Lesson Plan

Grades 6-8

Transportation Tally

25 minutes

SUBJECTS: Math, Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: Community Connections, Air Pollution, Climate Change, Energy, Personal Consumption

Resource Overview

Students assess the natural resources use, pollution and community impacts associated with our population’s driving habits through a series of math problems, and develop suggestions to meet the transportation challenges of the future.

Parking lot full of cars shows Americans' dependence on car culture

Features of This Resource

  • Math-science integration lesson
  • Students as problem solvers – they develop ways to meet future transit challenges

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