
Calculus AP  Fall
Unit 1  Welcome Unit
Open this folder to see and complete your 'Welcome Unit.'
Getting around the course
How homework works
Taking Tests
Class Discussions and Blog
HW Help
Time line
This unit must be completed by the end of week 1


Unit 1  Prerequisite Materials
This unit will focus on analyzing data that has a strong correlation. What linear model best fits? How do you write
equations for such models? How do you use the model to answer questions?
Before we dive into Calculus we need to be ready.
Functions
Trigonometry
Algebra
This unit must be completed by the end of week 1


Unit 2  Limits
Knowing what happens as we get infinitely close opens a new world of possibilities.
Understanding limits
Finding limits
Continuity
Rates of change
This unit must be completed by the end of week 5 (week 2 for BC)
Learning targets
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Unit 3  Derivatives Basics
Knowing what we are looking for and having the tools to find it is essential.
Definition of a derivative
Basic derivatives
Rules for derivatives
Techniques
This unit must be completed by the end of week 11 (week 3 for BC)
Learning targets


Unit 4  Applying Derivatives
With the derviative as a tool we can find solutions to many of life's problems.
Tangent lines
Extrema and optimizations
Related rates
This unit must be completed by the end of week 17 (week 8 for BC)
Learning targets


Unit 5  Basic of Integrals
Integrals are a basic tool for solving many problems
Estimating integrals
Mean Value Theorem
Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
This unit must be completed by the end of week 21 (week 15 for BC)
Learning targets


Unit 6  Solving Differential equations
Challenging problems can be solved with differential equations.
Slope Fields
Integration by Substitution
Integration by Parts
This unit must be completed by the end of week 21 for BC pacing
Learning targets
