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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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Khan Academy
Sep 15, 2019
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An introduction to functions.
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Sep 22, 2018
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Chromosomal basis for gender. Sex-linked traits.
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Khan Academy
May 14, 2018
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Overview of the Vietnam War
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Sep 30, 2017
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Zaitsev's Rule for E2 and E1 reactions
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Jul 10, 2017
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Introduction to Hooke's Law
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Feb 10, 2017
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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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Khan Academy
Jul 8, 2016
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Introduction to trigonometry
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Khan Academy
Aug 22, 2015
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Mitosis, meiosis and sexual reproduction. Understanding gametes, zygotes, and haploid / diploid numbers.
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Aug 9, 2015
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Parts of a cell: nucleus, ribosomes, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi bodies, mitochondria, chloroplasts, vacuoles, and vesicles
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Khan Academy
Mar 3, 2015
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Collision of the Milky Way Galaxy with Andromeda (forming "Milkomeda")
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Khan Academy
Nov 2, 2013
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The art of balancing equations in chemistry!
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Khan Academy
Oct 4, 2012
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Approximating f(x)=cos x using a Maclauren Series (special case of a Taylor series at x=0)
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Khan Academy
Feb 16, 2012
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More intuition of what a derivative is. Using the derivative to find the slope at any point along f(x)=x^2
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Multiplying and dividing with significant figures
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Finding common denominators of multiple fraction to order them
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U05_L2_T1_we1 Solving Percent Problems
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Problems 6-9 starting on page 734
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Becoming a Red Giant
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U03_L2_T1_we2 Representing Functions as Graphs
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2010 IIT JEE Paper 1 #38 Hairy Trig and Algebra (Part 3)
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Conceptual understanding of where the formula for binomial coefficients come from
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U02_L1_T4_we2 : Solving for a Variable 2
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Seeing how reserve ratios limit how much lending I can do.
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Khan Academy
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Showing how ANY linear transformation can be represented as a matrix vector product
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Khan Academy
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Exploring what happens to a subset of the domain under a transformation
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Problems 15-16 on page 427
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Problems 13-14 starting on page 398
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185-189, pgs. 177-178
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Problems 13-16 starting on page 794
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Reconstructing the total displacement vector for a projectile
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Problems 1-5 starting on page 530
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Understanding how to parametrize a reverse path for the same curve.
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A real life example of a transaction involving CDOs.
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Work needed to compress a spring is the same thing as the potential energy stored in the compressed spring.
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U11_L1_T1_we3 Simplifying Rational Expressions 3
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SSA special cases including RSH
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The bank gets bailed out by an equity infusion from a sovereign wealth fund.
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R-Squared or Coefficient of Determination
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205-206, pg. 180
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Proving the "associative", "distributive" and "commutative" properties for vector dot products.
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Example of calculating a surface integral part 3
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More on the mechanics of the Federal Funds rate and how it increases the money supply.
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Amplitude, period, frequency and wavelength of periodic waves
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U07_L1_T3_we1 Simplifying Expressions with Exponents
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Average value of a piecewise-defined function on an interval
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Solving Systems of Equations by Multiplication
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More reasons why we haven't detected anything yet.
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Parts b and c of problem 1 (free response)
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Solving 3 equations with 3 unknowns (old video from July 2008)
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Clarification of Confidence Interval of Difference of Means
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Problems 1-6 starting on page 855
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Understanding the definition of a basis of a subspace
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E2 E1 Sn2 Sn1 Reactions Example 3
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Dimension of the Null Space or Nullity
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Problem 18 on page 657
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Problems 17-18 on page 599
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U03_L2_T1_we2 : Testing if a relationship is a function
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More examples using 30-60-90 triangles.
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Problems 10-14 starting on page 549
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Using our spreadsheet to show why prices decrease when utilization is low and prices increase when utilization is high.
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Standard Error of the Mean (a.k.a. the standard deviation of the sampling distribution of the sample mean!)
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Continuation of the playing around with trig identities
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U03_L1_T2_we2 : Finding the 100th Term in a Sequence
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Problems 16-18 starting on page 673
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The different roles in the healthcare system
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Nucleophilicity vs. Basicity . The difference between what it means to be a nucleophile and a base
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Objectives: Read and write numbers less than 10,000. Relate each digit in a 4-digit number to its place value. Compare and order numbers within 10,000.
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Showing that orthogonal matrices preserve angles and lengths
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Proving that a figure is a parallelogram if and only if opposite sides are congruent
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U05_L2_T1_we1 : Solving and graphing linear inequalities in two variables
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Second part of determining the slope of a line
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Salman Khan interview with NPR's All Things Considered on 12/28/2009
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u01_l2_t2_we3 Subtraction Word Problem
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Proof that the sum of the measures of the angles in a triangle are 180
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Dr. Mahadevan from Stanford School of Medicine explains adequacy for lateral cervical (neck) x-rays
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