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International Literacy Rates over Time

How has the world literacy rate changed over time? When did we experienced the greatest gains in literacy, globally? What has influenced these times of increased literacy? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Amazon warehouse workers suffer muscle and joint injuries at a rate 4 times higher than industry peers

At what rate do full-time employees experience muscle and joint injuries at work? How could unionizing impact the data for Amazon workers? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Moving Out: Share of Population (by age) that Rents in Australia

What percentage of Australians rent? How is this trending? Why is it better for the environment if there are more homeowners? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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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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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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Rate of Left-Handedness in the US: Stigma & Society

Left-handedness has long been stigmatized in the US (and other countries). How did the rate of left-handedness seem to change over time? And what is the parallel between the rise of left-handedness and the rise of people identifying as queer? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Prize-Winning Pumpkin Weights

How big are the world's largest pumpkins? What accounts for the rapid growth in size for years? Have we finally peaked with how big we can grow pumpkins? Go inside the world of competitive pumpkin growing... Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Extreme Carbon Inequality: Percentage of CO2 Emissions by Income, Globally

Carbon emissions are fueling our climate crisis, and some people's lifestyles are disproportionately responsible. Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Taiji Cove Hunting Season (Annual Slaughter of Dolphins)

Each year, hundreds of dolphins are killed and captured in Taiji, Japan. What has impacted the annual hunt? (Notice/wonder/feel/act, with resources to encourage activism) Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Comparing Ionospheres of Mars and Earth

What can measuring the amounts of plasma on Mars and Earth tell us about characterizing the environment and evolution of the atmosphere on different planets? This slow reveal graph comes from Dr. Angeline Burrell, from her own research and a paper she co-authored. There are beautiful connections to trigonometry, and this slow reveal is also an example of one that focuses on natural rather than social science. Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Food Deserts: 14 States have Greater than 15% of their Population Living in Food Deserts

More than 39 million Americans live in "food deserts" -- places where residents do not have ample access to fresh fruits and vegetables. Use these graphs to explore this urgent issue. Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

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Correlation or Causation: Chocolate & Nobel Laureates

Does eating chocolate make you smarter? Or does being smarter give you a sweet tooth? Explore correlation and causation with this graph.

Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.