Course Description

Explore the interdisciplinary connection between math and environmental studies. Use real- world data and research to develop analytical and quantitative skills and gain confidence interpreting current environmental trends. Discuss global warming, CFC production, carbon dioxide emissions, greenhouse gases, pollution, recycling, endangered species, tornadoes, volcanoes, and severe weather. Discover real-world activities, aligned with the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and Common Core State Standards, you can immediately use in the classroom. Create exciting lessons and implement meaningful activities that motivate students with variable interests, experiences and abilities.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Create activities using the ideas, skills and strategies presented in this course.
  • Create an instructional unit incorporating real-world data to establish the interdisciplinary connection between Math and Science.
  • Design lesson plans that align with CCSS and NCTM Standards.

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Section Title
Environmental Studies with Math Applications
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Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $467.50
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with Adventures in Education

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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