Introduction to Infographics Slideshow & Video
Make an Infographic to share the concerns you have around plastics.
Each person will make his or her own infographic, and the group will decide on which one(s) to include in their public product.
Here is the rubric for the infographic.
1. Identify the focus of your infographic. Some possible topics include plastic water bottles, human health, consumption, plastic straws, recycling & plastic in the ocean.
2. Find data. You need at least THREE facts for your infographic. Put these on your Group Electronic Notebook on the Infographic page. Some possible sources of data:
a. Plastic: The Popular Pollutant Reading
b. KQED Plastic Solutions video (not public - I will email you the link
c. The Last Plastic Straw - plastic straws
d. Choose to be Straw Free - plastic straws
d. Plastic Ocean (Ocean Conservancy) - ocean plastic
e. Top Ten Items Found (Ocean Conservancy) - ocean plastic
f. Marine Debris From Land and Sea (Sea Grant) - ocean plastic
g. The Most Dangerous Species in the Mediterranean (Government of Catalonia) - ocean plastic
h. Threats to Wildlife (Ocean Conservancy) - threats to wildlife
i. Ban the Bottle - plastic bottles
j. Plastic Bag Bans: A World Survey (ReuseThisBag.com) - plastic bags
k. Plastic Pollution Coalition - consumption, including plastic bags & bottles & health.
3. Think about your title and design before you get started.
4. Here are some of the sites you can use to make your infographic:
Easel.ly, Piktochart, & Canva.
5. Publish and share. SEE VIDEOS BELOW.
6. Upload it to your Group Electronic Notebook.
Example 1 - Plastic Bottles