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Math in the News: Issue 1--The Fukushima Earthquake

March 2011. A comparison of the Japanese earthquake near Fukushima to the one in the Sichuan Province of China in 2008. We also look at the resulting tsunami that hit the Japanese coast. Note: The download is a PPT file.

Common Core Standards CCSS.Math.Content.HSF-IF.C.7e, CCSS.Math.Content.HSF-LE.A.1
Grade Range 6 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
        • Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Copyright Year 2011
Keywords math in the news, Fukushima earthquake, exponential functions, issue 1, absolute values