Internet Traffic in Iran (September 21, 2022)
graph from David Belson/Cloudflare; slow reveal by Jenna Laib (@jennalaib) with Kevin Oliveira
(Slide Deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: line graph
Source: Belson, David. “Protests spur Internet disruptions in Iran.” Cloudflare: September 22, 2022.
- Iran International Newsroom. “Nationwide Coverage Of Protests In Iran On September 21.”
- VIDEO: The Guardian, “Anti-regime protests intensify following the death of Mahsa Amini in Iran.” Published to YouTube on September 22, 2022.
- Prouxl, Natalia. “Why Iranians are Protesting: New York Times Lesson Plan.” September 29, 2022.
- Fahim, Kareem and Ishaan Tharoor. “After enduring insults and threats, Iranian team exits World Cup.” The Washington Post, November 29, 2022.
Potential Math Content: line graph, slope and steepness, time, time zones (Iran is +3:30 from UTC), comparing two quantities
Potential Content Connections: Iran, political protest (why and how do people protest), government, policy, politics