We have made many trips to the Internet. How can you be sure that the site you are visiting is reliable? When evaluating a web site, at the very least you will want to consider the authority, the accuracy, the perspective or objectivity, and the currency of the information on the web site.
Itinerary For this trip, you are to visit several of the sites below. Your assignment is to make a list of questions you should ask about each category above?
Visit as many of these sites on the Internet about evaluating
Internet sites as you need.
Finding Information on the Internet: A Tutorial
10 C's for Evaluating Internet Resources
Harris, R. Evaluating Internet Research Sources
for Kids (suggested by Julie Kemp)
Questions I should ask about Authority.
Questions I should ask about Accuracy.
Questions I should ask about Perspective.
Questions I should ask about Currency.
Other questions I should ask.
When you have determined the appropriate questions
you should ask about Internet sources, consider print source. Are
the questions any different? What are some of the important questions you
should ask about print sources?