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October 18th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, STEM

Urban Density & Transport Related Energy Consumption…

Alex Steffen used this chart in his TED talk, The Shareable Future of Cities, where he makes the point that the more densely we live (urban), the less energy we require. Steffen uses a line graph to show the relationship between city density and transportation energy consumption. He also colors the [...]

August 29th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Humanities

Top Ten Cheapest World Petrol Prices

Here is one of those, “Why’s that?” infographics from the Daily Statistic. ¬†Why are prices cheaper in Carracas and Riyadh, and so much more expensive in London and Oslow? ¬†Another way that this infographic might be used in math is to ask students to figure out how and then conver[...]

April 25th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in STEM

How Renewable Energy is Working for Hawaii

It’s a corporate infographic, so that angle has to be factored in — perhaps a good place to practice the art of asking questions about the answer you see. From the infographic… Hawaii is one of the most fossil fuel-dependent States in the nation, but the Hawaiian Clean Energy Initi[...]