Why do we evaluate sources of information? How do we judge the quality of information? What role do our emotions and biases play in judging information? How can we respect each other while disagreeing?
- DAY 1 CLASS ACTIVITIES
- DAY 2 CLASS ACTIVITIES
DIRECTIONS: 1) Click the link(s) for your assigned article (below). 2) Open this Google form and answer questions about your link.
- ARTICLE A: Tonic to kill any infection
- ARTICLE CR: Onions as a detoxifier
- ARTICLE P: Lemon water and detoxification
- ARTICLE S: Fast food
- ARTICLE X: Turmeric and dementia AND Bananas and cancer (two links)
- ARTICLE Z: Lemons and disease prevention
DIRECTIONS: 1) Pretend that you are doing a project on food safety. 2) Go to this article. 3) Click the link below that matches your group’s assigned section of the SCRAP Test.
DIRECTIONS: 1) Your guiding question is, “How concerned should we be about the danger of an asteroid strike?” 2) Click the link(s) for your assigned article (below). 3) Open this Google form and answer questions about your link.
- ARTICLE 1: Stardate: “What is the chance of Earth being hit by a comet or asteroid?”
- ARTICLE 2: Scientific American: “NASA Offers New Plan to Detect and Destroy Dangerous Asteroids”
- ARTICLE 3: Daily Star: “Earth will be hit by asteroid with 100% CERTAINTY – space experts warn”
- ARTICLE 4: Science Alert: “Asteroid on Course to Earth Was Spotted Just Hours Before It Hit The Atmosphere”
- ARTICLE 5: The Sun: “DEEP IMPACT Could an asteroid strike Earth? Seven terrifying ways that asteroids could wipe out life on our planet revealed”
- ARTICLE 6: Express UK: APOCALYPSE FEARS: “Asteroid WILL hit Earth with millions heading towards planet NOW”
DIRECTIONS: 1) Choose one of these vocabulary words from today’s lesson: Bias, Loaded Language, Misinform, and Objective. 2) For your chosen word, find an online example. If you don’t know what to look for, then try clicking links from our Day 1 and Day 2 activities. You may use one of those articles as your example. 3) Click the link for your Earth Science Block: Block 2 Padlet Block 4 Padlet 4) Click the pink circle with the plus icon (bottom right corner of the page), then type: Your name Your vocabulary word Your example (link, image, etc.) A brief explanation of how your example demonstrates the vocabulary term that you chose (To see an example, look for Ms. Myers’ post on the Padlet)