Reading (Teaching Manual): Algebra and Climate

A teaching manual for instructors that integrates sustainability themes with mathematics topics for courses or projects in algebra, pre-calculus, or math for liberal arts.

These modules, which include exercises and research questions, cover the following topics:

  • Milkweed and Monarch Butterflies
  • Wind Energy
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Carbon Footprints and Population Growth

About the Tool

Tool Name Integrating Sustainability Into Algebra Courses: A Manual For Instructors
Discipline Mathematics
Topic(s) in Discipline Algebra; Mathematics of Sustainability; Mathematics in real world contexts; Numeracy Skills; Quantitative Reasoning; Units and  conversions, Reading graphs.
Climate Topic Energy, Economics, and Climate Change; The Greenhouse Effect; Carbon Footprint
Type of Tool Reading (Teaching Manual)
Grade Level Undergraduate
Language English
Developed by Rikki Wagstrom
Hosted at Engaging Mathematics
Access Online/Offline
Computer Skills Intermediate


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