IMPACT
IMPACT allows students to explore the informative power of data journalism. Students learn about both the data analysis aspect and the storytelling aspect of data journalism; module topics include media bias, misleading statistics, FOIA requests, data in politics, and much more. By the end of the year, each IMPACT student will have contributed to a project that uses data analysis and visualization to profile a UN Sustainable Development Goals. The four umbrella categories students chose from are environment, energy, social justice, and economy. In the IMPACT elective, most student projects focus on no poverty, gender equality, decent work and economic growth, sustainable cities and communities, and climate action. The goal of the IMPACT program is to provide students a stronger understanding of how to find trends and meaning in mass amounts of information.

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Modules from 2020

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01. Welcome to Data Journalism!, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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02. Data Skills, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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03. Visualizations!, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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04. Advanced Plotly, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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05. Stories!, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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06. Style/Persuasion, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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07. Surveys!, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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08. Data Analysis 1, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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09. Back to Journalism!, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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10. Data Visuals!, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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11. Data Analysis 2, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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12. The Art of Interviewing, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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13. Project Module 1, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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14. Project Module 2, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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15. SLX Prep, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Modules from 2019

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01. Welcome to Data Journalism!, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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02. Data Skillz, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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03. Visualizations!, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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04. Advanced Plotly, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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05. Surveys!, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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06. Stories!!!, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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07. Project Module, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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08. Journalism 2, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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09. Wix + Canva, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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10. Obstacle Course!!!, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Modules from 2018

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01. Welcome to Data Journalism!, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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02. Interviewing, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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03. Interview Fair, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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04. Dear Data and Sources, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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05. Data(sets), Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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07. Beginner Skills, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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08. Data Visualizations, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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09. Plotly with Extra Plotly, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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10. Stories!!!, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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11. Data Visuals, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy