A popular disaster movie plotline involves a massive comet or equivalent hitting the earth and causing chaos. Disaster films of this type always contain lots of mathematically-based scenarios, which we’ll get into in this tutorial.
Format: 9 page downloadable .PDF file (check out the image for an overview of the pages).
Contents: Tutorial, worksheet and worked solution.
- Math Scenario 1 – Detecting the Comet
- Math Scenario 2 – Nuking the Comet
- Math Scenario 3 – Outrunning the Tsunami
- Real Life Example – Extinction Level Events (E.L.E.)
Curriculum Codes: ACMEM086 | ACMMG224 | ACMNA188 | ACMMM052 | ACMSM119