BMA Calculus

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Work to be done before arriving at school:

  • Complete PreCalculus and Calculus August Assignment
  • Read Class Rules and Expectations
  • If you will be arriving late to BMA, keep following the syllabus!

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    09/01/15 Tuesday Ch. 1
    In Class: Class Rules and Expectations; Start problems in 1.1
    Homework:
  • Watch Review of Functions (YouTube Link)
  • Read 1.1
  • Start problems in 1.1

  • 09/02/15 Wednesday Ch. 1
    In Class: Whole class discussion of domain and range, Small group problem solving 1.1.
    Homework:
  • Finish problems in 1.1
  • Watch Review of Exponential Functions (YouTube Link)
  • Read 1.2
  • Start problems in 1.2

  • 09/03/15 Thursday Ch. 1
    In Class: Whole class matching exponential functions to their graphs, Small group 1.2.
    Homework:
  • Finish problems in 1.2
  • Watch Review of Shifting & Translating Functions (YouTube Link)
  • Read 1.3
  • Start problems in 1.3

  • 09/04/15 Friday Ch. 1
    In Class: Whole class discussion of shifts, stretches, symmetries and inverses.
    Homework:
  • Finish problems in 1.3
  • Come to next class with questions on sections 1.1 through 1.3

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    09/08/15 Tuesday Ch. 1
    In Class: Whole class questions on sections 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, Small group work.
    Homework:
  • Revise and Extend problems in 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
  • Watch Log Rules, a review of logarithms and their rules (YouTube Link)
  • Read 1.4
  • Start problems in 1.4

  • 09/09/15 Wednesday Ch. 1
    In Class: Whole class exponent and log rule fiesta, Small group 1.4.
    Homework:
  • Finish problems in 1.4
  • Watch Very quick review of trigonometry (YouTube Link)
  • Read 1.5
  • Start problems in 1.5

  • 09/10/15 Thursday Ch. 1
    In Class: Whole class unit circle, Whole class problem solving 1.5.
    Homework:
  • Finish problems in 1.5
  • Read 1.6
  • Start problems in 1.6

  • 09/11/15 Friday Ch. 1
    In Class: Whole class recognizing graphs of common functions.
    Homework:
  • Revise and Extend problems in 1.4, 1.5, 1.6
  • Come to next class with questions!
  • Last full night of Chapter 1, start wrapping it up!

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    09/15/15 Tuesday Ch. 1
    In Class: Whole class questions on
    1.4, 1.5, 1.6
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 2 videos:
  • A: Finding the slope of a curved line. (YouTube Link)
    B: Definition of the derivative. (YouTube Link)
    C: Developing the power rule for taking derivatives. (YouTube Link)
    D: Example of taking the derivative of 1/x. (YouTube Link)
    E: Example showing how to take the derivative of sin(x). (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 2c, 2d, 2e. (Answers)
  • Preview Section 2.1

  • 09/16/15 Wednesday Ch. 2
    In Class: Small Group work Section 2.1
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 2 videos:
  • F: Example showing how to take derivatives of e^x and a^x. (YouTube Link)
    G: Comparing graphs of functions and their derivatives. (YouTube Link)
    H: Graphing the 2nd derivative with the 1st derivative & f(x). (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 2f, 2g, 2h. (Answers)
  • Preview Section 2.2

  • 09/17/15 Thursday Ch. 2
    In Class: Whole class work on Difference Quotient (Definition of the Derivative)
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 2 videos:
  • I: Use a graph of f(x) to construct a graph of the derivative f'(x) (YouTube Link)
    J: Using a graph of f'(x) to construct a graph of f(x). (YouTube Link)
    K: The price of Oreos to generate a graph of the derivative. (YouTube Link)
    L: A graph of the derivative in order to generate a graph of f(x). (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 2i, 2j. (Answers)
  • Preview Section 2.3
  • Work problems in Section 2.1

  • 09/18/15 Friday Ch. 2
    In Class: Drawing squiggles and other squiggles that are the derivatives of the first squiggles.
    Homework:
  • Work problems in Section 2.2

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    09/22/15 Tuesday Ch. 2
    In Class: Small group work.
    Homework:
  • Work problems in Section 2.3

  • 09/23/15 Wednesday Ch. 2
    In Class: Squiggles that are the second derivatives of other squiggles.
    Homework:
  • Bring your questions to next class!
  • Work problems in Section 2.4

  • 09/24/15 Thursday Ch. 2
    In Class: Whole class questions.
    Homework:
  • Work problems in Section 2.5

  • 09/25/15 Friday Ch. 2
    In Class: Small group work.
    Homework:
  • Wrap up work for Ch. 2! We'll have one day for questions after break.

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    10/06/15 Tuesday Ch. 2
    In Class: Whole class questions, recap, review of ch. 2 and preview of ch. 3
    Homework:
  • Polish off all work for Ch. 2.
  • Watch the following Ch. 3 videos:
  • A: Derivative Rules: Constant Multiple, Addition, Subtraction. (YouTube Link)
    B: Derivative Rules: The power rule. (YouTube Link)
    C: What is e, beyond 2.71828..., the exponential number. (YouTube Link)
    D: Derivatives rules: exponential functions. (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 3a/b. (Answers)
  • Read Section 3.1

  • 10/07/15 Wednesday Ch. 3
    In Class: Small group work on chapter 3.
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 3 videos:
  • E: Derivative Rules: The chain rule. (YouTube Link)
    F: Derivative Rules: trigonometric functions. (YouTube Link)
    G: Derivative Rules: Trigonometric Functions. (YouTube Link)
    H: Derivative Rules: The Product Rule. (YouTube Link)
    I: Derivative Rules: The quotient rule. (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 3d/e, 3f/g, 3h. (Answers)
  • Work problems in Section 3.1
  • Read Section 3.2
  • Preview Ch. 3 In Class Worksheet A

  • 10/08/15 Thursday Ch. 3
    In Class: Whole class worksheet on Power Rule and misc. derivative memorization.
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 3 videos:
  • J: Derivative Rules: The tangent function. (YouTube Link)
    K: Derivative Rules: Implicit Differentiation. (YouTube Link)
    L: Derivative Rules: Inverse Functions. (YouTube Link)
    M: Derivative Rules: All of them very fast. (YouTube Link)
    N: Chain Rule fast method. (YouTube Link)
    O: Product Rule very fast. (YouTube Link)
    P: Deriving the Power Rule, Binomial Theorem (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 3k, 3L. (Answers)
  • Work problems in Section 3.2
  • Read Section 3.3

  • 10/09/15 Friday Ch. 3
    In Class: Small Group Work.
    Homework:
  • Work problems in Section 3.3
  • Read Section 3.4
  • Preview Ch. 3 In Class Worksheet B

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    10/13/15 Tuesday Ch. 3
    In Class: Whole class worksheet on Chain Rule.
    Homework:
  • Work problems in Section 3.4
  • Read Section 3.5

  • 10/14/15 Wednesday Ch. 3
    In Class: Small Group Work
    Homework:
  • Work problems in Section 3.5
  • Read Section 3.6
  • Preview Ch. 3 In Class Worksheet C

  • 10/15/15 Thursday Ch. 3
    In Class: Whole class worksheet on Product Rule.
    Homework:
  • Work problems in Section 3.6
  • Read Section 3.7
  • Bring your questions to next class!

  • 10/16/15 Friday Ch. 3
    In Class: Whole Class Questions.
    Homework:
  • Last full night on Chapter 3. Start wrapping it up.
  • Work problems in Section 3.7

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    10/20/15 Tuesday Ch. 3
    In Class: Small Group Work.
    Homework:
  • Polish off all work for Ch. 3.
  • Watch the following Ch. 4 videos:
  • A: Using Calculus to Find the Vertex of a Parabola. (YouTube Link)
    B: Max, min and point of inflection of a cubic equation. (YouTube Link)
    C: 1st & 2nd derivatives to find max, min & point of inflection. (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 4a, 4b, 4c. (Answers)
  • Read Section 4.1
  • Work problems in Section 4.1

  • 10/21/15 Wednesday Ch. 4
    In Class: Small Group Work
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 4 videos:
  • D: Calculus on equations of motion with constant acceleration. (YouTube Link)
    E: Applying Calculus to the Normal Distribution. (YouTube Link)
    F: Business Calculus, how to make money knitting sweaters. (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 4d, 4e, 4f. (Answers)
  • Read Section 4.2
  • Work problems in Section 4.2

  • 10/22/15 Thursday Ch. 4
    In Class: Whole Class Discussion: Global Versus Local Max and Min, Temp-Logger Intro
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 4 videos:
  • G: Using calculus to find ideal dimensions of a can. (YouTube Link)
    H: Using Calculus to find the quickest path in Orienteering. (YouTube Link)
    I: Using Calculus on the Doppler Effect and the Cosine Effect. (YouTube Link)
    J: Related Rates, how fast does a cone of gravel grow over time (YouTube Link)
    K: Using Calculus on a moving shadow under a streetlight. (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 4g. (Answers)
  • Read Section 4.3
  • Work problems in Section 4.3
  • Put Temperature Loggers in Freezer at dinner and take them out at breakfast. Link to Spreadsheet.

  • 10/23/15 Friday Ch. 4
    In Class: Small Group Work
    Homework:
  • Read Section 4.4
  • Work problems in Section 4.4
  • Download data from Temperature Loggers at dinner. Distribute data.

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    10/27/15 Tuesday Ch. 4
    In Class: Analyze Temperature Logger Data, Whole Class Discussion: Classes of Functions.
    Homework:
  • Read Section 4.5
  • Work problems in Section 4.5

  • 10/28/15 Wednesday Ch. 4
    In Class: Small Group Work
    Homework:
  • Read Section 4.6
  • Work problems in Section 4.6

  • 10/29/15 Thursday Ch. 4
    In Class: Related Rates Hands-on Activities
    Homework:
  • Work more problems in Chapter 4 Sections 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6

  • 10/30/15 Friday Ch. 4
    In Class: Small Group Work, Preview the November Assignment
    Homework:
  • Watch the set-up video for the November Assignment if you were not in class (YouTube Link)
  • Complete the November Assignment
  • Work more problems in Chapter 4 Sections 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6

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    11/30/15 Monday Ch. 4, November Assignment
    In Class: Whole class wrap-up & recap of November Assignment and Ch. 4.
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 5 videos:
  • A: Introduction to Integration and the Integral. (YouTube Link)
    B: Riemann Sums, Area under a curve, intro to the integral. (YouTube Link)
    C: Riemann Sums and motion with constant acceleration. (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 5a, 5b, 5c. (Answers)

  • 12/02/15 Wednesday Ch. 5
    In Class: Introduction to Integration
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 5 videos:
  • D: Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, Area under the curve. (YouTube Link)
    E: Distance traveled by a ball accelerating to terminal velocity. (YouTube Link)
    F: Preview of tricks and rules of integration. (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 5d, 5e1, 5e2, 5f. (Answers)

  • 12/04/15 Friday Ch. 5
    In Class: Small Group Work
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 5 videos:
  • G: Area under a curve manually with paper and scissors. (YouTube Link)
    H: Using Integration to find the average value of a function. (YouTube Link)
    I: Symmetry in integrals, negative area, odd & even functions. (YouTube Link)
    J: A closer look at definite integration. (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 5g, 5h, 5j. (Answers)
  • MUST BRING COMPUTER TO NEXT CLASS!

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    12/07/15 Monday Ch. 5
    In Class: Whole Class doing Riemann Sums problems in spreadsheets. You must bring your computer to class!
    Homework:
  • Read Section 5.1
  • Work problems in Section 5.1

  • 12/09/15 Wednesday Ch. 5
    In Class: Small Group Work.
    Homework:
  • Read Section 5.2
  • Work problems in Section 5.2

  • 12/11/15 Friday Ch. 5
    In Class: Finding area with papers, scissors and scale.
    Homework:
  • Read Section 5.3
  • Work problems in Section 5.3
  • Bring your questions to next class!

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    12/14/15 Monday Ch. 5
    In Class: Whole class questions.
    Homework:
  • Read Section 5.4
  • Work problems in Section 5.4

  • 12/16/15 Wednesday Ch. 5
    In Class: Whole class work on average value problems.
    Homework:
  • Wrap up work for Ch. 5

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    In Class: Small Group Work

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    12/28/15 Monday Ch. 6
    In Class: Slope Field Day 1
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 6 videos:
  • A: Integrals, Anti-derivatives, Area under curves. (YouTube Link)
    B: Slope fields used to construct anti-derivatives. (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 6a, 6b. (Answers)

  • 12/30/15 Wednesday Ch. 6
    In Class: Slope Field Day 2; Followed by Small Group Work
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 6 videos:
  • C: Slope fields and anti-derivatives continued. (YouTube Link)
    D: Finding integrals with spreadsheets, Riemann Sums. (YouTube Link)
    E: Riemann Sums, area under the curve, continued. (YouTube Link)
    F: Power Rule for finding anti-derivatives. (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 6d1, 6d2, 6e, 6f. (Answers)

  • 01/01/16 Friday Ch. 6
    In Class: 372nd Annual Anti-Derivative Festival and Parade.
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 6 videos:
  • G: Integrals found from memorized derivatives. (YouTube Link)
    H: Super Basic Differential Equation Example. (YouTube Link)
    I: A note about +C in the integral. (YouTube Link)
    J: A look at internet-based Integral Calculators. (YouTube Link)
    K: Notes about limits of integration, definite integrals. (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 6g, 6h, 6j, 6k. (Answers)
  • Read Section 6.1
  • Work problems in Section 6.1

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    01/04/16 Monday Ch. 6
    In Class: Small Group Work
    Homework:
  • Read Section 6.2
  • Work problems in Section 6.2
  • Look at the following four websites in preparation for next class:
  • Indefinite Integral Calculator: Wolfram; Solve My Math
    Definite Integral Calculator: Wolfram; Solve My Math
  • MUST BRING COMPUTER TO NEXT CLASS!

  • 01/06/16 Wednesday Ch. 6
    In Class: Riemann Sums Again, Online Integral Calculators: bring computers to class!
    Homework:
  • Read Section 6.3
  • Work problems in Section 6.3
  • Bring questions to next class!

  • 01/08/16 Friday Ch. 6
    In Class: Whole Class Questions
    Homework:
  • Read Section 6.4
  • Work problems in Section 6.4
  • Last full night on Chapter 6!

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    01/11/16 Monday Ch. 6
    In Class: Last day on Chapter 6, Small Group Work.
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 7 videos:
  • A: Introduction to Integration By Substitution (YouTube Link)
    B: Integration by Substitution Worked Examples (YouTube Link)
    C: Common Mistake in Integration by Substitution (YouTube Link)
    D: Advanced example of Integration by Substitution (YouTube Link)
    E: Introduction to Integration by Parts (YouTube Link)
    F: Integration by Parts worked examples (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, 7e, 7f. (Answers)

  • 01/13/16 Wednesday Ch. 7
    In Class: Whole Class Integration by Substitution Day 1 of 2
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 7 videos:
  • G: Integration by Parts "circular" example (YouTube Link)
    H: Intro to Integration by Partial Fractions (YouTube Link)
    I: Integration by Partial Fractions Examples (YouTube Link)
    J: More Integration by Partial Fractions rules. (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 7g, 7h, 7i. (Answers)

  • 01/15/16 Friday Ch. 7
    In Class: Whole Class Integration by Parts Day 1 of 2
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 7 videos:
  • K: Intro to Integration by Trigonometric Substitution (YouTube Link)
    L: Integration by Trigonometric Substitution Examples (YouTube Link)
    M: Advanced Integration by Trig Substitution (YouTube Link)
    N: Intro to Improper Integrals (YouTube Link)
    O: Online, Web-based Integral Calculators (YouTube Link)
    P: Improper Integrals, Singularities Hidden In Limits. (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 7k, 7L/m, 7n, 7o. (Answers)

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    01/18/16 Monday Ch. 7
    In Class: Small Group Work
    Homework:
  • Read Section 7.1
  • Work problems in Section 7.1

  • 01/20/16 Wednesday Ch. 7
    In Class: Whole Class Integration by Trigonometric Substitution
    Homework:
  • Read Section 7.2
  • Work problems in Section 7.2

  • 01/22/16 Friday Ch. 7
    In Class: Whole Class Improper Integrals Day 1 of 2
    Homework:
  • Read Section 7.3
  • Work problems in Section 7.3

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    01/25/16 Monday Ch. 7
    In Class: Small Group Work
    Homework:
  • Read Section 7.4
  • Work problems in Section 7.4

  • 01/27/16 Wednesday Ch. 7
    In Class: Whole Class Integration by Substitution Day 2 of 2
    Homework:
  • Read Section 7.7
  • Work problems in Section 7.7

  • 01/29/16 Friday Ch. 7
    In Class: Whole Class Integration by Parts Day 2 of 2
    Homework:
  • Read Section 7.8
  • Work problems in Section 7.8

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    02/01/16 Monday Ch. 7
    In Class: Whole Class Improper Integrals Day 2 of 2
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 8 videos:
  • A: Finding the area enclosed by two curves (YouTube Link)
    B: Using integration to derive the volume of a sphere (YouTube Link)
    C: Using integration to derive the volume of an ellipsoid (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 8a, 8b, 8c. (Answers)

  • 02/03/16 Wednesday Ch. 8
    In Class: Curve Length Hands-On Activity
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 8 videos:
  • D: Advanced: deriving the area of an ellipse (YouTube Link)
    E: Calculating the length of a curve (YouTube Link)
    F: Calculating the surface area of a revolved function (YouTube Link)
    G: Disk Method, volume of a revolved function f(x) around x (YouTube Link)
  • Start work on Section 8.2 Worksheet.

  • 02/05/16 Friday Ch. 8
    In Class: Disk Method Hands-On Activity Link To Google-Spreadsheet
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 8 videos:
  • H: Shell Method, volume of a revolved function f(x) around y (YouTube Link)
    I: Converting between rectangular and polar coordinates (YouTube Link)
    J: Area in polar coordinates (YouTube Link)
    K: Curve length in polar coordinates (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 8i1, 8i2, 8j, 8k. (Answers)

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    02/08/16 Monday Ch. 8
    In Class: Whole Class Problem Solving: Disk Method
    Homework:
  • Read Section 8.1
  • Work problems in Section 8.1

  • 02/10/16 Wednesday Ch. 8
    In Class: Shell Method Hands-On Activity Link To Google-Spreadsheet
    Homework:
  • Read Section 8.2
  • Work through Section 8.2 Worksheet in Your Try
  • Work problems in Section 8.2

  • 02/12/16 Friday Ch. 8
    In Class: Whole Class Problem Solving: Shell Method
    Homework:
  • Work through Section 8.2 Worksheet in Your Try
  • Work problems in Section 8.2

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    02/22/16 Monday Ch. 8
    In Class: Whole Class Problem Solving: Surface Area of Revolved Function
    Homework:
  • Give a good try at doing some problems from sections: 8.3, 8.4, 8.5.

  • 02/24/16 Wednesday Ch. 8
    In Class: Small Group Work
    Homework:
  • Give a good try at doing some problems from sections: 8.6, 8.7, 8.8.

  • 02/26/16 Friday Ch. 8
    In Class: Small Group Work
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 11 videos:
  • A: Overview of Differential Equations and their solutions (YouTube Link)
    B: Slope Fields applied to Differential Equations (YouTube Link)
    C: Computer Generated Slope Fields (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 11a, 11b, 11c. (Answers)

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    02/29/16 Monday Ch. 11
    In Class: Extremely Basic Differential Equations, and Exponential Functions.
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 11 videos:
  • D: Euler's Method of solving Diff. Eq.'s using a spreadsheet (YouTube Link)
    E: Separable Differential Equations (YouTube Link)
    F: A note on domain and range in Differential Equations (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 11d, 11e. (Answers)

  • 03/02/16 Wednesday Ch. 11
    In Class: Slope Field Revisited Day 1
    Homework:
  • Watch the following Ch. 11 videos:
  • G: First Order Linear Differential Equations (YouTube Link)
    H: Second Order Homogeneous Linear Differential Equations (YouTube Link)
    I: 2nd Order Non-Homogeneous Linear Differential Equations (YouTube Link)
  • Complete YourTry 11g, 11h, 11i. (Answers)
  • Read Section 11.1
  • Work problems in Section 11.1
  • BRING YOUR COMPUTER TO NEXT CLASS!

  • 03/04/16 Friday Ch. 11
    In Class: Euler's Method Day 1 (Link to Spreadsheet)
    Homework:
  • Read Section 11.2
  • Work problems in Section 11.2

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    03/07/16 Monday Ch. 11
    In Class: Separable Differential Equations
    Homework:
  • Read Section 11.3
  • Work problems in Section 11.3

  • 03/09/16 Wednesday Ch. 11
    In Class: Small Group Work
    Homework:
  • Read Section 11.4
  • Work problems in Section 11.4

  • 03/11/16 Friday Ch. 11
    In Class: Slope Fields Day 2
    Homework:
  • Give a good try at doing some problems from sections: 11.5, 11.6, 11.7.
  • BRING YOUR COMPUTER TO NEXT CLASS!
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    03/14/16 Monday Ch. 11
    In Class: Euler's Method Day 2 (Link to Spreadsheet)
    Homework:
  • Read Section 11.10
  • Work problems in Section 11.10

  • 03/16/16 Wednesday Ch. 11
    In Class: First Order Differential Equations
    Homework:
  • Read Section 11.11
  • Work problems in Section 11.11

  • 03/18/16 Friday Ch. 11
    In Class: Second Order Differential Equations
    Homework:
  • Read Section 1.7
  • Work problems in Section 1.7

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    03/21/16 Monday Limits: Section 1.7
    In Class: Continuity
    Homework:
  • Read Section 1.8
  • Work problems in Section 1.8

  • 03/23/16 Wednesday Limits: Section 1.8
    In Class: Limits
    Homework:
  • Read Section 2.6
  • Work problems in Section 2.6

  • 03/25/16 Friday Limits: Section 2.6
    In Class: Differentiability
    Homework:
  • Read Section 4.7
  • Work problems in Section 4.7

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    03/28/16 Monday Limits: Section 4.7
    In Class: L'Hopital's Rule
    Homework:
  • Read Section 7.5
  • Work problems in Section 7.5

  • 03/30/16 Wednesday Limits: Section 7.5
    In Class: Small Group Work
    Homework:
  • Read Section 7.6
  • Work problems in Section 7.6

  • 04/01/16 Friday Limits: Section 7.6
    In Class: Small Group Work
    Homework:
  • Preview "Tables, Graphs, Formulas and Words" assignment.
  • You MUST download the latest version of OpenOffice before next class.
  • You must create an account at CircuitLab.com before next class.

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    4/4/16 Monday
    In Class: Chain Rule, Product Rule, Integration by Substitution, Integration by Parts
    Homework: TBA

    4/6/16 Wednesday
    In Class: Derivative of inverse trig functions, Integration by trig substitution.
    Homework: TBA

    04/08/16 Friday
    In Class: Integration by partial fractions.

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    04/26/16 Tuesday Integrating Tables, Graphs, Formulas and Words
    In Class: Introduction, setup and data collection.
    Homework:
  • Write up and expand class notes into lab journal.
  • Work on understanding the components of the circuit and the physics involved
  • Graph the data along with a trend-line, a formula and an R-squared value.

  • 04/27/16 Wednesday Integrating Tables, Graphs, Formulas and Words
    In Class: Graphing data; Discussion of the Physics; Discussion of Formulas.
    Homework:
  • Write up and expand class notes into lab journal.
  • Complete graph with all bells and whistles: title, labeled axes, trend-line, equation, trend-line, etc.
  • Work on data-table to be included in your paper.

    04/28/16 Thursday Integrating Tables, Graphs, Formulas and Words
    In Class: Discussion of Formulas; Another round of data collection.
    Homework:
  • Write up and expand class notes into lab journal.
  • Complete graph of second set of data.
  • Check if experimental values match predicted values.
  • Work on understanding the connections between the Physics and the Calculus, the formulas and the graphs. Start putting these connections into words.

  • 04/29/16 Friday Integrating Tables, Graphs, Formulas and Words
    In Class: Details: Do our results match predictions? Getting the Physics and Calculus straight in our heads.
    Homework:
  • Create an outline for the paper including: what you need to say in writing, what equations you need to include, what diagrams, graphs and pictures you need.

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    UndergradWritingExample2.pdf
    UndergradWritingExample3.pdf

    05/03/16 Tuesday Integrating Tables, Graphs, Formulas and Words
    In Class: Create an outline for the paper; Taking pictures.
    Homework:
  • Create first draft of paper to share with peers.
  • MUST bring TWO copies of your first draft to next class.

  • 05/04/16 Wednesday Integrating Tables, Graphs, Formulas and Words
    In Class: Peer editing of first draft in triads; Discussion of topic sentences.
    Homework:
  • Keep working on drafts.

  • 05/05/16 Thursday Integrating Tables, Graphs, Formulas and Words
    In Class: Bootcamp for Equation editor, Graphing, Diagrams, Pictures and Tables.
    Homework:
  • MUST bring TWO copies of your current draft to next class.

  • 05/06/16 Friday Integrating Tables, Graphs, Formulas and Words
    In Class: Peer editing next draft in triads.
    Homework:
  • Work on paper.
  • Group A must get draft to DI by Sunday Brunch.
  • Group B must get draft to DI by next class.

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    05/10/16 Tuesday Integrating Tables, Graphs, Formulas and Words
    In Class: Group A meets individually with DI. Keep writing otherwise.
    Homework:
  • Group C must get draft to DI by next class.
  • Keep hammering it out.

  • 05/11/16 Wednesday Integrating Tables, Graphs, Formulas and Words
    In Class: Group B meets individually with DI. Keep writing otherwise.
    Homework:
  • Keep striving to make the paper better and more integrated.

  • 05/12/16 Thursday Integrating Tables, Graphs, Formulas and Words
    In Class: Group C meets individually with DI. Keep writing otherwise.
    Homework:
  • Final drafts due next class.

  • 05/13/16 Friday Integrating Tables, Graphs, Formulas and Words
    In Class: Final drafts due. Post assignment debrief.
    Homework: TBD

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    05/17/16 Tuesday Advanced Topics TBD
    In Class: TBD
    Homework: TBD

    05/18/16 Wednesday Advanced Topics TBD
    In Class: TBD
    Homework: TBD

    05/19/16 Thursday Advanced Topics TBD
    In Class: TBD
    Homework: TBD

    05/20/16 Friday Advanced Topics TBD
    In Class: TBD
    Homework: TBD

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    05/24/16 Tuesday Presumed Senior Trip
    In Class: TBD if there are students in class.
    Homework: TBD if there are students in class.

    05/25/16 Wednesday Presumed Senior Trip
    In Class: TBD if there are students in class.
    Homework: TBD if there are students in class.

    05/26/16 Thursday Presumed Senior Trip
    In Class: TBD if there are students in class.
    Homework: TBD if there are students in class.

    05/27/16 Friday Presumed Senior Trip
    In Class: TBD if there are students in class.
    Homework: TBD if there are students in class.

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    06/01/16 Wednesday Last Week, presumably no class for seniors.
    In Class: TBD if there are students in class.
    Homework: TBD if there are students in class.

    06/03/16 Friday Last Week, presumably no class for seniors.
    In Class: TBD if there are students in class.
    Homework: TBD if there are students in class.

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