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Paul Kleinman

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The Lazy Intellectual
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contents

Introduction

LESSON 1

History:
Mesopotamia and the First Civilizations •
Language Arts:
Punctuation •
Math:
Numbers •
Science:
Evolution •
Foreign Language:
Latin

LESSON 2

History:
Xia Dynasty •
Language Arts:
Phonics •
Math:
Zero •
Science:
Cells •
Foreign Language:
Spanish

LESSON 3

History:
Ancient Egypt •
Language Arts:
Composition •
Math:
Inca Mathematics •
Science:
The Nervous System •
Foreign Language:
French

LESSON 4

History:
The Huns •
Language Arts:
The Alphabet •
Math:
Greek Mathematics •
Science:
The Circulatory System •
Foreign Language:
Italian

LESSON 5

History:
The Ottoman Empire •
Language Arts:
Language •
Math:
Chinese Mathematics •
Science:
The Respiratory System •
Foreign Language:
German

LESSON 6

History:
The Magna Carta •
Language Arts:
Reading •
Math:
Scientific Notation •
Science:
The Digestive System •
Foreign Language:
Polish

LESSON 7

History:
The Reformation •
Language Arts:
Writing •
Math:
Operations •
Science:
Tissues •
Foreign Language:
Russian

LESSON 8

History:
Rome •
Language Arts:
Speaking •
Math:
Decimals •
Science:
Reproduction •
Foreign Language:
Greek

LESSON 9

History:
The Middle Ages •
Language Arts:
Listening •
Math:
Measurement •
Science:
Genetics •
Foreign Language:
Bulgarian

LESSON 10

History:
The Crusades •
Language Arts:
Thinking •
Math:
Graphs •
Science:
The Earth’s Layers •
Foreign Language:
Albanian

LESSON 11

History:
The Renaissance •
Language Arts:
Visual Literacy •
Math:
Pi •
Science:
Natural Disasters •
Foreign Language:
Portuguese

LESSON 12

History:
The Ming Dynasty •
Language Arts:
Braille •
Math:
Angles •
Science:
The Solar System •
Foreign Language:
Dutch

LESSON 13

History:
Columbus and the New World •
Language Arts:
Dialects •
Math:
Pythagorean Theorem •
Science:
The Big Bang •
Foreign Language:
Swedish

LESSON 14

History:
The American Revolution •
Language Arts:
Figures of Speech •
Math:
Fibonacci Sequence •
Science:
Galileo Galilei •
Foreign Language:
Finnish

LESSON 15

History:
The Constitution •
Language Arts:
Literary Terms •
Math:
Square Roots •
Science:
Stephen Hawking •
Foreign Language:
Icelandic

LESSON 16

History:
The Industrial Revolution •
Language Arts:
Literary Elements •
Math:
Geometry •
Science:
The Periodic Table •
Foreign Language:
Croatian

LESSON 17

History:
The French Revolution •
Language Arts:
Developing a Paragraph •
Math:
Basic Algebra •
Science:
Chemical Formulas •
Foreign Language:
Belarusian

LESSON 18

History:
The Civil War •
Language Arts:
Virginia Woolf •
Math:
Linear Algebra •
Science:
John Dalton •
Foreign Language:
Czech

LESSON 19

History:
The Spanish-American War •
Language Arts:
Jane Austen •
Math:
Modern Algebra •
Science:
Weather •
Foreign Language:
Hungarian

LESSON 20

History:
The War of 1812 •
Language Arts:
Debating •
Math:
Curves •
Science:
Global Warming •
Foreign Language:
Korean

LESSON 21

History:
The Salem Witch Trials •
Language Arts:
Poetry •
Math:
Precalculus •
Science:
Isaac Newton •
Foreign Language:
Japanese

LESSON 22

History:
Gandhi •
Language Arts:
Horror •
Math:
Calculus •
Science:
Quantum Mechanics •
Foreign Language:
Mandarin

LESSON 23

History:
The Russian Revolution •
Language Arts:
Humor •
Math:
Trigonometry •
Science:
Albert Einstein •
Foreign Language:
Cantonese

LESSON 24

History:
World War I •
Language Arts:
Mystery •
Math:
Logic •
Science:
The Copenhagen Interpretation •
Foreign Language:
Vietnamese

LESSON 25

History:
The Wright Brothers •
Language Arts:
Edgar Allan Poe •
Math:
Probability •
Science:
String Theory •
Foreign Language:
Hebrew

LESSON 26

History:
The Panama Canal •
Language Arts:
Fantasy •
Math:
Statistics •
Science:
Early Medicine •
Foreign Language:
Yiddish

LESSON 27

History:
The Great Depression •
Language Arts:
Alice in Wonderland •
Math:
Game Theory •
Science:
Archimedes •
Foreign Language:
Arabic

LESSON 28

History:
World War II •
Language Arts:
Science Fiction •
Math:
Knot Theory •
Science:
The Earth’s Spheres •
Foreign Language:
Sign Language

LESSON 29

History:
The Holocaust •
Language Arts:
Fairytales •
Math:
Chaos Theory •
Science:
Geologic Periods •
Foreign Language:
Hindi

LESSON 30

History:
The Cold War •
Language Arts:
Biographies •
Math:
Applied Mathematics •
Science:
Biomes •
Foreign Language:
Mayan Languages

LESSON 31

History:
The Baby Boomers and the Sixties •
Language Arts:
Nonfiction •
Math:
Fermat’s Last Theorem •
Science:
Photosynthesis •
Foreign Language:
Filipino

LESSON 32

History:
Landing on the Moon •
Language Arts:
William Shakespeare •
Math:
Pascal’s Triangle •
Science:
Early Humans •
Foreign Language:
Swahili

LESSON 33

History:
The Cultural Revolution in China •
Language Arts:
Victorian Literature •
Math:
Group Theory •
Science:
Gas Laws •
Foreign Language:
Pashto

LESSON 34

History:
Vietnam War •
Language Arts:
Charles Dickens •
Math:
The Number e •
Science:
Plasma •
Foreign Language:
Afrikaans

LESSON 35

History:
Korean War •
Language Arts:
Existentialism •
Math:
Unsolved Math Problems •
Science:
Anthropology •
Foreign Language:
Cherokee

LESSON 36

History:
Civil Rights •
Language Arts:
Franz Kafka •
Math:
Diophantine Equations •
Science:
Mitosis •
Foreign Language:
Khoisan Languages

LESSON 37

History:
Gulf War •
Language Arts:
Journalism •
Math:
Category Theory •
Science:
Types of Animals •
Foreign Language:
Amharic

LESSON 38

History:
Y2K •
Language Arts:
Joseph Pulitzer •
Math:
Prime Numbers •
Science:
Stem Cells •
Foreign Language:
Spiritualism, Mediums, and Talking to the Dead

LESSON 39

History:
War on Terror •
Language Arts:
Propaganda Techniques •
Math:
Infinity •
Science:
DNA •
Foreign Language:
Extinct Languages

LESSON 40

History:
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict •
Language Arts:
Editing Strategies •
Math:
Logarithms •
Science:
RNA •
Foreign Language:
Endangered Languages

Index

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