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Calculus -- Study and teaching

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View Resource 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/
View Resource Harvey Mudd College Mathematics Online Tutorial

Created as an addition to undergraduate mathematics courses at Harvey Mudd College, this impressive collection of tutorials is useful for anyone needing a study aid or refresher for various topics. The list includes over 40 tutorials that address methods and theorems in precalculus, single and multi variable calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations. Quizzes at the end of each tutorial...

https://www.math.hmc.edu/calculus/tutorials/
View Resource 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/
View Resource 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.uiuc.edu/explore/eggmath/
View Resource Brain Trax

Educational material for courses in algebra, trigonometry, calculus I, and calculus II can be found at this unique site. Users can navigate between topics within each of these four subjects by using a visual index, which is "a graphical means of showing how different concepts relate to each other." This can help students understand the importance of one topic and its applications in another topic....

http://braintrax.mst.edu/
View Resource 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
View Resource 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/
View Resource 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...
View Resource 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://wpt.pbslearningmedia.org/search/?q=*&selected_facets...
View Resource Looking at Learning....Again, Part 2

Working in tandem with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, the team of experts at the Annenberg Media Foundation has created this excellent instructional series. In this eight-part program, educators can learn about how young people learn and then see how to critique and apply these various theories. The sections include "Learning to Share Perspectives", "Algebra and Calculus: The...

http://www.learner.org/resources/series114.html
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