Earth Day is Sunday, April 22. This year’s theme is to end plastic pollution. Celebrate with your math class this year and remind students to recycle, reuse, and reduce. The first 10 classrooms to send us their Earth Day Math Problem (with solution) will receive a packet of Earth Day pencils made from recycled newspaper…

Read MoreWelcome to the Ascend Math Blog. This is the third year we’ve had the privilege of sharing the best Earth Day math problems sent to us by teachers and students. Please use these math problems to help your students better understand recycling and reuse. Americans use 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour! Most of them…

Read MoreThis week we will devote the blog to math problems celebrating Earth Day, Friday April 22. For starters, here are a couple of our favorites: If each person uses an average of 700 pounds of paper products per year, how many pounds of paper does your family use a year? Your class? Americans buy 29…

Read MoreCelebrate Earth Day with these fun math problems. We’ve included problems of varying difficulty to challenge both your math intervention and enrichment students. Included are the best of those submitted to us in past years and some new ones as well. Enjoy! Almost 97% of the world’s water is salty or undrinkable, another 2% is…

Read More20 million people across the U.S. were estimated to have participated in the first Earth Day. More than a billion people in 180 countries around the world now celebrate Earth Day every year. What is the percentage increase from 20 million to 1 billion? Here are some more Earth Day math problems: Making new cans…

Read MoreIt’s just one more week until Earth Day. Here is an Earth Day Math problem submitted by one of our staff. Don’t forget to send your Earth Day Math problems to earthday@ascendmath.com The first 10 classrooms to send a math problem will get a packet of pencils recycled from newspapers for their classroom. It’s fun…

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