Why are we studying Geography?
Geography: the study of the natural features of the earth's surface, including topography, climate, soil, vegetation, etc., and people's response to them.
An INFOGRAPHIC (or information graphic) is a visual representation of information, ideas and data. We can see infographics all around us - maps, flow charts, posters, signs - there will be some on your classroom and library walls right now!
Here is an infographic about infographics! Click on the image to go to the website.
Here are 10 Tips for Designing Infographics
Check out this infographic on Christmas trees.
Below is a video that talks more about infographics, showing how complex ideas can be made into simple and appealing diagrams that help us understand the concepts more easily.
Image from: www.localyte.com
Look at these two video interpretations of the book.
As you know, anyone can publish a website. This means that information you find on the net may not be reliable. Use this link to find a quick and easy reference guide for when you want to check the reliability of the source: The Quality Information Checklist
Remember to check the TLD (top level domain):
.edu - educational sites such as schools
.gov - government sites such as Department of Foreign Affairs
.com - commercial sites such as banks and shops
.org - sites from organisations such as charities