Differential Equations Teacher Resources
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Logistic Growth, Differential Equations, Slope Fields
Investigate differential equations with your class. They use the TI-89 to explore differential equations analytically, graphically, and numerically as the examine the relationships between each of the three approaches.
12th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
In this differential equations worksheet, students solve and complete 3 different parts of a problem. First, they sketch a slope field for the given differential equation on the axes provided. Then, students write an equation for the line tangent to the graph of a given point.
12th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 11 Downloads
Approxiamte Solutions to Differential Equations-Slope Fields (graphical) and Euler's Method (numeric)
Twelfth graders explore differential equations. In this calculus lesson, 12th graders explore Euler’s Methods of solving differential equations. Students use the symbolic capacity of the TI-89 to compare Euler’s Method of numeric solutions to a graphical solution.
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The Spread of Disease with Differential Equations
Twelfth graders solve problems using differential equations. In this Calculus lesson, 12th graders analyze data regarding the spread of a flu virus. Students use the symbolic capacity of the TI-89 to develop a model and analyze the spread of the disease.
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Using Slope Fields
Twelfth graders investigate slope fields. In this Calculus lesson, 12th graders identify whether a slope field appropriately reflects a differential equation by matching. TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus and appropriate programs are required to complete the lesson.
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Students investigate differential equations and slope fields. In this differential equations and slope fields activity, students determine how much time can pass before a cup of coffee is safe to drink. Students use a differential equation to solve the problem algebraically.
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Biological Models with Differential Equations
Explore differential equations by using models representing growth and decline. Using calculus, learners will investigate exponential and logistic growth in the context of several models representing the growth or decline of a population. Most of the models have a closed-form solutions.
12th Math 3 Views 20 Downloads
Linear Systems: Applications of Linear Algebra to Differential Equations
In this differential equations worksheet, learners solve systems of simultaneous differential equations using linear algebra. This six-page worksheet contains approximately six problems, with explanations and examples.
12th - Higher Ed Math 4 Views 12 Downloads
It's Outta Here
Students use differential equations to determine the distance of a hit baseball. In this using differential equations to determine the distance of a hit baseball lesson plan, students find the velocity and angle of a ball hit by a batter. Students use differential equations to determine the distance the ball travels.
11th - 12th Math 3 Views 7 Downloads
Condensing Section 4.1
In this differential equations worksheet, learners solve three sets of questions. The first section is titled "Existence and Uniqueness." The second section is titled "Linear Independence and Dependence," and the third section is about forming general solutions.
11th - 12th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
In this integrals worksheet, students solve and complete 22 various types of problems. First, they evaluate each of the listed integrals by using substitution. Then, students solve each of the given differential equations when given the values for each variable.
12th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
In this integrals worksheet, students solve and complete 22 various types of problems. First, they evaluate each of the listed integrals on the sheet. Then, students solve each of the given differential equations by substituting the given values for each variable.
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Recovering a Function from its Derivative: A Graphical Approach
Pupils follow detailed instructions for using their TI-86 graphing calculator to find solutions to differential equations. In this lesson, students learn to use their graphing calculator to solve 12 differential equations.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Slope Fields and Euler's Method for AP Calculus
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 equations.
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Variational Calculus 3
In this methods of applied mathematics worksheet, students solve 5 various types of problems that relate to variational calculus equations. First, they determine a second order differential equation for the geodesic. Then, students write down Euler Lagrange equations for 2 dependent variables, and then determine a system of first order differential equations describing motion of an object.
12th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Newton's Law of Cooling, Data Analysis, and Differential Equations
Students calculate the length of time to cool a hot drink. In this data analysis and differential equations instructional activity, students use a TI-89 or TI-92 calculator to find the length of time for a hot drink to cool to room temperature.
11th - 12th Math 3 Views 20 Downloads
First Order Linear Differential Equations
In this linear differential equations activity, students solve 5 various types of problems that relate to first order linear differential equations. First, they find the general solution of the differential equation given in numbers 1 and 2.
12th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 1 Download