Teachers help students learn to sort credible information from misinformation using very brief activities (“bellringers”) in which students investigate a claim on the internet. In the process they learn what makes sources credible. A list of claims for students to investigate is included. Ten minutes in class can be enough. (November 2023)

Level(s): Middle, High
Discipline(s): Biology, Chemistry, Physics, 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