Category Archives: Real-World Math

Deadly Blooms and the Intimidating Box-and-Whisker Plot

Last Thursday at The Marine Mammal Center, where I do volunteer care for sick animals, I attended a scientific presentation called “Not All Blooms Are Beautiful—Some Are Downright Deadly!” Much to my surprise, I arrived at an “aha” math moment, but not before learning about how sea lions may lose their sense of smell … Continue Reading ››