Partial Differentiation Teacher Resources
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Partial Derivatives for a Function of Two Variables
In this partial derivatives activity, students complete one word problem by finding the (x,y) coordinates of a point when it moves parallel to one axis. When given a function, they find six partial derivatives. Students solve four multivariable derivatives.
Higher Ed Math 3 Views 2 Downloads
NUMB3RS Activity: Up to Speed
Young scholars explore traffic flow theory. For this secondary mathematics lesson, students investigate a very basic traffic flow model that predicts the location of a single vehicle in a line of tragic. Young scholars use a spreadsheet to model acceleration, speed, and distance of a moving vehicle.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 7 Downloads
Is the Coast Really Toast?: A Lesson About Volcanoes, Phase Changes, and the Art of Estimation
Clever! Use a clip from the 1997 film, Volcano, to get your chemistry class knee-deep in heat concepts related to lava. In the movie scene, lava flow is stopped in the nick of time. Your class must use calculations to determine if this could actually happen.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Complex Analysis: Analyticity and Harmonic Functions
In this harmonic function worksheet, students summarize the theorems on analyticity, differentiability and the Cauch-Rieman equation. They identify the characteristics of a harmonic function. This three-page worksheet contains explanations, examples, and four problems.
Higher Ed Math 3 Views 1 Download
The Acoustics House
Learners study how drums produce sound by building and playing a simple drum. They measure the diameter of their can, then mark a circle two inches larger in diameter on their piece of plastic with the marker or chalk, and cut out the circle of plastic and stretch it tightly on the top of the can, securing it with the rubber band.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Geography: Where on Earth Are the Postage Stamp Countries?
Seventh graders research the six European "postage stamp" (small) countries and research interesting facts about them. In groups, they are assigned to one of the six countries of Andorra, Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco, San Marino, or Vatican City.
7th Social Studies & History 27 Views 54 Downloads
Investigating Pick's Theorem
Students explore the concept of Pick's Theorem. In this Pick's Theorem lesson, students use a spreadsheet to observe patterns over a large range of cells. Students analyze perimeter pins and interior pins on a geoboard and a spreadsheet. Students discuss rate of change based on their analysis of the perimeter and interior pins.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads