Heartbeats per minute and body weight of different species
graph from Steve Jenkins; slow reveal by Jenna Laib
(Slide Deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: pictograph
Visualization Source: Jenkins, Steve. Animals by the Numbers. Harper Collins, 2016.
- Big Blue Live on BBC One. “Blue whale’s amazing giant heart stats – Big Blue Live: Preview – BBC One.” YouTube: August 21, 2015. (CW: shows actual hearts from specimens)
Potential Math Content: pictographs, scale, weight, measurement, noticing trends, making conjectures
Potential Content Connections: animals, biology, anatomy