• The word infographic is slang for "informational graphic"; any map, chart, or diagram used to analyze an event, object or place.
• This infographic is made with a computer program called Flash. Flash is program for creating interactive features for websites.
Roll over and click onto this graphic. Spend several minutes clicking around and reading the information that pops up. Take notes as you do this.
Write a brief story -- five sentences -- about this infographic. What do you find most surprising and interesting about how people are spending their time?
Link to the website of The New York Times and include a screen grab or image of the infographic. Ms. Moorhead can show you how to do make a screen grap.
Remember to include the basics -- also known as the five W's -- of a news story: