Posts Tagged ‘science’

November 7th, 2013 - 1:43 pm § in STEM

A Visualization of Science “Brain Drain”

This is one of the infographics that is not so easy to read, but well worth the effort.  It maps out the flow of scientific research talent across 16 countries.  Created by information designer, Giorgia Lupi and here team in Italy, as a follow-up to several celebrated graphics (this and this[...]

February 19th, 2013 - 11:05 pm § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, STEM

My, How Big Our Cars have Gotten

It’s no secret that there are larger cars on the roads now. The majority of cars on the road where I live are SUVs, and several decades ago these didn’t even exist. Your students may not be able to imagine a time when they were unable to stand up in their cars. But ask you […][...]

February 4th, 2013 - 1:01 am § in IGAD, STEM, STEM

Solar System

The Solar System is very complicated. A classic science project is to create a representation of the Solar System, but it is nearly impossible to create a fully accurate representation. According to this infographic, the sun would be the size of a large bouncy ball, the largest planet, Saturn, would[...]

June 12th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, STEM

Some Like it Hot

Every with more than a basic education knows some things about the sun. It is hot, it is big, and when it is hidden, it is dark outside. But how hot is it, how big is it, and how exactly does light the Earth, especially from that far away? This infographic shares this information, and […][...]

February 2nd, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, STEM

A Map of Science

This infographic has been around for quite some time. But I was reminded of it, while listening to a podcast, of a talk delivered by Stephen Downes (Downes, 2010). It’s one of those truly brilliant works that delivers an incredibly essential and disruptive message, especially to education. Con[...]

January 10th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Visualizations, Health, Humanities, STEM

High-resolution maps of science

  Ask any scientist (which I consider as anyone interested in science) and they will tell you that the science one learns in school is relevant to each other. For instance, the chemical formulations learned about in Chemistry create and change physical entities which one may learn about in Biol[...]

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[...]