DEMOS with POSITIVE IMPACT
NSF DUE 9952306

A project to connect Mathematics instructors with effective teaching tools.

Catalog of Classroom Demonstrations
Contributions from Mathematics Educators

David R. Hill, Temple University
Lila F. Roberts, Georgia College and State University

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Z

A
Animations
Animating Transformations

Applets
Area
of triangles and other regions
Area between two curves
Area Estimates
Area Simulations
Average Rates of Change

B
Bacteria Allocation
Beer Mug
Best Fit Experimenters

C
Calculator
Calculus
Area between two curves
Derivatives
definition graphically
partials
Families of Functions and Curves
Gallery of volume visualizations

Optimization with a gallery of demos

Related Rates with a gallery of demos
Riemann sums
symbolic and graphical
area between curves
Carpenter's Method for Drawing an Ellipse
Catenary
Centroids
Chocolate Chip Allocation
Ciphers
Circular-functions
Conics
eccentricity
parabola via a motion sensor
gallery of conic section graphs/animations
Constructing conics
on a white board
Cross Sections
Cryptography
Vigenere Cipher
Curve fitting
Curved Cube
Cycloids

D
Derivatives
definition graphically
partials
DERIVE
Differential equations
Mechanical Vibrations
via sound
Resonant filter
Disks
Dot Products

E
Eccentricity
Electric utility companies and catenaries
Epicycloids
Escalator Motion
Excel
Exponential functions graphs/animations

F
Families of Functions and Curves
Gallery of conic sections graphs/animations
Gallery of exponential and logarithmic graphs/animations
Gallery of polar graphs/animations
Gallery of polynomial and rational function graphs/animations
Gallery of trigonometric and inverse graphs/animations
G

Gallery of conic sections graphs/animations
Gallery of exponential and logarithmic graphs/animations
Gallery of polar graphs/animations
Gallery of polynomial and rational function graphs/animations
Gallery of trigonometric and inverse graphs/animations
Gallery of volume visualizations

H
Hanging utility wires
Homogeneous Coordinates
Hypocycloids

I
Inequalities
Infinite Series
introduction using "food"
Inverse trigonometric functions graphs/animations
J
Java Applets
Jig for drawing an ellipse

K

L
Leaky Faucet
Least Squares
Linear Combination
Linear Transformations

Logarithmic functions graphs/animations

Logistic Curve
animation
M
MAPLE
MATHEMATICA
MATHWRIGHT

M
ATLAB
Matrices
RGB color Linear Combination
Reversals
Matrix Inverses
Matrix-Vector Multiplication
Max-Min with a gallery of demos
Mechanical Vibrations
via sound
Monte Carlo
for probability demos
in area simulations
Motion sensor
My Favorite Mug

N

O
Optimization with a gallery of demos

P
Parabola
via a motion sensor
Parametric equations that generate an ellipse
Partial Derivatives
Polar curves graphs/animations
Polynomial functions graphs/animations
Probability
Pump Network

Q

R
Rainbows
Rate of growth
logistics model
Rational functions graphs/animations
Related Rates with a gallery of demos
Resonant filter
RGB color Linear Combination
Riemann sums
symbolic and graphical
area between curves
Rotating (curved) Cube

S
Sail Construction
Sea worm
Secant line
Secret codes
Shells
Simulations
for probability demos
for area
Software
Sound
of mechanical vibrations
Student participation

T
Tangent line
Trammel's method for drawing an ellipse
Taylor polynomials
Triangles

in sail construction
area
Trig functions
generation of sine and cosine
graphs/animations
U
utility companies and hanging wires

V
Vigenere Cipher
Visualizations
for max-min problems
for volumes of solids

for word problems
for families of functions and curves
Volumes of solids
a light bulb
irregular shapes
sea worm
wine bottle
of physical objects
of revolution
by cross sections

by disks
by shells
by washers

W
Washers
What you don't see
Wine bottle
Word Problems with a gallery of demos

X

Y

Z

Last updated 4/14/2004     DRH

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