*social justice, stacked area graph

Incarcerated Americans, 1920-2014

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

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