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The world is getting smaller, we are preparing our students for a global job market, yet many know little about the world. Investigate in this 21st Century Math Project. Do you want to grow globally aware citizens in your math classroom? Would you like students that have an understanding of proportions, ratios and percents? Do both in this meaningful math project that may change the worldview of some in your classroom.
Students will use the skills of ratios, proportions and percents to solve authentic global problems. Through Fair Trade and Microlending, students are immersed with problems that are not only practical for the math content, but are ripe for a collaboration with your social studies department!
In this 23 page document you will be given a mapping to the Content Standards, an outline for how to implement the project, handout resources for students to use, and an answer key. In all it is three different assignments --
-- "If the World Were a Village" -- using proportions, ratios and percent, students use authentic statistics to shrink our entire population down to 100 people. If proportions were the same, who would be in the village? Find out and discuss some of the most surprising findings after.
-- "Fair Trade" -- students look at price differences between products that are certified fair trade and those that are not. They will calculate the percentage increases. Is Fair Trade worth it? They will decide.
-- "Microlending" -- students will evaluate four applicants for a microloan from around the world. They will help determine monthly payments and when to pay off the loan. Starting with proportions, this starts the students on their path to thinking about break-even points and linear equations in a practical context.
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