The Arctic Ice Cover is Receding
graph by Katharina Buchholz/Statista; slow reveal by Steve DuScheid
(Slide Deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Type of Graph: line graph
Visualization Source: Buccholz, Katharina. “Climate Change: Sea Ice Cover in the Arctic is Receding.” Statista: April 15, 2021.
Data Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. “Sea Ice and Snow Cover Extent.” (from the NOAA and the NSIDC)
- Lindsey, Rebecca and Michon Scott. “Climate Change: Arctic sea ice summer minimum.” Climate.Gov: October 18, 2022.
Potential Math Content: noticing trends, time, change over time, shape of data, decimals, large numbers, estimating values, measurement
Potential Content Connections: climate, climate crisis, arctic, inspiring activism, #savetheplanet