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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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Khan Academy
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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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Khan Academy
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slightly more complicated equations
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Writing a basic program. Basics of data types, variables and conditional statements
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Khan Academy
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Overview of how the nephrons in the kidney filter blood and reabsorb water and other molecules.
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Khan Academy
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Solving linear equations with variable expressions in the denominators of fractions
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Khan Academy
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Newton's First Law (Galileo's Law of Inertia).
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Khan Academy
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Introduction to trigonometry
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Introduction to Limits (HD)
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Khan Academy
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Introduction to the multiplication tables from 2-9.
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Khan Academy
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An introduction to DNA
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Khan Academy
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Jamestown to the Civil War
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Khan Academy
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Equations with the variable on both sides.
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Khan Academy
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Distance, displacement, speed and velocity. Difference between vectors and scalars
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Khan Academy
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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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Introduction to the circulatory system and the heart
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Adding 2-digit numbers
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Introduction to how banks make money and the value they (potentially) add to society.
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Khan Academy
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The atom, proton, neutron and electron
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An introduction to probability
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Khan Academy
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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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Khan Academy
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Introduction to multiplication
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Khan Academy
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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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Introduction to ionic, covalent, polar covalent and metallic bonds.
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Khan Academy
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Introduction to borrowing and regrouping
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Getting a feel for slope and y-intercept
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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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Khan Academy
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What interest is. Simple versus compound interest.
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Khan Academy
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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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The Calvin Cycle or the light-independent (dark) reactions of photosythesis
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Khan Academy
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Newton's Second Law of Motion: F=ma
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Some limit exercises
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Khan Academy
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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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Khan Academy
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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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More intuition on orbitals. Touching on electron configuration.
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Overview of the Krebs or Citric Acid Cycle
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Plate Tectonics -- Evidence of plate movement
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Example of calculating speed and velocity
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Introduction to the intuition behind limits
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How to express a fraction as a decimal
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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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Explanation of the phases of mitosis.
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Every action has an equal and opposite reaction
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Overview of photosythesis
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The phases of Meiosis.
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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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Using acid-base titration to find mass of oxalic acid
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Diffusion and Osmosis
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Khan Academy
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Adding and subtracting negative numbers
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Khan Academy
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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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