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What is Calculus?

Published on 08/29/2011

Activity Overview

Students are introduced to the subject of calculus. This is ideal for students at the beginning of a calculus course or at the end of a precalculus course to give students an idea of the topics to come.

Key Steps

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    Students are introduced to the subject of calculus. This is ideal for students at the beginning of a calculus course or at the end of a precalculus course to give students an idea of the topics to come.

    Students will be introduced to calculus concepts that they will encounter throughout their calculus course through graphical explorations.

    Before beginning this activity, please download the calculator files.

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    Discuss the material from the activity pages with students as needed.