Record High Temperature Set at Concordia Station in Antarctica
graph from The Economist; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@jennalaib)
(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: line graph
Source: The Economist’s Graphic Detail. “Parts of Antarctica have been 40°C warmer than their March average.” The Economist: March 24, 2022.
Additional Paired Texted/Resources:
- Baker, Harry. “Alarming heat waves hit Arctic and Antarctica at the same time.” Live Science: March 22, 2022.
- Colucci, Renato R. “A Powerful Heatwave is Affecting a Large part of Antarctica with Unprecedented Warm Temperatures More than 40 degrees Above Average.” Severe Weather Europe: March 20, 2022.
- Patel, Kasha. “Record heat wave in Antarctica brought exceptional snow, rain and melting.” Washington Post: March 23, 2022.
Potential Math Content: line graph, change over time, standard deviation, range, minimum, maximum, statistics, outliers
Potential Content Connections: weather, climate change, climate crisis