Factful math: Grade 3rd-5th
Math skills: Speed
Related Environmental issues: Biodiversity / Deforestation
Ornate box turtles are endangered in northern United States including Wisconsin.
The average walking speed of a box turtle about 0.2mph. How far can a box turtle move in 10 minutes?
1 mile = 5280 feet
ANSWER 176 feet
0.2 mile = 5280 x 0.2 = 1056 feet
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