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meowmixforkats

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My chemistry teacher wants me to evaluate a website please help Finding and using reliable information on the internet is not only a key to good research it is also not so easy to do. When you look for help on the internet in evaluating websites you can be met with many different sets of criteria and processes. Which is the correct one? In reality the best is to use what you feel meets your needs for a particular purpose, but there should be a core set of standards you think are the most important. For this assessment use the resources given to you to develop your 5 top criteria for evalu

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    Finding and using reliable information on the internet is not only a key to good research it is also not so easy to do. When you look for help on the internet in evaluating websites you can be met with many different sets of criteria and processes. Which is the correct one? In reality the best is to use what you feel meets your needs for a particular purpose, but there should be a core set of standards you think are the most important. For this assessment use the resources given to you to develop your 5 top criteria for evaluating the reliability of information on a website. Then you will be ready to do the following exercise. Pick ONE of the following three websites for evaluation. Your evaluation should be from the perspective, "Would I use this website for authoritative, objective, reliable, current information on (website topic)?" Choose one of these websites for evaluation: Coalition to Ban DMHO ( http://descy.50megs.com/descy/webcred/webcred/dhmo.html) Do Eelskin Wallets Demagnetize Bank Teller Cards? (www.straightdope.com/columns/read/906/do-eelskin-wallets-demagnetize-bank-teller-cards) Martin Luther King Jr. ( http://martinlutherking.org/) Your answer should clearly state: a) the top 5 criteria you used to evaluate the website, b) how your chosen website scores in each of your criteria citing specific examples, and c) your overall recommendation for the use of your chosen website as reliable information.

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