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Animation of the ball with a g...

Velocity, speed, accel. (Calculus) 
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An animation of a ball bouncing up and down, with a clock and graphs of the ball's height and velocity versus time.
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Antiderivatives and Initial Va...

Differential equations (Calculus) 
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Quiz (with answers) on antiderivatives and basic differential equations.
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Antiderivatives and Initial Va...

Differential equations (Calculus) 
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RealMedia movies of worked problems on antiderivatives and basic differential equations.
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Antiderivatives and Initial Va...

Differential equations (Calculus) 
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Slide a function to see different solutions of the equation dy/dx = x^2.
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Area of a Rectangle Inscribed ...

Optimization and extrema (Calculus) 
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What is the rectangle with the maximum area which can be inscribed in a semicircle? Experiment, then see the solution.
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Average Velocity

Velocity, speed, accel. (Calculus) 
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Analyze graphs of the position, velocity, and acceleration of a ball dropped from the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
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Basins of Attraction

Applications of Derivatives (Calculus) 
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Experiment with Newton's method and basins of attraction.
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Box Volume

Optimization and extrema (Calculus) 
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Make an opentop box from a sheet of paper by cutting squares out of the corners. See how the volume of the box changes as the sides of the squares change. The link to the tool itself downloads the ...
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Case Study: Torricelli’s Law

Differential equations (Calculus) 
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Introduction to a calculus Case Study on differential equations and Torricelli's Law.
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Computer Project 2

Applications of Derivatives (Calculus) 
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Some suggestions for experimentation with a polynomial function in various Newton's Method applets.
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Coulomb's Law

Velocity, speed, accel. (Calculus) 
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Explore the interactions of two particles based on the direction and magnitude of their charges, and on their initial positions.
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Cross Section of Gutter

Optimization and extrema (Calculus) 
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A gutter is made from a rectangular plate; use trial and error to find the maximum area of the cross section.
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Curve Analysis: Basic

Monotonicity and concavity (Calculus) 
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A Java applet that introduces curve analysis, with questions to answer using the applet. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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Curve Analysis: Global Extrema

Optimization and extrema (Calculus) 
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A Java applet that explores global extrema, with questions to answer using the applet. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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Curve Analysis: Special Cases

Monotonicity and concavity (Calculus) 
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A Java applet that explores special cases of curve analysis, with questions to answer using the applet. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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Demos for Related Rates Proble...

Related rates problems (Calculus) 
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This page includes a description of solution techniques for (timedependent) related rates problems, and a gallery of ten "movies" to illustrate different problems.
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Derivative Module

Velocity, speed, accel. (Calculus) 
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A series of worksheets and exercises to teach students about graphs, distance, velocity, and acceleration.
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Derivative Quiz 2

Applications of Derivatives (Calculus) 
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An interactive quiz on increasing/ decreasing tests, first and second derivative tests for maxima and minima, and related rates. Gives hints and calculates score.
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Derivative Review 2

Applications of Derivatives (Calculus) 
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Brief review of increasing/ decreasing tests, first and second derivative tests for maxima and minima, and related rates.
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Derivatives of Inverses

Derivative of inverse function (Calculus) 
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A Java applet that illustrates the derivative of inverse functions, with questions to answer using the applet. Includes a rescalable presentation version with large fonts.
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Derivatives of Sine and Cosine

Velocity, speed, accel. (Calculus) 
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An animation showing a point rotating around a circle, and the velocity of that point.
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Derived Function

Velocity, speed, accel. (Calculus) 
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How do average velocity and acceleration compare with the graph of a function?
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Differential Equations(Paramet...

Slope fields (Calculus) 
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Graph functions based on slope fields.
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Direction Field of First Order...

Slope fields (Calculus) 
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This is a fairly quick applet for graphing direction fields for differential equations of the form y' = f(x,y). Clicking on the field will produce the solution curve through the selected point. Limi...
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Direction Fields

Slope fields (Calculus) 
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Explore slope fields corresponding to various functions.
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