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Graphing f '(x): Increasing, D...

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
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This activity is designed to follow the activities From Secant Lines to Tangent Lines and Slopes and Derivatives [referenced below], but it can easily stand on its own. Using a dynamic t...
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Exponential Growth

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
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The main objective of this activity is to ﬁnd an approximation for the value of the mathematical constant e and to apply it to exponential growth and decay problems. To accomplish this, student...
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What's My Model?

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
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Students will investigate several different regression models and determine which of the models makes the most sense, based upon a realworld situation (cooling a cup of hot chocolate).
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Reading Graphs

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
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Demonstrates the connections between formulas, graphs and words.
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Gathering Information from Gra...

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
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Interpreting graphs and their how curved lines represent velocity on a graph of distance vs. time.
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SimCalc MathWorlds Software fo...

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
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The SimCalc Project aims to democratize access to the Mathematics of Change for mainstream students by combining advanced simulation technology with innovative curriculum that begins in the early g...
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Changing Cost per Minute

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
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Users learn how modifications in the rate affect the linear graph displaying accumulation (the total cost of calls).
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Flowing Through Mathematics

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
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This applet simulates water flowing from a tube through a hole in the bottom. The diameter of the hole can be adjusted and data can be gathered for the height or volume of water in the tube at any tim...
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Funderstanding Roller Coaster

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
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This physicsexploration applet allows the user to experiment with different roller coaster track designs, then test. Friction and mass are modeled. Includes hot links to explanations of various phys...
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Relationship Between Velocity ...

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
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Students can explore the relationship between velocity and displacement and can see how their graphs are related. Also answer the questions provided to help understand the relationship better.
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Enzyme Reaction Rates

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
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Students use this simulation to explore a chemical reactiontemperature, pH, enzyme concentration, and substrate concentrationin order to determine the fastest possible reaction rate. Questions are...
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Projectile Motion Model

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
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Figure angles and velocities of thrown objects in this simulation. Questions walk students through their explorations of throwing a football or reconstructing a car accident.
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Strategies for the Prevention ...

increasing, decreasing and constant rates of change (PreCalculus) 
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Simulation of the spread of influenza in a day care, an office building, and a city. Variable parameters include population size, vaccination, quarantine, rates of survival, and more.
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