Canva allows students to create a free account and access a number of free templates to plan their work. We spent some time looking at what makes a strong infographic (such as contrasting font color on the background, organizing layout of information, etc) before actually sitting down with our iPads. We also used some guiding questions/statements to help organize our work.
Our three essential questions/statements:
Why should we CARE?
What can we do to HELP?
We need to know MORE!
The infographics will tie in to a larger, overall STEAM project of creating an environmental issues trailer iMovie. See more about that here:
Becker Middle School 7th Grade Science Trailer Project