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We’ve added a whole bunch of new Khan Academy content for you to check out. Here’s a quick summary:

 

Johannes Vermeer, Woman Holding a Balance, 1664

Johannes Vermeer, Woman Holding a Balance, 1664, oil on canvas, 42.5 cm × 38 cm / 16.7 in × 15 in (National Gallery of Art)Speakers: Dr. Steven …

Basic regrouping or borrowing when subtracting three digit numbers

 

Regrouping from 0 when subtracting three digit numbers

 

Regrouping twice when subtracting three digit numbers

 

Regrouping when subtracting three digit numbers

 

Stories of the modern pilgrimage (from the British Museum)

Every year, 25,000 British Muslims make the pilgrimage to Mecca. As part of the exhibition, Hajj: journey to the heart of Islam, the British Museum …

Carrying when adding three digit numbers

 

Examples of carrying when adding three digit numbers

 

Why carrying works

 

A look at modern veneration from the British Museum

An exploration of how veneration is still very much in evidence today — and not always in expected places. Celebrity bodies, for instance, are …

Reliquary Bust of a Saint

Exhibition curator, James Robinson (video from the British Museum), bust from the Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Preparing an Ancient Egyptian papyrus for an exhibition at the British Museum

Preparing pieces of papyrus ready for display in the exhibition Journey through the afterlife: ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead.

Virtual autopsy: exploring a natural mummy from early Egypt

Found in around 1896, the mummy known as Gebelein man was buried in about 3500 BC at the site of Gebelein in Upper Egypt. He has been in the British …

Hadrian: building the wall

In AD122 Hadrian ordered a mighty frontier system to be built across the north of Britain. The result was Hadrian’s Wall, a 73 mile barrier …

Hadrian: the imperial palace

Hadrian built himself a vast palace in the countryside, the villa Adriana in Tivoli about 30 kilometres east of Rome. It was a huge complex, designed …

Hadrian: the power of image

For many years Hadrian was perceived as a peace-loving admirer of Greek culture and customs, a philhellene. But the one statue on which this …

Medieval Goldsmiths – Treasures of Heaven at the British Museum

Medieval goldsmiths were some of the most important craftsmen because they worked with precious metals. This video explores some of the techniques …

Damien Hirst’s Cornucopia at the British Museum

Damien Hirst explores the symbolism of the skull and the futility of decorating plastic skulls in an attempt to make death more palatable. Curator …

The Babylonian mind

Trace the legacy of Babylonian discoveries and ideas, including their mathematical system based on 60 and their desire to predict the future. With …

Towers of Babel

with British Museum curator Irving Finkel

 

…and there’s actually even more, but we don’t want this email to be too long. We’d love to know what you think. Leave your comments and questions under the videos, or help teach other Khan Academy students by answering theirs.

Cheers,
Sal and the Khan Academy Team

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