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Math in the News: Issue 88--Examining the Polar Vortex

January 2014. In this issue of Math in the News we examine the Polar Vortex. We examine the physics of the cyclonic winds that make up the Polar Vortex and under what conditions the current expansion of Arctic weather affects a large part of the United States. Note: The download is a PPT file.

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Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.G.B.4, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSA.REI.A.2
Grade Range 6 - 12
Curriculum Nodes Geometry
    • Circles
        • Applications of Circles
Copyright Year 2014
Keywords math in the news, polar vortex, circular motion, centripetal force, weather, climate, arctice, issue 88