#savetheplanet, bar graph

Human Causes of California Wildfires (2016)

Human Causes of California Wildfires (2016)
graph from DynaMath; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@jennalaib)

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

Type of Graph: bar graph

Source: Baard, Eric. “Wildfire Watch: Learn the stats behind these deadly natural disasters.” DynaMath: November 2020.

Additional Paired Texted/Resources:

  • National Geographic, “Wildfires 101.” YouTube: published on October 23, 2017.
  • CBC News Kids, “How Canada‚Äôs wildfires are connected to climate change.” CBC News Kids: July 26, 2021.
  • Children’s Hospital Colorado, “Tips for Talking to Kids about Wildfires.”

Potential Math Content: bar graphs, scale along the y-axis, categorical data

Potential Content Connections: #savetheplanet, wildfires, climate change, humans and the environment

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