Scientific misinformation abounds online. In this lesson, students read laterally by opening new browser tabs to investigate whether three organizations are trustworthy sources of information about renewable energy. This lesson was designed for science classrooms and could be taught in a variety of courses. Source: Civic Online Reasoning (COR) at Digital Inquiry Group (Registration required.)

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

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