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On-line connectivity tests with each participant site will be conducted in consultation with each participant the afternoons of the week July 17-21.

- Introduction and Introductions
- Discussion of Philosophy of using Maple in teaching
- "Just Enough Maple" (see Lead-In activities above)
- Plotting With Maple
- Writing Maple 10 Documents

- Local Linearity
- A first look at Tangent Planes
- A Catalog of Functions and Surfaces
- Contour Plots
- Dot and Cross product
- Using Maple to check partial derivatives

- Using Maple to check partial derivatives, continued
- Plotting in other coordinate systems
- Setting up double integrals
- Integration in polar coordinates
- Triple Integrals
- An Extended Example of Triple Integration

- An Extended Example of Triple Integration
- Visualizing Directional Derivatives and Gradients
- Local Extrema
- Lagrange Multipliers

- Advanced Graphics for Instructors
- Computing Line Integrals
- Computing Line Integrals (using VectorCalculus package)
- Computing Flux Integrals
- Taylor polynomials in several variables

- Animating Taylor polynomials in several variables
- Multivariable Limits
- Checking Differentiability
- Visualizing Vectors in 2D and 3D

- Questions from Wednesday
- Rotations and quadratic functions with cross terms
- Defining double integrals - Riemann sums
- Plotting Vector Fields
- Parametric Curves

- Participant projects

- Participant projects
- Workshop Leader homework assignments

- Participant projects As time permits:
- Multivariable Chain Rule
- Parametric Surfaces
- Parametric Surfaces - Exercises
- A Fast Guide to Maple and Partial Derivatives
- Working with Graphs of Functions of Two Variables

- Participants are expected to implement workshop-created Maple activities in their own classrooms
- Participants are expected to participate in an on-line discussion list, sharing their experiences using Maple in the classroom
- Participants are encouraged to disseminate materials they develop both within the participant group, and also to the wider mathematics community

*This PREP workshop is made possible by the NSF grant DUE:
0341481*

**Workshop generously co-sponsored by
Maplesoft
**