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World Cup Player Heights

How tall are professional soccer players? This graph -- the first box plot on Slow Reveal Graphs -- explores whether height may be advantageous for different positions in soccer/football. Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

*social justice, bar graph, line graph

Vaping Up a Storm 3: E-cigarette ads and teen e-cigarette use

As more dollars were spent on e-cigarette advertising, e-cigarette use amongst teens rose dramatically. This double y-axis graph, that is both a bar and a line graph, reveals a disturbing trend. Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

bar graph, double bar graph

Comparing the number of mass shootings in the US (by race) with the number of words used in coverage by the NYTimes

How does the number of mass shootings, broken down by race, compare with the average number of words the NYTimes used to cover the story? Click to access the slide deck, and learn more about math & content connections.

*social justice, blog

First #slowrevealgraph Special Collection: Incarceration in the United States

The US prison system is broken. The data around who is impacted, and why, is devastating. ...and our students deserve to know about it.  Educator Connie Rivera (con2ward at aol.com / @Rivera_Con) gifted us with a collection of slow reveal graphs linked to a unit called "Disproportionate Incarceration: Graphing, Proportional Reasoning, and Social Justice." Over the… Continue reading First #slowrevealgraph Special Collection: Incarceration in the United States