Factful math: Grade 3rd-5th
Math skills: Circle graphs
Related Environmental issues: Climate change
At COP26, more than 40 countries agreed to shift away from coal by 2040.
China, India, and USA haven’t signed up the coal phaseout pledge yet. What percentage do these countries combined make up?
Source: IEA, World coal consumption, 1978-2020. [https://www.iea.org/data-and-statistics/charts/world-coal-consumption-1978-2020]
FACTFUL ENVIRONMENTAL MATH PROBLEMS (2020)
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