Lesson: From Snake Oil to Penicillin
Evaluating websites is very important in the Internet age since anyone can produce a website.
Objective is to have students understand how to evaluate information on a website.
Here is a government produced website with lots of helpful handouts
Use handouts in class and have students follow the directions. Have them go to some of the websites suggested on the handouts.
Connections to Standards:
Time needed to teach:
Evaluating credibility, bias