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Science: Grade 12 Physics: Inquiry: Infographics

About Infographics

What Is An Infographic? by Infographiclabs

Infographics visually represent data, information, knowledge, and arguments.  Infographics tell complex stories by combining a variety of charts, graphs, timelines, and other tools known as assets. They exploit elements of design to synthesize large amounts of information, to point to connections and patterns, using visual strategies that make it easy for the viewer to digest and understand. 

Assessment and Rubrics

Research and Synthesis

  • Scope of topic clearly defined
  • Inquiry clearly stated
  • Information effectively selected and relevant to present message
  • Statistics collected from reliable sources through use of the project LibGuide
  • Information is logically organized so that reader can easily understand message of the data
  • Appropriate and varied charts and images represent data
  • Concise text supports graphics and follows project directions
  • Infographic presents clear conclusion based on data presented

Respect for Intellectual Property

  • Demonstrated respect for Copyright/fair use. 
  • Use of Creative Commons resources or resources from LibGuide
  • Research appropriately documented in Noodletools

Design and Creativity

  • Effective use of metaphor/big picture
  • Effective use of color, font, graphics.
  • Appropriate assets/elements/information types selected to convey messsage of data
  • Graphics organized to clearly communicate thesis and evidence.
  • Evidence of creative thought

Mechanics

No spelling or grammatical errors 

 

Adapted from Dr. Joyce Valenza Infographics LibGuide  with permission. 

8 Steps to Create an Infographic

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