When did plastic production increase the most?

Factful math: Grade 3rd-5th

Math skills: Line graphs

Related Environmental issues: Waste

Plastic pollution has become one of the largest environmental problems in the world. For example, millions of animals are killed by plastic waste every year.

We have produced lots of plastics. In which period, did we produce the most plastic?

ANSWER  F (between 2000 and 2010)

Source: Our World in Data, Plastic Pollution





The objective of Factful Environmental Math Problems is to cultivate our young people’s skills to analyze and evaluate fact-based data for understanding our world, while improving their math skills and critical thinking skills.

With the rise of the Internet and new technology, building skills to analyze and evaluate fact-based data becomes increasingly important for our young people to prepare for this rapidly changing world. These skills minimize their chances of being brainwashed by false information and making uninformed decisions and ultimately help develop their critical thinking skills. (Read more)

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Published: March 26, 2020

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