As prices plunge, people have been installing more solar power panels across the US.
graph from Scholastic Math; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@jennalaib)
(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: line graph
Source: Bleicher, Ariel. “Solar Power Boom.” Scholastic Math: April 9, 2018.
Additional Paired Texted/Resources:
- Renewable Energy World. “Solar Energy for Kids.”
- Bill Nye. “How Stuff Works: Solar Energy.” Youtube.
Potential Math Content: line graphs, observing trends, comparing data sets, estimating values
Potential Content Connections: climate change, climate crisis, renewable energy