Academy
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Taylor Series approximation of sin(x)
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Khan Academy
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Taylor Series for cos x at x=0
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Khan Academy
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Calculating the 6th derivative at 0 from the Taylor Series approximation
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Khan Academy
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Lagrange error bound for Taylor Polynomial approximation
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Khan Academy
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** PLEASE NOTE: This is the archived version of the YouTube Live broadcast. The edited video will be posted on Monday. ** Designing an education that truly builds the necessary skills for today's enormously diverse student population is not easy. But it's the key to opportunity for our citizens, economic vitality for our nation, and to assuring the U.S. remains a world leader. There is hope: innovations and innovators that challenge the status quo; research to help us understand how to move the...
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Khan Academy
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Overview of cycles of regulation, de-regulation and government in 20th century US capitalism
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Khan Academy
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Answers to questions from the Royal Geographic Society
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Khan Academy
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Introduction to 2nd order, linear, homogeneous differential equations with constant coefficients.
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Khan Academy
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Let's find the general solution!
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Khan Academy
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Let's use some initial conditions to solve for the particular solution
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Khan Academy
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Another example with initial conditions!
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Khan Academy
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Extending the path counting to three dimensions
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Khan Academy
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Visual intuition of a 3-variable linear equation.
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Khan Academy
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Using what we know about 30-60-0 triangles to solve what at first seems to be a challenging problem
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Khan Academy
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Proving the ratios between the sides of a 30-60-90 triangle
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Khan Academy
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More examples using 30-60-90 triangles.
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Khan Academy
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401(k)s (and how they compare to IRAs)
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Khan Academy
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Showing the ratios of the sides of a 45-45-90 triangle are 1:1:sqrt(2)
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Khan Academy
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Introduction to 45-45-90 Triangles
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TED Talks
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Phyllis Rodriguez and Aicha el-Wafi have a powerful friendship born of unthinkable loss. Rodriguez' son was killed in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001; el-Wafi's son Zacarias Moussaoui was convicted of a role in those attacks and is serving a life sentence. In hoping to find peace, these two moms have come to understand and respect one another.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDWomen, TED, Talks, culture, global issues, politics, 2010
Khan Academy
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A look at why the "proof" of the relation between changes in Gibbs Free Energy and Spontaneity is wrong in many textbooks.
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Khan Academy
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A more formal understanding of functions
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TED Talks
by TED.com
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Plenty of robots can fly -- but none can fly like a real bird. That is, until Markus Fischer and his team at Festo built SmartBird, a large, lightweight robot, modeled on a seagull, that flies by flapping its wings. A soaring demo fresh from TEDGlobal 2011.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDGlobal 2011, TED, Talks, animals, biomechanics, biomimicry, design, robots,...
TED Talks
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Afghan-American artist Aman Mojadidi calls himself “Afghan by blood, redneck by the grace of god.” Playing off his two identities, the TED Fellow's bold, funny, thought-provoking artwork explores jihad, gangsterism, consumers and corruption in modern Afghanistan.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, art, arts, culture, politics, TEDGlobal 2012, 2012
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Colin Robertson had 3 minutes on the TED stage to tell the world about his solar-powered crowdsourced health care solution. And then...
Topics: TEDTalks, TED2012, TED, Talks, entertainment, performance, performance art, 2012
Khan Academy
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A Third Example of Graphing a Rational Function
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TED Talks
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A Tribe Called Red creates music that acts as a gateway into urban, contemporary indigenous culture, celebrating all of its layers and complexity. In a set that blends traditional powwow drums and vocals with hip-hop and electronic music, the DJ collective tells stories of the First Nations in beats and images — expanding on the concept of the "Halluci Nation," inspired by the poet, musician and activist John Trudell.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, art, music, indigenous peoples, performance art, performance, TED2017, 2018
Khan Academy
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A Universe Smaller than the Observable
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TED Talks
by TED.com
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At TEDxRotterdam, world champion whistler Geert Chatrou performs the whimsical "Eleonora" by A. Honhoff, and his own "Fête de la Belle." In a fascinating interlude, he talks about what brought him to the craft.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDxRotterdam 2010, TED, Talks, entertainment, live music, music, performance, 2010
TED Talks
by TED.com
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Speaking at the most recent EG conference, author, philosopher, prankster and journalist A.J. Jacobs talks about the year he spent living biblically -- following the rules in the Bible as literally as possible.
Topics: TEDTalks, EG 2007, TED, Talks, culture, entertainment, humanity, humor, religion, writing, 2007
TED Talks
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For a full year, A.J. Jacobs followed every piece of health advice he could -- from applying sunscreen by the shot glass to wearing a bicycle helmet while shopping. Onstage at TEDMED, he shares the surprising things he learned.
Topics: TEDTalks, TEDMED 2011, TED, Talks, culture, entertainment, health, humor, self, 2011