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Title: Environmental Responsibility
Url: http://teachersinstitute.yale.edu/curriculum/guides/1993/5/93.05.09.x....
Creator: Stern, Beverly
Publisher: Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Description: A unit designed to bring environmental considerations into a consumer math curriculum, structured around five activities: doing mini-studies on environmental issues; evaluating consumer products from an environmental point of view; graphing and fitting a line to fifty years of temperature data for two cities to see if the data supports global warming theory; doing a water conservation problem using different showerheads; and each student writing a statement about his or her environmental responsibility.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental education. Study and teaching. Research
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmentalism. Green movement -- Environmental responsibility
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods, A-Z -- Mathematics
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Climatology and weather -- Special topics, A-Z -- Climatic changes
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes -- Water conservation
Technology -- Home economics -- The house -- Administration -- Shopping. Consumer education
Date Issued: 2000-03-09
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Mathematics Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Math Forum
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