A Different Introduction to Calculus

Build a strong foundation in the field of calculus and gain an understanding of differentiation and integration in interactive and engaging lessons.

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Simeon H




A Different Introduction to Calculus


Course Overview

This course will not be a dry and dull introduction to one of the most important area of mathematics like many schools would teach it. Students of this course will get a visual idea of what a derivative is and what exactly it means to approach a value infinitesimally close. All the essential ground rules of differentiation and integration will be covered in this short series. However, the main focus is to build a strong foundation in the field of calculus so that more rigorous concepts, which may be introduced in the future, will become easier to understand. Instead of just focussing on computations of derivatives and integrals, more time will be spent on understanding the nature of these two concepts and how they are related to on another. Towards the end, these concepts will also be applied to the real world so that the true relevance and importance of calculus can be seen.

Course Content


8 HOURS Total Length

Lesson 1

Running Towards a Wall: The Study of Limits and What They Actually Mean

60 minutes

Lesson 2

What Is a Derivative? A Visual Exploration of What It Does

60 minutes

Lesson 3

Basic Rules of Differentiation

60 minutes

Lesson 4

The Study of Functions Using Derivatives

60 minutes

Lesson 5

Integrals and the Area Under a Curve

60 minutes

Lesson 6

How Are Integrals and Derivatives Related?

60 minutes

Lesson 7

Basic Rules of Integration

60 minutes

Lesson 8

How and When Do We Use This in Everyday Life?

60 minutes

Key Skills

Visual Understanding





Simeon H

Maths and Physics Educator

Simeon is a mathematics and physics Educator who brings his passion, knowledge and enthusiasm to every lesson, ensuring students are challenged and supported appropriately.