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’s 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