Discussion 8A – Evaluating Sources
- Watch the video: Video – Earth. Parts – Scientific approach to problems, skepticism, critical thinking
- Choose a topic from the pseudo-science list below or another controversial science topic that interests you.
Note: These links are jumping off points. You will likely need to do some more research to familiarize yourself with these topics before moving on to step 3.
- Find two sources on that subject and answer the questions on the Source Evaluation Checklist for each. One source should be a source you consider persuasive and the other should be one you consider inadequate or not credible. Post your responses to evaluate the source on this discussion board.