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Other

Description:

In this exercise, learners use basic arithmetic to determine the amount that sea level would rise around the globe with the melting of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets. Basic data for this calculation is provided. This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes have real world applications.

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:

Sea level rise,Mathematics:Number and operations,Oceanography,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Middle School,Earth system science,Ice sheets,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123516479T,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Ocean and water,Geoscience,Earth Science

Language:

English

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