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Calculus -- Study and teaching

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Visual Calculus

This Website from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Mathematics Department provides tutorials, drills, and computer programs that aid in understanding pre-calculus and calculus. The well-organized materials contain nifty animations, interactive pages, step-by-step solution applets, and illustrations. Getting the full benefits of Visual Calculus requires downloading certain free plug-ins...

http://archives.math.utk.edu/visual.calculus/
10Ticks.co.uk

10Ticks is a montage of free mathematics lessons, worksheets, and games based on the UK's National Numeracy Strategy. One of the most popular attractions of the Web site is Pac Math, a fun game that allows children to practice basic arithmetic. Over 200 worksheets discuss topics in algebra, geometrical shapes and spaces, statistics, and more. Several more features are available after registration....

https://www.10ticks.co.uk/
Chickscope: EggMath

EggMath is "a collection of web modules (including many interactive applets) covering different topics in mathematics related to eggs." This unusual site helps grade school students understand concepts such as symmetry, spherical geometry, and exponential growth. The authors of the site have even invented special terminology to make the material more fun for students. For example, the White / Yolk...

http://chickscope.beckman.illinois.edu/explore/eggmath/
Graphics for the Calculus Classroom

Douglas Arnold, Director of the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications in Minneapolis and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Minnesota, has posted this website of "excerpts from a collection of graphical demonstrations" he developed for first year calculus. Visitors will find an overview and animations for topics such as differentials and differences, computing volume, how a...

http://www-users.math.umn.edu/~arnold/graphics.html
Calculus on the Web

The thought of learning calculus has struck fear into the heart of many students for several centuries, but this most intriguing subject need do so no longer. Developed with assistance from the National Science Foundation, the Calculus on the Web (COW) project was created by Gerardo Mendoza and Dan Reich of Temple University. As their mission statement notes, "The principal purpose of COW is to...

http://cow.math.temple.edu/
Online Mathematics Textbooks

More and more instructional materials in the field of mathematics can be found online today, though for several years, it was difficult to find high-quality textbooks in their entirety. Fortunately Professor George Cain of the Georgia Institute of Technology has created this website to remedy that situation. As Professor Cain notes on his site, "The writing of textbooks and making them freely...

http://people.math.gatech.edu/~cain/textbooks/onlinebooks.ht...
PBS Teachers: Math

PBS has developed a number of websites for educators, and their PBS Teachers site has received a number of accolades and high praise from diverse quarters. First-time visitors to the site may wish to first use the drop-down menus here to select a grade range and a topic that interests them. After doing so, a set of relevant materials will be offered to them, organized by topic and intended grade...

https://wisconsin.pbslearningmedia.org/search/?q=*&selected_...
The Calculus Page

From time to time over the past several centuries, the word "calculus" has caused more than a few college students to break out into a sweat and become a bit anxious. These potentially embarrassing moments can be alleviated by a visit to The Calculus Page. The site is under the direction of Professors Joel Hass and Duane Kouba, and it features dozens of links to valuable online resources that deal...

https://www.math.ucdavis.edu/~calculus/
Historical Activities for the Calculus Classroom

Calculus may seem to be quite dismal to some, but it comes alive through the fine work of Gabriela R. Sanchis. Sanchis wrote this excellent piece on teaching calculus by drawing on the historical evolution of some of its key concepts. With support from the National Science Foundation, she also made sure to include several interactive Java applets which educators can use in the classroom. This...

https://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/convergence/historical...
Context Rich Problems Online Archives

New physics teaching resource sites continue to pop up every day, and this one from the University of Minnesota's Physics Education Research Group is a good find. The site is divided into two areas, one covering mechanics problems, and the other covering electricity and magnetic problems. Within these two areas, visitors can look through examples of linear kinematics problems, force problems,...

https://groups.spa.umn.edu/physed/Research/CRP/on-lineArchiv...
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