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BIOL 1A: Energy & Matter

Exploring Energy and Matter

Question authority by duncan c is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 and Question everything by TijsB is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

In-Class Activity: 8:30

Consider the following for the in-class activity:
Authority:
  • Education? 
  • Experience?
Objectivity:
  • Does the author, publication, or institution have a particular point of view in relation to this topic?
  • Does the author make an effort to present a balanced point of view in order to account for bias?

In your groups, you will evaluate the authority and objectivity of the 3 sources below. Skim the sources and then do your research. In the Padlet below, your team will need to summarize in a few words your evaluation of each source. Only one pad needs to be added per team for each source.

Made with Padlet

Made with Padlet

Made with Padlet

In-Class Activity: 10:20

Consider the following for the in-class activity:
Authority:
  • Education? 
  • Experience?
Objectivity:
  • Does the author, publication, or institution have a particular point of view in relation to this topic?
  • Does the author make an effort to present a balanced point of view in order to account for bias?

In your groups, you will evaluate the authority and objectivity of the 3 sources below. Skim the sources and then do your research. In the Padlet below, your team will need to summarize in a few words your evaluation of each source. Only one pad needs to be added per team for each source.

Made with Padlet

Made with Padlet

Made with Padlet