Some introductory resoruces for Investigate performance task on the concept of Data Visualizations

Here are two quick resources that can be used for an introduction to the concept of data visualizations as part of the investigate performance task.  The first is a 1 Minute and 45 second video entitled "The Value of Visualization" which can be found on Vimeo at: .  The second resource is a company called Tableau that you can reach at  They have quite a few white papers on the topics of Big Data, Data Visualizations, and related topics.  One publication I came across entitled "The Five Most Influential Data Visualzations of All Time" looks like something very interesting to share with students again as a introduction to data visualization and why it is important.  You can download it for free at:

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