Not sure what an infographic is? Check out this post: What is an infographic?
Here’s an example from Visual.ly’s site, followed by an explanatory video:
Project Based Learning: As has been discussed here before, Infographics are not only a wonderful deliverable (like a posterboard on steroids), but they are increasingly used professionally. Data visualization as a field has expanded exponentially (and I’m sure there’s a graphic to prove it), and this could be a nice chance for the students to practice and develop some of those skills. The graphic included above is a nice example of how the tool can be used to explain non-data driven content as well.