Cherry Blossoms in Kyoto: what does the trends suggest?
slow reveal by Mark Chubb (@MarkChubb3), graph from Washington Post
(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: scatterplot
Source: Samenow, Jason, “Japan’s Kyoto cherry blossoms peak on earliest date in 1,200 years, a sign of climate change.” Washington Post: March 29, 2021.
Potential Math Content: scatterplot, line of best fit, patterns, developing theories about why, estimating values
Potential Content Connections: climate change