Tentative Course Schedule

(Last revised October 1)

- The SIR model and Euler's method. Aug 27-September 12
- Derivatives and differention rules. Sept 15-Oct 6.
- Exponentials, logs, and models of growth. Oct 8-29
- Integrals. Oct 31-November 14
- Anti-derivatives and integration methods. November 17-December 5.

- First midterm on Wednesday September 24
- Second midterm on Friday October 24
- Third midterm on Friday November 21
- Final exam, Friday December 12, 9-12.

- On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays we will usually be going over new
material. The Learning Module for each section of the book
(also known as a pre-class
assignment) is due at midnight the night
**before**we begin that material, so that you're well-prepared for our activities in lecture. - On most Tuesdays and Thursdays you will spend your time doing worksheets in groups. The titles of the worksheets are listed below. These worksheets should be turned in at the end of class.
- There are occasional individual homeworks (IH) and mini-projects (MP). The due dates are listed below.

- Week 1, August 27-29: SIR Model and Euler's Method
- Wednesday: Introduction. What is calculus?
- Thursday: Spread of disease.
- Friday: Section 1.1

- Week 2, September 1-5: SIR Model and Euler's Method
- Monday: Labor Day. No class.
- Tuesday: Prediction with SIR models
- Wednesday: Section 1.2
- Thursday: Functions and MATLAB
- Friday: Section 1.2. First individual homework (IH 1) due.

- Week 3, September 8-12: SIR Model and Euler's Method
- Monday: Section 2.1
- Tuesday: More functions and MATLAB
- Wednesday: Section 2.2
- Thursday: SIR continued
- Friday: Section 2.2 (continued). First mini-project due.

- Week 4, September 15-19: Derivatives and differentiation rules
- Monday: Section 3.1
- Tuesday: Secant and tangent lines
- Wednesday: Section 3.2 IH 2 due
- Thursday: Functions and derivatives
- Friday: Section 3.3

- Week 5, September 22-26: Derivatives and differentiation rules
- Monday: Section 3.5
- Tuesday: Review for first midterm
- Wednesday: First midterm exam
- Thursday:
Differentiation practice. (If you miss class for
Rosh Hashanna and let me know
**in advance**, you can do the worksheet over the weekend and turn it in on Monday.) - Friday: Go over exam

- Week 6, September 29 - October 3: Derivatives and differentiation rules
- Monday: Section 3.6
- Tuesday: Differentiation rules and microscopes
- Wednesday: Section 3.6 continued. IH 3 due
- Thursday: Product rule
- Friday: Section 5.1

- Week 7, October 6-10:
- Monday: Section 5.1
- Tuesday: Order of operations
- Wednesday: Section 5.1
- Thursday: Second derivatives
- Friday: Section 4.3. Mini Project 2 due.

- Week 8, October 13-17: Exponentials, logs, and models of growth
- Monday: Section 4.4
- Tuesday: Exponential growth and decay
- Wednesday: Section 4.1 IH 4 due.
- Thursday: TBD
- Friday: Section 4.1 continued

- Week 9, October 20-24: Exponentials, logs, and models of growth
- Monday: Section 4.2.
- Tuesday: Population growth
- Wednesday: Review. IH 5 due.
- Thursday: Exam review.
- Friday: Second midterm exam

- Week 10, October 27-31: Integrals
- Monday: Section 6.1
- Tuesday: Genetic toggle switch
- Wednesday: Section 6.1. IH 6 due.
- Thursday: Monomers, dimers, trimers and rates of change
- Friday: Section 6.2

- Week 11, November 3-7: Integrals
- Monday: Section 6.2 continued. Mini Project 3 due.
- Tuesday: Ebola, area, and derivatives
- Wednesday: Section 6.3 IH 7 due.
- Thursday: Riemann sum approximations
- Friday: Section 4.5

- Week 12, November 10-14: Integrals and Anti-derivatives
- Monday: Section 6.4
- Tuesday: Boulder, Colorado flood
- Wednesday: More Section 6.4.
- Thursday: TBD
- Friday: Section 11.1

- Week 13, November 17-21: Anti-derivatives and integration methods
- Monday: Section 11.2 Mini Project 4 due
- Tuesday: Definite integrals in various ways
- Wednesday: Review, IH 8 due
- Thursday: Basic Integrals Worksheet
- Friday: Third midterm exam

- Week 14, November 24-28: Anti-derivatives and integration methods
- Monday: Section 11.2 continued
- Tuesday: Go over exam
- Wednesday: No class
- Thursday: Thanksgiving. No class.
- Friday: No class.

- Week 15, December 1-5: Anti-derivatives and integration methods
- Monday: Section 11.3
- Tuesday: Integration by substitution
- Wednesday: Section 11.3 continued
- Thursday: Integration by parts
- Friday: Review IH 9 due.

- Friday, December 12, 9AM-Noon: Final exam.