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Cherry Blossoms in Kyoto & Climate Change

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

1 thought on “Cherry Blossoms in Kyoto & Climate Change”

  1. I love your graphs!!!! Is there a way to include more line plots for elementary?

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