Posts Tagged ‘infographic’

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 28th, 2011 - 6:05 pm § in Miscellaneous

Turn Your Life into an Infographic

There are many reasons why infographics can serve education — why they have served education. Of course, one of the most compelling is that the concepts gives learners one more way to express their learning. According to the Bit Rebels blog entry… There is no question that people lately [...]

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[...]

April 20th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Humanities

Interactive Infographic of the World’s Best Countries

This is one of the best infographics I’ve seen.  You select from among the countries, arranged by a ranking index.  The graphic shows the rating for each of the following categories of national health: education, health, quality of life, economic dynamism, and political environment. Like wit[...]

April 13th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in featured, Humanities

A History of the World in 100 Seconds

This is a wonderful video infographic that represents written history from 499BC to the present. Wikipedia includes 14,238 articles with historic events and map coordinates. As part of Mat Patterson’s History Hackaday, Gareth Lloyd and Tom Martin constructed this dramatic show. From GarethR[...]

April 11th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in featured, STEM

Solar System Scope

Not all infographics can be printed on paper. Some can move and some are interactive, like this project, brought to my attention by Andrew Vande Moere’s in Information Aesthetics. You have a 3D map of the Solar System, that you can flick around, and even zoom in on planets and other astronomic[...]

April 7th, 2011 - 1:01 pm § in Data Sources

UNESCO Institute for Statistics – data from around the world

This is a broad set of data describing education around the world. Example of tables include: Demographic and economic data Enrollment by grade Repeaters by grade Teaching Staff School Life Expectancy ..and much more. There is a somewhat difficult to decode method for customizing your tables, but I [...]