Every year, Ottawa's Rideau Canal Skateway (a UNESCO world heritage site) is host the world's longest skateway! But not in 2023. How unusual is this? How long have other seasons been? (slow reveal by @scottwestwell)
Tag: interpreting values
Heartbeats per Minute and Body Weight of Different Species
What do you notice about the relationship between the size of an animal the number of heartbeats it has per minute?
Ozone Depleting Substance Emissions, 1960-2016
Finally: a climate crisis success story! Why don't we hear about the ozone anymore? And what caused the ozone-depleting substance emissions to dramatically decrease across the world?
Comparing Career Points Scored with Minutes Played of Top 100 Active NBA Scorers (as of Jan 31, 2023)
How does the number of points NBA players score compare with their number of minutes played? Who has the most impressive ratio to minutes to points?
Sales-per-store for Fast Food Franchises in the US
Some fast food places seem like they are everywhere! Walk another block in the city, and you hit another one. Are they all profitable? Which franchises are the most profitable fast food businesses per location?
The Income You Need to Purchase a Home in Canada
How much income do you need to purchase a home in Canada? And can a typical family afford the typical home? (graph from Mandy Lam/@datawithprofmandy on insta)
Google Trends: When do people want to know how many tablespoons are in a cup?
When do people google the conversion from tablespoons to cups? What trends do you notice? What does this mean about what Americans are doing? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.
The Issues Most Likely to Start a Thanksgiving Argument (2014 and 2017)
What issues were likely to start a Thanksgiving argument in 2014 compared with 2017? What about now? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: Balloon length
How long are the parades in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.