Activity 1: Factitious game
More articles of interest:
Domonoske, C. (23 November 2016). Students have 'dismaying' inability to tell fake news from real, study finds. NPR.org
Finney, D.P. (22 June 2017). 'Death by french fries' talk shows how bad we are at science. Des Moines Register.
Letzter, R. (30 November 2016). A viral story that claimed eating ice cream for breakfast will make you smarter points to a bigger problem in health journalism. Business Insider.
Ryall, J. & Rothwell, J. (23 November 2016). Ice cream for breakfast makes you smarter, Japanese scientist claims. The Telegraph.
Watson, T. (3 July 2017). To test your fake news judgment, play this game. NPR.org
Many of UNI's centers and institutes provide outreach and programming for area schools and the public. A selective list related to science areas is included below.
These tools can help you determine if there are free online (legal!) versions of scholarly articles you want.
Limit by domain name to see results only from .gov sites. Example: robotics site:.gov
Use quotation marks to search for logical phrases. Example: "lesson plan"
Be specific. If you want a curriculum aligned with standards, include those terms in your search. Example: robotics curriculum "standards-aligned" OR robotics curriculum NGSS
Many government agencies have resources for educators (selections linked below). All federal agencies are required to have a website for youth.