Early this year, in English 10, you researched and delivered speeches related to controversial topics. In your annotated bibliographies, you were asked to evaluate the credibility of your sources based on author expertise and/or evidence of research conducted (experts quoted/sources noted). In science, it is particularly important to establish the expertise within a related scientific field. We can look for that evidence
Let's practice looking for evidence of an author's credentials.
What is pseudoscience?
In the guide, Uncover Media Bias. In particular, make use of the "red flags" of bias (also listed in the right hand column). As you read, highlight these indicators in your own research articles for careful consideration.
Asking Essential Questions
CONSIDER: How might a habit of asking questions encourage real science?
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