The Length of the Skating Season on the Rideau Canal Skateway in Ottawa
graph from the National Capital Compassion; slow reveal by Scott Westwell (@scottwestwell)
(Slide Deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: bar graph/infographic
Visualization & Data Source: National Capital Commission, “History of the Rideau Canal Skateway.” Accessed March 1, 2023
- National Capital Commission, “The History of the Rideau Canal Skateway.”
- National Capital Commission, “NCC’s efforts to open the Rideau Canal Skateway come to an end.” News Release: February 24, 2023.
- Cecco, Leyland. “‘A part of winter is missing’: Ottawa grieves over lack of canal ice for skating.” The Guardian: March 2, 2023.
- Woods, Michael. “Vigil planned to mourn Rideau Canal Skateway.” CTV News Ottawa: March 1, 2023.
Potential Math Content: time, measurement, estimating values, interpreting values, noticing trends
Potential Content Connections: climate crisis, culture, Canada 🇨🇦