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With so many tons of trash going into landfills each year, your environmentalists can calculate how much the average person is tossing away. This activity has a series of questions not only requiring math, but a conscious thought of how much trash we throw away every day, week, and year. A great activity for Earth Day to connect math to real life and our environment.
- US Census Bureau link provided to research populations
- Questions start with small amounts of trash and move to yearly amounts
- Answer key provided
- No specific standard addressed