Tasks and Guides

Included below are links to the tasks and instructor guides for the project-generated tasks that were piloted in Calculus 1 at CSU Long Beach. Some would additionally be appropriate for Precalculus and/or Calculus 2. These are available to download for free. We hope that you find them a useful resource.

For each task, the particular topic area(s) and approximate implementation time are provided.

Task 1: Analyzing Functions Using Limits

Topic area(s): functions, introduction to limit notation and meaning

Implementation time: 15-20 minutes


Task 2: Understanding Rates of Change and the OCEARCH Shark Tracker

Topic area(s): introduction to derivative (rates of change)

Implementation time: 20-30 minutes