Grade level: 4 – 6th grades
Skills: Multiplication / Division
Related environmental issues: COVID-19
COVID-19 cases are once again rising across the United States.
The map shows daily new cases per 100,000 people.
- In which state do COVID-19 cases increase the most between people?
- In which state do COVID-19 cases increase about 1/7 as fast between people as North Dakota?
- There are about 1.4 million people live in Hawaii. About how many daily new cases found in Hawaii?
Source: Source) Harvard Global Health Institute, Key Metrics for COVID Suppression
- North Dakota
- About 70 cases [1,4000,000/100,000=14 14 x 5 = 70]
Factful Environmental Math Problems (2020)
Just published and now available from Amazon (paperback)
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