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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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Khan Academy
Sep 30, 2017
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Zaitsev's Rule for E2 and E1 reactions
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Khan Academy
Jul 10, 2017
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Introduction to Hooke's Law
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Khan Academy
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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Khan Academy
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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Understanding why enthalpy can be viewed as "heat content" in a constant pressure system.
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U03_L2_T3_we2 : Basic Rate Problem
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How CDOs can give different investors different levels of risk and returns with the same underlying assets
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Interesting similarity problem where we don't have a lot of information to work with
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Seeing how reserve ratios limit how much lending I can do.
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How fast does a car need to go to complete a loop-d-loop.
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185-189, pgs. 177-178
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Cambrian explosion and biodiversity in the Phanerozoic Eon
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Becoming a Red Giant
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Data on Chinese US Balance of Payments
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Khan Academy
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The math of renting vs. buying a home. Challenging the notion that it is always better to buy.
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Khan Academy
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Three example problems involving perimeter and area
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Khan Academy
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Introduction to Kelvin. Example of a problem involving the ideal gas law
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Khan Academy
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Exploring the solution set of Ax=b (non homogeneous equations)
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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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Adding a 2 digit number to a 1 digit number. Introduction to carrying.
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Khan Academy
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Distance between a point and a plane in three dimensions
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U03_L2_T1_we2 Representing Functions as Graphs
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How "money" is created in a fractional reserve banking system. M0 and M1 definitions of the money suppy. The multiplier effect.
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Continuation of the playing around with trig identities
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Midpoint Formula
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Solving a system of linear equations by putting an augmented matrix into reduced row echelon form
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Put-Call Parity Clarification
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Exploring what happens to a subset of the domain under a transformation
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80-83, pg. 284
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Using theoretically quasi-static and/or reversible processes to stay pretty much at equilibrium.
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2 examples of multiplying a 3 digit number times a 2 digit number. 1 example of multiplying a 3 digit number times a 3 digit number.
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Introduction to subtraction
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U09_L2_T1_we3 Factoring Special Products 3
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Practice carrying digits to add multiple digit numbers
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Introduction to borrowing and regrouping
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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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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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U11_L1_T1_we3 Simplifying Rational Expressions 3
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Dimension of the Null Space or Nullity
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u15_l3_t1_we3 Proportionality Constant for Direct Variation
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Salman Khan interview with NPR's All Things Considered on 12/28/2009
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u16_l2_t3_we1 Multiplying Binomials with Radicals
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How to find the distance between lines using the Pythagorean Formula
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U04_L1_T3_we1 : Graphing a line in slope intercept form
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U07_L1_T3_we1 Simplifying Expressions with Exponents
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Problems 18-19 on page 738
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Find the volume of the largest open box that can be made from a piece of cardboard 24 inches square by cutting equal squares from the corners and turning up the sides.
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u07_l2_t3_we3 Area of a Circle
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Conceptual understanding of where the formula for binomial coefficients come from
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Problem 18 on page 657
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Sums and Scalar Multiples of Linear Transformations. Definitions of matrix addition and scalar multiplication.
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U07_L3_T1_we1 Simplifying Radical Expressions1
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Getting comfortable with evaluating newly defined function operators
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SSA special cases including RSH
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u18_l2_t2_we3 Logarithm of a Power
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Fisher Esterification of Carboxylic Acids
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Analysis of Variance 1 - Calculating SST (Total Sum of Squares)
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Problems 1-5 starting on page 518
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E2 E1 Sn2 Sn1 Reactions Example 3
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Using a calculator to perform a quadratic regression
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The mechanics of a simple leveraged buy-out
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Solving Rational Equations
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Problems 15-16 on page 585
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The different roles in the healthcare system
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Providing the motivation for definition of matrix products
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