This short activity presents two articles about climate change from the same online news outlet and asked which is a more reliable source. Students must identify who is behind the articles and consider potential conflicts of interest to evaluate the articles successfully. Source: Civic Online Reasoning (COR) at Digital Inquiry Group (Registration required.)

Level(s): Elementary, Middle, High
Discipline(s): Earth Science, General Science
# of Periods: 1
Lesson Plan? Yes
Classroom Ready? Yes
Students Actively Practice? Yes

Categories: For Educators, Grades: High, Grades: Middle, Instructional Materials, Science