#savetheplanet, bar graph, double bar graph

Koalas Clinging to a Tree: A Novel Way to Cool Off

Tree-hugging koala demonstrate a novel thermoregulatory mechanism for arboreal mammals
graph from a scientific paper in Biology Letters; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@jennalaib)

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

Type of Graph: double bar graph

Source: Briscoe NJ, Handasyde KA, Griffiths SR, Porter WP, Krockenberger A, Kearney MR. “Tree-hugging koalas demonstrate a novel thermoregulatory mechanism for arboreal mammals.Biology Letters. 2014 Jun;10(6):20140235. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0235

Additional Paired Texted/Resources:

Potential Math Content: double bar graph, proportional reasoning

Potential Content Connections: animals, biology, animal adaptations, climate change, science

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