Desmos, pictograph

Dinosaur Fossil Finds (by continent)

Dinosaur Fossil Finds (LINK)
courtesy of Jenna Laib (@jennalaib)

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

–> Added May 8, 2020: DESMOS version 
(designed for asynchronous distance learning)

Type of Graph: pictograph

Source: Jenkins, Steve. Dinosaurs: By The Numbers. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019. page 17

dinosaur fossil discoveries

Potential Math Content: pictograph, place value (number of 10s)

Potential Content Connections: dinosaurs, continents, geography, fossils, paleontology



*Implicit to this graph may be that more fossils are found where researchers are, and that places like North America have disproportionately high funding for research universities.

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