*social justice, line graph

Causes of Deaths in Children and Adolescents in the US

Deaths per 100,000 Children and Adolescents in the US
graph from Jason E. Goldstick, Ph.D., Rebecca M. Cunningham, M.D., and Patrick M. Carter, M.D.; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@JennaLaib)

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)

Type of Graph: line graph

Source: Toldstick JE, Cunningham RM, Carter PM. “Current Causes of Death in Children and Adolescents in the United States.” The New England Journal of Medicine: April 20, 2022.

Paired Text:
Ries, Julia. “Texas School Shooting: Guns are the Top Cause of Death for U.S. Children.” Healthline: May 25, 2022

Potential Math Content: line graph, meaning of point of intersection, ratios, estimating slope

Potential Content Connections: safety, policy, health, US history

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