# Data Presentation

• ### Cartoon: Low Expectations

A humorous cartoon that might be usefult to discuss the meaning of "Expectations" in the graph shown and how best to display the information provided in the two graphs if the relationship between expectations and sales is paramount. The cartoon was created by American cartoonist Jon Carter.

• ### Cartoon: Data Tattoos

A tattoo to introduce a unit on visualizations. One of the data visualizations is of a pie chart with percentages that add up to over 100% so a teacher might ask a class if they see any errors in the tattoos (as with most cartoons axes are not labelled so that can be another point of discussion). The cartoon was drawn by American cartoonist Jon Carter in 2014.

• ### Cartoon: Downstairs Chart

A humorous cartoon that can be used in discussing time series plots and the dangers of extrapolation. The cartoon was drawn by American cartoonist Jon Carter in 2017.

• ### Cartoon: Jerry the Outlier

A humorous cartoon to initiate a conversation about scatterplots, the strength of linear relationships and the effect of outliers. The cartoon was drawn by American cartoonist Jon Carter in 2014.

• ### Cartoon: Math Concert

A cartoon that can be used to discuss the expression for a simple linear equation (Y=mx+b). The cartoon was drawn by American cartoonist Jon Carter in 2013.

• ### Cartoon: Novelty Chart Hat

A humorous cartoon to initiate a conversation about time series plots. The cartoon was drawn by American cartoonist Jon Carter in 2017.

• ### Cartoon: Prison Data Projects

A humorous cartoon to initiate a conversation about the appropriate graphic to use in printing different types of data. In the cartoon, the prisoner objects to only being allowed to use bar graphs in prison data projects. Looking at the graphic on the poster on the wall, a teacher might ask their students what type of data would be appropriate for what the bar graph is trying to show. The cartoon was drawn by American cartoonist Jon Carter in 2017.

• ### Cartoon: Repair Budget Graph

A humorous cartoon to initiate a conversation about interpreting a time series plot (e.g. discussing trend versus random components). The cartoon was drawn by American cartoonist Jon Carter in 2014.

• ### Cartoon: Tax Software Sizzle

A humorous cartoon to initiate a conversation about the importance of using graphics for a purpose  in order to show important features of data and not just to add sizzle. The cartoon was drawn by American cartoonist Jon Carter in 2015.

• ### Cartoon: Visual Data Speaking

A humorous cartoon to initiate a conversation about how graphs are an efficient "language" for describing data. The cartoon is drawn by American cartoonist Jon Carter in 2015.