#savetheplanet, line graph

The Arctic Ice Cover is Receding

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)

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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

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