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Celebrating Earth Day: Applied Mathematics for Grades Seven to 12 With Social Implications

When: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | 7 p.m. Central time
Technology: TI-84 Plus family, TI-Nspire™ CX family
Presenter: Tom Reardon

You will be shocked to discover how many straws are used each day in the U.S.

Join this webinar to explore an activity calculating the number of times the straws would wrap around the earth, the volume of plastic used each year, and more.

Come investigate the use of good applied mathematics, unit conversion, geometry and problem-solving using this real-world example. A great Earth Day fun math activity.

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Tom Reardon

T³™ National Instructor
Poland, Ohio

“It was an engaging activity that involved everyone, had multiple entry points, problems could be solved in many ways, and provided cross disciplinary content.” — Monique Harris, Harry S. Truman High School (New York)