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The Price and Popularity of Solar Panel Installation

The cost of solar installation has plummeted over the last decade. How has that impacted solar power's popularity? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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World Population Living in Extreme Poverty, 1820-2015

How many people are living in extreme poverty across the world? How has that changed over time? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Comparing Number of Births & Number of Deaths in the US

Births have declined over the years, whereas number of deaths have gone up with the population. Still, the number of births generally outnumber the deaths. When did that change? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Sex Ratio by Industry (US)

Are there more women than men working in particular industries in the US?* Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections. As a caution, this presents data about gender as male/female binary, and is not inclusive of other identities.

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Cost of Minting US Coins: Pennies, nickels cost more than their face value

Pennies and nickels cost more to produce than their face value! How much more? (Includes a follow-up task about calculating how much it costs to make a dollar's worth of each coin) Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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The Deadliest Weather: Fatalities Due to Extreme Weather in the US (2018)

What are the deadliest weather vents in the US? And why is 'wind' separate from 'hurricanes' and 'tornadoes'? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Baseball: Exit Velocity as a Measure of Hitting Potential

In 2015, MLB started measuring player's "exit velocity" as a way to predict power hitters. What is this stat, and how does it work? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Cost of Tuition at a Public University in Ohio Compared with Potential Minimum Wage Earnings, 1981 – 2020

How does the cost of tuition at a public university in Ohio compare with what a student might earn working a minimum wage job? How has this relationship changed over time? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.