Calculus: an active approach with projects
A student projects book to be used as a complement to any calculus text. Contains activities that can be done in class or as homework and large projects for the students to work on (usually in groups) outside the classroom. Materials are excellent for cooperative learning. Most activities and projects require no technology and the few that do are not technology specific. Students actively participate in their learning. Emphasizes the role of calculus as a tool for understanding the world with modeling as a central theme.
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