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Learning to Think Globally

There is a popular bumper sticker slogan which advises us to 'Think Globally, Act Locally'. But what does it really mean to 'think globally'? One meaning could be to try to estimate the global consequences of the things you do. Here is one way to go about this.

Author(s):

Steve Frolking, Steve FrolkingLynn Rosentrater, Lynn Rosentrater

Date Accepted: 1999-07-12 Grade Group: High School (9-12) Benchmarks: M3.4.4 S15.4.6 S18.4.3 S8.4.5 Keywords: thinking globally estimating significant figures Microsoft Word: 04_25_99_1.docx PDF Document: 04_25_99_1.pdf