Grade level: 4th -6th grades
Skills: Line graphs
Related environmental issues: Energy / Air / Climate Change
The United States has attempted to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases sent into the air to fight climate change. The line graph below shows how much greenhouse gases was emitted in the United States per person every hour between 2000 and 2018.
In which year did the United States emit the most greenhouse gases per person every hour?
In which year did the United States emit the least greenhouse gases per person every hour?
Between which two consecutive years did the amount of greenhouse gas emissions per person change the most?
In which year did the United States emit greenhouse gases as much as 2018 per person?
a. 2000 b. 2008 c. 2011 d. 2015
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About this book
The objective of Factful Environmental Math Problems is to cultivate our young people’s skills to analyze and evaluate fact-based data for understanding our world, while improving their math skills and critical thinking skills.
With the rise of the Internet and new technology, building skills to analyze and evaluate fact-based data becomes increasingly important for our young people to prepare for this rapidly changing world. These skills minimize their chances of being brainwashed by false information and making uninformed decisions and ultimately help develop their critical thinking skills. (Read more)
Published: March 26, 2020