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Understanding: STEM Perspectives

These presentations explore the nature and effects of COVID-19 through the STEM disciplines.

Essential Question
How do we present and interpret data visualizations in a way that is productive and engages people in evidence-based discussion?

We will cover best practices for creating infographics and tips for interpreting and critiquing data visualizations. We will look at COVID-19 infographics and briefly cover how to check for reliable data.

After you have completed the video, please go to the following link. You will use this link for the remainder of the session.

Please explore the links under the column “COVID-19 Data Visualizations”. You may scroll down on this column to reveal even more links. As you are looking through these sites, please select a data visualization that you want to work with, then go to the “Discussion” column (on that page) to read the instructions and participate in a discussion about data visualizations! Post your thoughts on Facebook or Twitter using #COVID19KA.


Day 1: Tuesday, April 21

09:45 - 10:45
Opening Plenary: What Is COVID-19?

11:30 - 12:30
Understanding: STEM Perspectives

Stories of Survival

14:00 - 15:00
Understanding: Arts and Humanities Perspectives

Day 2: Wednesday, April 22

09:30 - 10:30
Overview and Plenary Session

10:30 - 11:15
Synthesis and Application: Guests

11:45 - 12:30
Synthesis and Application: King’s Academy Faculty

13:30 - 14:15
Closing Plenary

Closing Notes and Charge