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Introducing Calculus: Can Change Occur at an Instant? (Topic 1.1)

Unit 1 - Day 1

​Learning Objectives
  • Interpret the rate of change at an instant in terms of average rates of change over intervals containing that instant.

​Success Criteria
  • I can calculate and interpret an average rate of change.

  • I can explain the difference between average and instantaneous rates of change.

  • I can explain why new methods are needed to calculate change at an instant.

Quick Lesson Plan
Activity: A Wonder-fuel Intro to Calculus

Additional Materials​

  • Video


Lesson Handout

Answer Key