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Mathalicious: Transformers
Mathalicious

In this lesson, students identify and categorize the different transformations that occur when a user manipulates a smartphone screen.

Carnegie STEM Girls: Economist
Carnegie STEM Girls

Economists study the world’s resources and how they are distributed to provide the services we use or the things we buy.

Mathalicious: Crop and Trade
Mathalicious

In this lesson, students use linear relationships and proportional reasoning to explore comparative advantage and the risks and benefits of trade.

Carnegie STEM Girls: Auditor
Carnegie STEM Girls

Auditors are a type of accountant in charge of verifying the financial records of companies.

Freeport - McMoRan: Dig Into Mining - Economic Feasibility Study
Freeport - McMoRan

In this activity, students will analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world problems.

Mathalicious: Pyramid of Sleaza
Mathalicious

In this lesson, students learn about how pyramid schemes work, and use geometric sequences to model the (exponential!) growth of a pyramid scheme over time.

Carnegie STEM Girls: Accountant
Carnegie STEM Girls

Accountants are all about the Benjamins!

Freeport - McMoRan: Dig Into Mining - Innovation in Mining
Freeport - McMoRan

In this activity, students will learn about the costs associated with operating a mine and how technology can help to
reduce the costs in three areas; energy, resources, and safety.

Mathalicious: Loan Ranger
Mathalicious

This lesson focuses on the basics of borrowing with a credit card including interest rates, monthly compounding intervals, and different payback options.

The University of Arizona Cooper Center for Environmental Learning: Sew True 2020 | Sustainabilit...
The University of Arizona

Cooper Center Outreach Team organized a panel discussion about sustainability in the apparel industry, inspired in part by the documentary The True Cost.

StarTalk: When Science Crashes the Party
StarTalk

Actress, comedian, and political activist Janeane Garofalo joins the show to lay out the political theater as she sees it, and cedes no ground on whether scientific issues should ever be a topic of partisan debate.

Mathalicious: Gobbler's Dilemma
Mathalicious

In this lesson, students use retail stores and logic to examine the classic case of the Prisoner’s Dilemma, and decide whether there is hope that the people might be able to reclaim Turkey Day.

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