Infographic (NEW: 1 page - comes out of journal)

  • Format/Style
    • Title is clear and encapsulates everything in infographic
    • Proper and professional writing (correct grammar, syntax, etc.)
    • Organized layout → reader must be able to clearly follow graphics/points/steps
      • Help readers visualize/follow some process/list/timeline/etc easily
      • Can be read in <5 min → visual
    • Statistics/facts must be properly cited, no first/second person
      • Citations can go on the back
    • No dimension requirements, but not too large
    • Minimalist but understandable, clear
  • Content
    • 4 categories: process, list, timeline, focus topic
    • Process: describes the steps taken to achieve/produce something
      • Each step must be clearly numbered (unless a cycle)
      • Each step is unique, process can be simplified
    • List: a list of objects relevant to a topic (eg. causes of __)
      • Each element must be clearly defined and explained
    • Timeline: the development of a field of science over time, etc.
      • Dates clearly labeled, explanation of each event on timeline
      • Accurate chronological order
    • Focus Topic - focuses on a specific topic (ex. Molecular Cloning) and presents data on the topic
      • Contain elements such as diagrams, short processes, and small lists
      • Diagrams/images followed by short explanation
    • Clearly defined goal, audience, message
    • Must include graphics that are clear and high definition
    • For diagrams, charts, graphs, maps, etc., there must be text that references them