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Earth Math DLESE Reviewed Collection
This text explores a few of the many concepts that frequently come up in the study of Earth systems and global climate change. Students will be exposed to many problems involving unit conversion. Global climate change reports involve terms such as kilowatt-hour, megawatt-hour, and gigawatt-hour, as well as megatons and gigatons. Students will become versed in converting units where appropriate, and through the calculations, will work with the concept of significant figures. Creating linear equations from graphical and tabular information is covered, as well as forecasting. The text is meant to be used as a companion to standard Earth science and mathematics courses, and presents enough application problems to allow students to quantitatively understand typical media reports about global climate change.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Assessment / Evaluation
    • Problem set
  • Text:
    • Book
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
No copyright restrictions
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-676
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Sten Odenwald
NASA GSFC