## Calculus I

**"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

**Grade Levels:** 11, 12, College

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