Grade level: 4 – 5th grades
Skills: Circle graphs
Related environmental issues: Energy
To combat climate change, Joe Biden will try to generate 100% electricity from clean energy by 2035 in the United States.
The circle graph below shows energy sources used to generate electricity in the U.S. in 2020.
- What energy source does the United States use the most to generate electricity?
- What energy source does the Untied States use as much as coal to generate electricity?
- Clean energy includes nuclear power and renewables. What percentage does clean energy make up?
- Natural gas
- Nuclear power
- 39% (20 + 19 = 39)
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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