Python Calculus

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Course description

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Subject:
 
Engineering, Education, Mathematics,Trigonometry 

Provider:
 
TeachEngineering 

Provider Set:
 
TeachEngineering 

Level:
 
High School 

Grades:
 
Grade 11, Grade 12
Language:
 
English 

Material Type:
 
Lesson Plan 

Media Format:
 
Text/HTML
Abstract:
 
Students analyze a cartoon of a Rube Goldberg machine and a Python programming language script to practice engineering analysis. In both cases, they study the examples to determine how the different systems operate and the function of each component. This exercise in juxtaposition enables students to see the parallels between a more traditional mechanical engineering design and computer programming. Students also gain practice in analyzing two very different systems to fully understand how they work, similar to how engineers analyze systems and determine how they function and how changes to the system might affect the system.


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Python Calculus
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