FUTURES was designed to motivate interest in mathematics by showing students that math is the language of the future–and a passport to creative and rewarding jobs in fields ranging from fashion and skateboard design to architecture and space exploration.
Futures with Jaime Escalante: Environmental Science and Technology (grades 9-12)
Some of the most promising careers of the future will solve the pollution problem. Locations include New York City’s 2,400 acre Freshkills Landfill and the renowned recycling program in the City of Seattle. Also featured: Amazon rain forest specialists, a “garbage anthropologist,” and the unique work of musicologist Bernie Krause, who records and catalogs the sounds of nature. Classroom guest: Olivia Newton John.
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