Prerequisites for Calculus
Students access "SURWEB" online to test their prerequisite skills and review mathematics from a previous Advanced Mathematics course. They interact with a short tutorial and take a quiz with practice problems.
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Stitching Quilts into Coordinate Geometry
Who knew quilting would be so mathematical? Introduce linear equations and graphing while working with the lines of pre-designed quilts. Use the parts of the design to calculate the slope of the linear segments. The project comes with...
8th - 11th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Calculus
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,...
11th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
It Creeps. It Crawls. Watch Out For The Blob!
How do you find the area of an irregular shape? Class members calculate the area of an irregular shape by finding the area of a random sampling of the shape. Individuals then utilize a confidence interval to improve accuracy and use a...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
The Law of Large Numbers and Probability
Learners investigate why theoretical probability doesn't always match reality. The activity involves using Python 2.7 (or Sage) to set up a Bernoulli Trial. It also involves setting up a spreadsheet to simulate the Birthday Paradox....
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed