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Charts and Graphs
Free online tool to create charts and graphs
Free with Gmail account. Creates graphs in a manner similar to Microsoft Excel spreadsheets (data goes into the sheet and can be selected to make a graph)
Free online tool to create charts and graphs. This one has a wider range of the types of graphs you can create, including Venn diagrams and tally charts
Free, online. Slightly more complicated to use, but can even create animated line graphs. Works best when you use the URL it generates for the graph, rather than exporting it as an image
Tableau Academic - free license available for for students. Powerful Desktop software for creating data visualizations. Can create a web-based interactive visualization or export to a static image.
Mapping and Timelines
Timeline JS - Easy to use platform for creating interactive timelines. Includes step by step instructions on creating a timeline using a Google sheet to store your data.
Google Maps - My Maps - Google-powered tool for creating simple maps.
Lehigh's ArcGIS Online - Robust web-based mapping tool made available to Lehigh students. See this tutorial for Getting Started with ArcGIS.