## Differential Calculus using Methane Data

Differential Calculus using Methane Data Classroom/Laboratory Activity A classroom/laboratory activity for Mathematics teachers to teach about Differential Calculus, specifically, about polynomial differentiation focusing on Tangent Line Problem and Curve Fitting. This activity contains yearly data of the globally averaged marine surface methane from 1984 to 2019. Methane is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions […]

## Using Introductory Calculus (Integration) to Analyze CO2 Emission Data

Using Introductory Calculus (Integration) to Analyze CO2 Emission Data Classroom/Laboratory Activity A classroom/laboratory activity to analyze CO2 emissions data by using Riemann sums for the calculation of area under the curve. Students will use calculus and compare CO2 emissions for the U.S. and China, based on emission and population data for the period 1980-2015. They […]

## Teaching Introductory Calculus (Differentiation) using Atmospheric CO2 Data

Teaching Introductory Calculus (Differentiation) using Atmospheric CO2 Data Overview As a high school or undergraduate  Mathematics teacher, you can use this set of computer-based tools to help you in teaching topics such as Differentiation, Derivatives of Polynomials, and Tangent Line Problems in Introductory Calculus. This lesson plan allows students to perform polynomial differentiation and solve tangent line problems using climate data such as atmospheric […]

## Teaching Introductory Calculus (Integration) by using CO2 Emissions Data

Teaching Introductory Calculus (Integration) by using CO2 Emissions Data Overview As a high school or undergraduate Mathematics teacher, you can use this set of computer-based tools to help you in teaching topics such as integration, definite integral, area under a curve, and Riemann sum in Introductory Calculus. This lesson plan allows students to understand Riemann sum, calculate the area under a curve using […]

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## Teaching Polynomial Differentiation with Arctic Sea Ice Data

Teaching Polynomial Differentiation with Arctic Sea Ice Data Classroom/Laboratory Activity A classroom/ laboratory activity titled, ‘Arctic Sea Ice’ from Sustainability Math by Thomas J. Pfaff, Ithaca College, USA, to teach introductory derivatives, polynomial differentiation, and the application of derivatives. This hands-on computer-based classroom activity consists of datasets of Arctic Ice Data (1980-2017). This classroom activity […]

## Polynomial Differentiation Using Temperature Data

Polynomial Differentiation Using Temperature Data Classroom/Laboratory Activity A classroom/ laboratory activity titled, ‘Global Average Temperature’ from Sustainability Math by Thomas J. Pfaff, Ithaca College, USA, to teach derivatives and polynomial differentiation using global average temperature data. This classroom/laboratory activity uses NASA’s data of global annual mean surface air temperature from 1950 to 2018. This data […]

## World Petroleum Consumption

World Petroleum Consumption Classroom/Laboratory Activity A classroom/ laboratory activity titled, ‘World Petroleum Consumption’ from Sustainability Math by Thomas J. Pfaff, Ithaca College, USA, to teach integration using a hands-on computer-based classroom activity that includes world petroleum consumption data from 1980 to 2016. This data is provided in an Excel spreadsheet. The classroom activity also includes […]

## Differentiation and Wind Energy

Differentiation and Wind Energy Classroom/Laboratory Activity A classroom/ laboratory activity titled, ‘Wind Energy by Selected Countries and World’ from Sustainability Math by Thomas J. Pfaff, Ithaca College, USA, to teach polynomial and logistic differentiation using a hands-on computer-based classroom activity that includes wind energy production data of several countries from 1980 to 2016. This data […]

## Teaching Differentiating Functions through Solar Energy Data

Teaching Differentiating Functions through Solar Energy Data Classroom/Laboratory Activity A classroom/ laboratory activity titled, ‘Country Photovoltaic Energy Production’ from Sustainability Math by Thomas J. Pfaff, Ithaca College, USA, to teach differentiating functions – logistic and exponential, using a hands-on computer-based classroom activity that includes data of photovoltaic (solar) energy production of several countries from 1990 […]