Date 
Activity 
Notes 
Thurs 9/6/2012 
Intro to the course 

Tues 9/11/2012 
Lesson 1:Linear and exponential functions 

Thurs 9/13/2012 
Lesson 2: Power laws and periodic functions 
Quiz 1 
Tues 9/18/2012 
Lesson 3: Functions of two variables 

Thurs 9/20/2012 
Functions in R 
Quiz 2 
Tues 9/25/2012 
Lesson 4: Units and dimensions 

Thurs 9/27/2012 
Lesson 5: Dimensional analysis 
Quiz 3 
Tues 10/2/2012 
Lesson 6: Estimation and scale: Fermi problems 

Thurs 10/4/2012 
Catch up day 
Quiz 4 
Tues 10/9/2012 
Lesson 7: Vectors 

Thurs 10/11/2012 
Lesson 8: Linear models and curve fitting 
Quiz 5 
Tues 10/16/2012 
Lesson 9: Introduction to derivatives 

Thurs 10/18/2012 
Lesson 10: More derivatives 
Quiz 6 
Fri 10/19/2012 
Not a class day 
Project due at 4 p.m. 
Tues 10/23/2012 
Midterm exam 
Midterm Exam 
Thurs 10/25/2012 
NO CLASS 
Fall Break 
Tues 10/30/2012 
Lesson 11: Differentiation Rules I 

Thurs 11/1/2012 
Lesson 12: Differentiation Rules II 
Quiz 7 
Tues 11/6/2012 
Lesson 13: Unconstrained optimization 

Thurs 11/8/2012 
Lesson 13a: The gradient 
Quiz 8 
Tues 11/13/2012 
Lesson 14: Constrained optimization 

Thurs 11/15/2012 
Lesson 15: Definite integrals 
Quiz 9 
Tues 11/20/2012 
Lesson 16: Fundamental Theorem of Calculus 

Thurs 11/22/2012 
NO CLASS 
Thanksgiving Day 
Tues 11/27/2012 
Lesson 17: Introduction to differential equations 

Thurs 11/29/2012 
Lesson 18: Modeling with differential equations 
Quiz 10 
Tues 12/4/2012 
Lesson 19: Systems of differential equations 

Wed 12/5/2012 
Not a class day 
Project due at 4 p.m. 
Thurs 12/6/2012 
Lesson 20: Systems of differential equations II 

Tues 12/11/2012 
Lesson 21: Oscillations and final thoughts 

Thurs 12/13/2012 
Final Exam (4 – 6 p.m.) 
Final Exam (4 – 6 p.m.) 