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It's All the News: Critiquing Evidence and Claims

Science Scope -- February 2002

To develop their ability to critique scientific claims, students evaluate the science behind articles on a fictitious Internet tabloid. Students critique the scientific claims, then make recommendations for ways to improve the credibility of the publication. Even though the context is fabricated, students like the idea of helping a science tabloid to become a respected science journal.
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