*social justice, stacked area graph

Estimated Nuclear Warhead Stockpiles (1945-2022)

Estimated Nuclear Warhead Stockpiles (1945-2022)
graph by Max Roser, Bastian Herre and Joe Hasell/Our World in Data; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@jennalaib)

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

Type of Graph: stacked area graph

Source: Max Roser, Bastian Herre and Joe Hasell (2013) – “Nuclear Weapons“. Published online at OurWorldInData.org. Retrieved from: ‘https://ourworldindata.org/nuclear-weapons’ [Online Resource]

Additional Paired Texted/Resources:
Be mindful of students’ anxiety levels around this topic, and the potential threat of nuclear warfare. For that reason, the paired texts for this graph focus on civilians protesting nuclear stockpiles.

Potential Math Content: stacked area graphs, labels, scale along the y-axis

Potential Content Connections: *social justice, war and weaponry, international relations, Cold War, World War II

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