Incarcerated Americans, 1920-2014
courtesy of Brian (@_b_p)
Brian wrote about using this graph with his class (November 16, 2018).
(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: line graph, stacked area graph
Source: Wikipedia – Incarceration in the United States, retrieved March 8, 2020
Potential Math Content: scatterplot, bivariate data, positioning data, examining trends, shape of data, line of best fit, calculus, area under a curve, exponential growth
Potential Content Connections: prison, incarceration, social justice