Calculus Jeopardy Game, Review, Great Fun!!!

Calculus  Jeopardy Game, Review, Great Fun!!!
Calculus  Jeopardy Game, Review, Great Fun!!!
Calculus  Jeopardy Game, Review, Great Fun!!!
Calculus  Jeopardy Game, Review, Great Fun!!!
Calculus  Jeopardy Game, Review, Great Fun!!!
Calculus  Jeopardy Game, Review, Great Fun!!!
Calculus  Jeopardy Game, Review, Great Fun!!!
Calculus  Jeopardy Game, Review, Great Fun!!!
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Calculus Jeopardy

This fun activity is designed for College Calculus 1, AP Calculus AB, BC, or Honors Calculus. It makes a great review.

The Topics include Limits, Derivatives, Integration, Applications, Random, and Famous. I included Round 1 and a Final Jeopardy Question. It took just under a 50 minute class period and my students (and principal) loved it.

I divided the class into five groups, as I had purchased five toy light up with sound phasers at Target in their $3 section. You could use a bell, whistle, or a buzzer system, but I loved the phasers, and so did the kids. No one left the room until I had all five back. I didn’t tell them what we were doing that day, just that it was a review, so they grouped themselves. I numbered the groups 1 – 5. As I opened the first screen, they were excited, but as the game progressed they got more excited and competitive. Interestingly enough my students started from the $500 categories, not the easier ones, but eventually got through all of them. I let them use their graphing calculators and gave them scrap paper, but no cheat sheets with formulas. I had two or three students from another class come in as helpers to keep score and call who buzzed first. For Final Jeopardy, I gave each group a new sheet of paper and a marker to write the “question.” Music plays on Final Jeopardy. They could bet whatever they wanted and for the group that was losing, I let them bet up to $2000 to make it interesting. Your choice here. Goody bags to the winners.
It is a fabulous activity as a review, and most importantly many realized how much they didn't know and/or how slow they were. But since they chose their groups, there was a lot of camaraderie and support, and a lot of fun!!

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