In this problem set, learners will analyze a satellite image of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico to answer questions about the extent, density and thickness of the oil leak. Answer key is provided. This is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.



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In this problem set, learners will analyze an altitude graph of the International Space Station to understand its rate of altitude loss as a result of atmospheric drag and solar activity. Answer key is provided. This is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.



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In this problem set, learners will analyze a graph of solar irradiance since 1610. Answer key is provided. They will consider average insolation, percent changes and the link between irradiance and climate change. This is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.



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In this problem set, learners will analyze a table of annual electrical consumption by state in gigaWatthours (gWh) to answer a series of questions. They will also consider the carbon dioxide produced as a result of this consumption. Answer key is provided. This is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.



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In this problem set, learners will analyze a table of global electricity consumption to answer a series of questions and consider the production of carbon dioxide associated with that consumption. Answer key is provided. This is part of Earth Math: A Brief Mathematical Guide to Earth Science and Climate Change.



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This
is
a
booklet
containing
11
problem
sets
and
9
"Extra
for
Experts"
challenges.
Learners
use
provided
textual
information
to
determine
the
scale
(e.g.,
kilometers
per
millimeter)
for
images
of
the
lunar
surface,
Mars,
planets,
stars
and
galaxies
and
then
identify
the
smallest
and
largest
features
in
the
images
according
to
their
actual
physical
sizes.
These
problems
involve
measurement,
dividing
...



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Problem: How do you measure an angle with a protector, when that angle is between two solid walls? 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 K12 classes have real world applications.



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In
this
exercise,
students
learn
about
the
historical
development
of
the
Julian
and
the
Gregorian
Calendars
and
design
a
reasonable
calendar
for
an
imaginary
planet,
considering
the
cycle
period
and
making
design
tradeoffs,
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
...



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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
...



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This
example
shows
how
Newton's
laws
of
motion
apply
to
aircraft
carriers
and
introduces
the
lift
equation:
the
amount
of
lift
depends
on
the
air
density,
the
wind
velocity,
and
the
surface
area
of
the
wings.
The
problems
stress
the
importance
of
units
of
measure.
This
resource
is
from
PUMAS

Practical
Uses
of
Math
and
Science

a
collection
of
brief
examples
created
by
scientists
and
engineers
showing
...



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