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Detailed Activity Information
"When am I ever going to use this?"
It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. Now you can answer the question!
The Make It Real Learning Calculus I collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From Growing Money: Using Partial Derivatives to Shipping Packages #2: Optimizing Functions with Calculus, the activities provide learners with valuable life skills in addition to mathematical understanding. Rest assured that each activity integrates real world information not just "realistic" data.
Calculus I Activity Titles
Growing Money: Using Partial Derivatives
High School Students: Working with Rates of Change
Infant Growth Rates: Using Derivatives
Living with AIDS: Working with Derivatives
Movie Ticket Prices: Using Calculus to Analyze Change
PreK - Grade 8 Students: Working with Rates of Change
Shipping Packages: Optimizing Functions with Calculus
Shipping Packages #2: Optimizing Functions with Calculus
Shipping Packages #3: Optimizing Functions with Calculus
Wind Chill Temperature: Using Calculus with Multivariable Functions
Standards targeted: Algebra, Data Analysis and Probability