Earth Algebra: College Algebra With Applications to Environmental Issues
This innovative approach to college algebra focuses on modeling (primarily by curve fitting) real data related to environmental issues such as global warming and the greenhouse effect. Intended for a course requiring the use of a graphing calculator, this text's emphasis on group work builds student confidence and engages them in critical thinking and decision making.
Schaufele, Christopher, Nancy Zumoff, Marlene Sims, and Stan Sims. Earth Algebra: College Algebra With Applications to Environmental Issues. 3rd ed. Boston: Pearson Custom Pub, 2003. Print.