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
{This is a beta test version as of 1/20/03, comments welcome.}

David R. Hill, Temple University
Lila F. Roberts, Georgia Southern 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
Gallery of volume visualizations

Optimization

Related Rates
Riemann sums
symbolic and graphical
area between curves
Centroids
Chocolate Chip Allocation
Ciphers
Circular-functions
Conics
eccentricity
parabola via a motion sensor
Constructing conics
on a white board
Cross Sections
Cryptography
Vigenere Cipher
Curve fitting
Cycloids

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

E
Eccentricity
Epicycloids
Escalator Motion
Excel

F

G
Gallery of volume visualizations

H
Homogeneous Coordinates
Hypocycloids

I
Inequalities
Infinite Series
introduction using "food"

J
Java Applets

K

L
Leaky Faucet
Least Squares
Linear Combination
Linear Transformations

Logistic Curve

M
MAPLE
MATHEMATICA
MATHWRIGHT

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

N

O
Optimization

P
Parabola
via a motion sensor
Partial Derivatives
Probability
Pump Network

Q

R
Rainbows
Rate of growth
logistics model
Related Rates
Resonant filter
RGB color Linear Combination
Riemann sums
symbolic and graphical
area between curves

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

T
Tangent line
Taylor polynomials
Triangles

in sail construction
area
Trig functions
generation of sine and cosine

U

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

for word problems
Volumes of solids
a light bulb
of revolution
by cross sections

by disks
by shells
by washers

W
Washers
What you don't see
Word Problems

X

Y

Z