Students learn to evaluate sources for credibility. The lesson focuses on reasons that people put false or misleading information on the internet, criteria for differentiating fake news from credible news, and practice evaluating the credibility of information found on the internet. Some items are science-related; others are not. Source: Common Sense Education

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

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