Factful math: Grade 3rd-5th
Math skills: Division (large numbers)
Related Environmental issues: Air / deforestation /climate change
Wildfires burned about 7 million acres in the United States in 2021.
Manhattan is about 14 thousand acres. How many Manhattans can be fit in
7 million acres?
7,000,000 / 14,000 = 500
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