Antarctica ice melting- Mathematical modeling lesson

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Alana Baird, Lecturer (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: Abstract: This lesson uses mathematical modeling to approximate the rise in sea level caused by the Antarctica ice sheet melting. Students must formulate questions and assumptions, compute answers, interpret in the context of the problem and then validate their model by assessing the reasonableness and other factors that might also impact the situation. The topics addressed through the mathematical modeling process include unit conversions and the relationship between surface area and volume.

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Alana Baird
Language: English
Date: 2016

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