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workshop materials.

On-line connectivity tests with each participant site were conducted in consultation with each participant June 4-6 and June 20.

- Introduction and Introductions
- Discussion of Philosophy of using Maple in teaching
- The remainder of the program is TBA
- "Just Enough Maple" (see Lead-In activities above)
- Plotting With Maple
- Writing Maple 11 Documents

- Local Linearity
- A first look at Tangent Planes. This worksheet has a version using components: A first look at Tangent Planes (Components)
- A Catalog of Functions and Surfaces

- Contour Plots
- Dot and Cross product
- Using Maple to check partial derivatives
- Plotting in other coordinate systems
- Setting up double integrals

- Visualizing Directional Derivatives and Gradients
- Local Extrema
- Lagrange Multipliers
- Advanced Graphics for Instructors

- Computing Line Integrals
- Computing Flux Integrals
- Taylor polynomials in several variables
- Introduction to Components
- Taylor polynomials using Components
- Animating Taylor polynomials in several variables
- Multivariable Limits
- Checking Differentiability
- Visualizing Vectors in 2D and 3D

- Participant projects
- 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

- 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
**