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56 reviewed resources for history of calculus

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Introduction to Calculus

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
This heady calculus text covers the subjects of differential and integral calculus with rigorous detail, culminating in a chapter of physics and engineering applications. A particular emphasis on classic proof meshes with modern graphs,...
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Newton and Leibniz: Crash Course History of Science #17

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The scientific revolution went out with a bang, thanks to some impressive intellectuals! Newton's and Leibniz's noteworthy discoveries unfold in the 17th installment in a lengthy History of Science series. Viewers witness the birth of...
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The Fundamental Theorems of Calculus

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Are your calculus pupils aware that they are standing on the shoulders of giants? This lesson provides a big picture view of the connection between differential and integral calculus and throws in a bit of history, as well. Note: The...
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Calculus - Early Transcendentals

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
This textbook takes the learner from the basic definition of slope through derivatives, integrals, and vector multivariable calculus. Each section is composed primarily of examples, with theoretical introductions and explanations in...
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Historical Reflections on the Fundamental Theorem Of (Integral) Calculus

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Highlight the process of mathematical discovery for your classes. This lesson examines the development of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus over time. Understanding the history of the theorem helps create a better understanding of the...
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Newton Leibniz and Usain Bolt

For Students 10th - 12th
What do Usain Bolt and calculus have in common? Using Usain Bolt as an example of distance traveled over a period of time, Sal shows why you need differential calculus to answer the question of how fast something is traveling at a...
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Calculus

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Everything you wanted to know about calculus—and more! The resource is a complete Calculus textbook with explanations, examples, and practice problems. 
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Slope Fields and Euler's Method for AP Calculus

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders investigate slope fields and Euler’s Method.  In this calculus lesson, 12th graders explore the steps for programming slope fields on the TI-83 and Euler’s method for achieving a numerical solution to differential...
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The History of Mathematics

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Research the interrelationship between math and science. Search the Internet to discover the history of several branches of mathematics and make text-to-world connections between the concepts covered in each branch with related...
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Euler's Method Introduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young mathematicians define and use Euler's method to solve problems in this calculus lesson. Learners visualize graphs and solve differential equations. They create these visuals on the TI calculator.
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Solving Differential Equations via the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students use their TI-89 calculator to compute derivatives and anti-derivatives. In this differential equation lesson plan, students follow detailed directions to complete one table of derivative/anti-derivative values. They compute the...
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Euler's Method

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners identify Euler's method of graphing in this calculus lesson. They approximate values of a function and check their work using EM. They also differentiate equations at an exact point.
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Approxiamte Solutions to Differential Equations-Slope Fields (graphical) and Euler's Method (numeric)

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore differential equations.  In this calculus instructional activity, 12th graders explore Euler’s Methods of solving differential equations.  Students use the symbolic capacity of the TI-89 to compare Euler’s Method...
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Derivatives

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Physics and math are closely associated in the science community. High schoolers use information in the video to determine how derivatives and calculus help them understand our local environment. They complete problems that relate to...
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Functioning on Your Own

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Learners explore and create functions. In this calculus lesson, students create functions with the help of the Voyage 200 PLT. This assignment requires technology.
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Isaac Newton

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 49 multiple choice questions about Isaac Newton. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Euler's Method

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this calculus worksheet, students answer 14 short-answer questions regarding Euler's Method, rate equations, initial conditions, and slope functions.
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GPS and Navigation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If you are navigating to find a terrific lesson on GPS (global positioning system) that incorporates math, geography, and science, then you have finally arrived! This is an ideal STEM lesson in which high schoolers learn the history of...
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Solving Differentiall Equations Using Euler's Method

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore differential equations.  In this calculus lesson, 12th graders investigate the process of solving differential equations using Euler’s method.  The lesson provides the steps used in the process.
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What is the Number "e"?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Pupils explore natural logarithms.  In this calculus lesson plan, students investigate exponential growth and integral calculus which leads to the natural logarithm function. Pupils solve problems involving exponential growth. 
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Mnemonics to Remember Your Trig Ratios

For Students 10th - 12th
In this calculus worksheet, students review mnemonic rhymes to help them remember the different ratios of sine, cosine and tangent. They are funny and memorable for any grade level.
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e, pi, and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate e, pi and exponents. In this calculus lesson, students define constants and non-constants using, pi, e and exponents as an example. They use the TI to work the problems in this lesson.
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Interest and the Number e

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Mary, Mary, quite continuously, how does your money grow? Uses examples to examine the difference between simple interest and compound interest, and to take a look at different rates of compounding. Learners explore what would happen as...
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E, Pi, and Exponential Functions

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discuss the difference between y=x^2 and y=2^x. They listen as the teacher defines "e." Students receive an information sheet on "e," as well as a history sheet on pi. They solve equations involving exponents and "e."

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