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Description:

In this problem set, learners will consider the "Carbon Footprint" of a family of four in a given context, as well as the US and global averages, and compare that with their own to answer a series of questions. They will use an online Carbon Footprint calculator to determine their own per-capita carbon production. Answer key is provided. This problem is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Pie graph,Unit conversion,Mathematics:Number and operations,History/Policy/Law,NSDL,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407124218084T,Middle School,Earth system science,Mathematics:Problem solving,Earth Science,Atmospheric science,Grade 9,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Atmosphere,Mathematics,Percentage,The nature of science:Science and society,Geoscience,History of science

Language:

English

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