1. Watch the following video about infographics:
- What facts stood out to you? Why?
- Based on the video you just watched, what is your definition of "infographic"?
2.) Watch this animated infographic about "If the World Were 100 People"
Add a post to this padlet by double-clicking anywhere on the screen, title it with your name, and answer the following questions:
- What information does this infographic give?
- What does it NOT say?
- What context or background knowledge do you need to fully understand this graphic?
- What are the pros and cons of using an infographic to present data like this?
3. Watch the first 12 minutes of David McCandless' TED Talk "The Beauty of Data Visualization."
In your GoogleDoc, take notes on the following question:
- What are important considerations when visualizing information?
- What information does the graphic give you?
- What does the infographic NOT say?
- What about it captures your attention?
- Is your graphic presenting absolute or relative data?
- How could this infographic be improved?
Group 1: World Octopus Day (Last Name A-C)
Group 2: Obesity (Last Name D-F)
Group 3: 60 Seconds (Last Name G-I)
Group 4: Earth Day (Last Name J-L)
Group 5: Pinterest (Last Name M-O)
Group 6: Parks and Recreations (Last Name P-R)
Group 7: The Arts (Last Name S-U)
Group 8: Diabetes (Last Name V-Z)
5. Exit Ticket:
- What did you learn about infographics this period?
- What are three important things to consider when creating an infographic, based on what you learned?
- Infographics Pro/Con Padlet
- Notes on McCandless TED Talk
- Group Infographic Analysis
- Exit Ticket