A quick activity providing students with examples of misinformation related to weather events. Students must determine the type of misinformation in each case, which may require prior instruction about types of misinformation (a lesson is available). This is part of Checkology, an e-learning platform that allows teachers to design custom courses using their library of lessons. Source: Checkology (News Literacy Project) (Registration required.)

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

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