Physical Infographics

Created by Cynthia Graville and Matthew Stevens Topic: How to discover new ways to represent data using the familiar, physical world Materials: Supplies such as colored paper, chalk, balloons, masking tape, markers, plates, and anything else appropriate can be presented to the students to inspire ideas. Large (ideally outdoor) space for students to work Preselected compelling Read More …

Add to the Infographic-Animals

Created by Rob Lamb Time: 20-25 minutes Resources, Materials, Technology: Animal in the house infographic (found here: http://magazine.good.is/infographics/animals-in-the-house) Markers Takeaway: Creating new ways to represent data can be difficult, finding the information you need can be challenging if you do not have a clear idea of what you are looking for. By having students go Read More …

Add to the Infographic-Planets

  Created by Rob Lamb Time: 30-40 minutes Resources, Materials, Technology: Planets infographic Planet information sheet Several different color marker Markers     Take Home: Visualizing data in meaningful concise ways is difficult. Having a plan when you start is crucial. However, if the visualization is just not working it is important to ditch it Read More …

Frankensteining Infographics, Picking the Best Parts of the Brain

Created by Rob Lamb Time: 30-35 minutes Resources, Materials, Technology: Several pieces of brain infographic 11×17 sheet of paper Take Home: Many infographic are useless or repetitive information. The key to being a good consumer of information is separating the important from the chaff.   Lesson Structure and Procedures: Day 1: 30-35 minutes in length Read More …

Infographic Benchmark

Created by: Rob Lamb Time: 45 minutes Resources, Materials, Technology: Laptop Completed Topic Chooser Helper Infographic Benchmark   Take Home: Many infographic are useless or repetitive information. The key to being a good consumer of information is separating the important from the chaff.   Lesson Structure and Procedures: Day 1: 30-35 minutes in length Students Read More …