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Library - Learning + Information skills: Step 3 - Gathering/selecting

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BE AWARE – WHAT YOU READ ON THE INTERNET IS NOT ALWAYS TRUE!!!!! Try these 4 sites. Make a comment on each as to how accurate you think each is.

1.  www.nobelprize.org/educational         …………………………………

2.  www.eggheads.org                                …………………………………

3.   www.dhmo.org                                       …………………………………

  1. Look at the logo in the top left corner. Write the name of the organisation responsible for the website. ……………………………….
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the home page. When was the site last updated?  ……………………………
  3. Scroll back up to the menu. Select the last item: What is dihydrogen Monoxide? Complete these sentences that appear on the page:

 Dihydrogen monoxide is linked to _ _ _   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

 Some call Dihydrogen monoxide the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _   _ _ _ _ _

 Athletes use Dihydrogen monoxide to enhance p _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _. Dihydrogen monoxide has been found in our _ _ _ _ _ _ ,    lakes   oceans and streams.

 Thousands _ _ _ each year after inhaling Dihydrogen monoxide.

  1. Look at the information below the ACME KLEIN BOTTLE ad bar. There is ONE sentence that gives you a clue as to the true nature of this website. Can you find it? Write the 5 word sentence here.

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  1. What is the everyday name we use for dhmo? (Answer does not appear in website! You have to work it out from your answers above!)

Do your own research  ......................................................................

4. http://zapatopi.net/blog/?post=200909288040.tree_octopuses_among_the_stars 

What are the problems with this site?

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