Growing Zones in the US (1981 – 2040, expected)
graph from Nadja Popovich/New York Times; slow reveal by DaNel Hogan (@TheSTEMAZingPro) and Mabel Rivera (@ms_riveraAZ)
(Slide Deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: map/infographic
Source: Popvich, Nadja. “How Climate Change May Affect the Plants in Your Yard.” New York Times: May 23, 2019.
Also: New York Times, “What’s Going On in This Graph: Growing Zones.” New York Times. April 1, 2021.
Potential Math Content: maps, infographics, choropleth map
Potential Content Connections: climate crisis, climate change, temperature, plants, ecosystems, ecology