What’s Going On in This Graph? | Sept. 15, 2021

These graphs present the typical time not in faculty or work spent per day (in minutes), by age, for May by December 2019 versus the identical interval in 2020.

By Friday morning, Sept. 17, we’ll present the “Reveal” — the graphs’ free on-line hyperlink, further background and questions, shout outs for pupil headlines and Stat Nuggets.

After trying carefully on the graphs above (or at this full-size picture), reply these 4 questions:

What do you discover?

What do you marvel?

How does this relate to you and your neighborhood?

What’s happening in this graph? Create a catchy headline that captures the graphs’ principal thought.

The questions are meant to construct on each other, so attempt to reply them in order.

2. Next, be a part of the dialog on-line by clicking on the remark button and posting in the field. (Teachers of scholars youthful than 13 are welcome to put up their college students’ responses.)

three. Below the response field, there’s an choice to click on on “Email me when my comment is published.” This sends the hyperlink to your response which you’ll share together with your instructor.

four. After you will have posted, learn what others have mentioned, then reply to another person by posting a remark. Use the “Reply” button to deal with that pupil instantly.

On Wednesday, Sept. 15, academics from our collaborator, the American Statistical Association, will facilitate this dialogue from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time.

5. By Friday morning, Sept. 17, we’ll reveal extra details about the graphs, together with a free hyperlink to the article that features these graphs, on the backside of this put up. We encourage you to put up further feedback primarily based on the article, presumably utilizing statistical phrases outlined in the Stat Nuggets.


We’ll put up extra info right here on Thursday afternoon. Stay tuned!


See all graphs in this collection or collections of 60 of our favourite graphs, 28 graphs that train about inequality and 24 graphs about local weather change.

View our archives that hyperlink to all previous releases, organized by matter, graph sort and Stat Nugget.

Learn extra in regards to the discover and marvel educating technique from this 5-minute video and the way and why different academics are utilizing this technique from our on-demand webinar.

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Go to the American Statistical Association Okay-12 web site, which incorporates instructor statistics sources, Census in the Schools student-generated information, skilled growth alternatives, and extra.

Students 13 and older in the United States and the United Kingdom, and 16 and older elsewhere, are invited to remark. All feedback are moderated by the Learning Network employees, however please preserve in thoughts that when your remark is accepted, will probably be made public.