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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.

*social justice, scatterplot

The Importance of Religion Compared with the Level of GDP per Capita

How does the importance of religion within a country compare with their level of GDP per capita? What do the outliers tell us about correlation vs causation? What DOES cause a country to get richer? 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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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.