Course DescriptionExplore 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 OutcomesUpon 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.