Coronavirus trends

Johns Hopkins University of Medicine has a team that maintains current maps and data about the Coronavirus.  They record changes and show trends of the virus activity throughout the World. Enjoy exploring the data, all of the visual mappings, and then delve into our activity.

Clicking on the image below will take you to Johns Hopkins current and interactive graphic showing where each state in the U.S. is today.

https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/data/new-cases-50-states

What can you see in this graphic?  What do you notice?  What can you infer?

This is an opportunity for students and families to examine a weighted graphic and consider the implications.  Students judge the rise and fall of the statistics and try to predict the future of this infection.

The activity: CoronavirusDataGraphic.pdf

CCSS: 6.SP.B, 6.RP.A, 7.RP.A, 7.SP.A, 8.SP.A, HSMD, HSS.IC, MP2, MP3, MP4, MP7

For members we have an editable Word docx, an Excel sheet with some of our calculations, and solutions.

CoronavirusDataGraphic.docx    Population&casesVirus.xlsx    CoronavirusDataGraphic-solution.pdf

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