Kaisa Taipale informed me that it is the year of the mathematics of planet earth. Kaisa has created a website (http://www.earthcalculus.com) with various resources for calculus regarding earth. Some of these include
- Aquifers and Rate of Change
- Drugs in Our Waterways
- Group Work and a Power Function for Atmospheric Pressure
Some of the resources include sample worksheets, teaching philosophy, etc. Kaisa welcomes suggestions from graduate students (or anyone interested in the topic).