*social justice, line graph

Rate of Left-Handedness in the US: Stigma & Society

Rate of Left-Handedness in the United States
graph from Chris Ingraham/the Washington Post; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@JennaLaib)

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

Type of Graph: line graph

Source: Ingraham, Christopher. “The Surprising Geography of American Left-Handedness.” (The Washington Post, September 22, 2015)

A final slide reveals a parallel between the rise of left-handedness and the rise of people identifying as LGBTQ+. Learn more below.

Paired Texted/Resources:

Potential Math Content: line graph, percentages, shape of data, developing theories about why, change over time

Potential Content Connections: culture, LGBTQ+ or queer issues

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