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Climate Change: Web Resources

Climate Change

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Websites

Pew Research Center

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Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. We do not take policy positions.

5 W's for Website Evaluation

 

  Who - ►Authority?   

Who is the author?

Are they an expert in this field? 

 Is a biography of the author included?

Does the author list references?

 

What - ►Reliability?

Is the information supported by evidence?

Can you find this information by other sources?

When? -  ►Currency?

How recently was the information published?

Is this site updated and how often?

Where?

Where does the information come from?

Is it a reputable site- .org .edu .gov?

Where can I find out more about the sponsors?

Why? - ►Purpose/ Point of View?

Why was it written?

Is there a bias to try to sway opinion?

Is the author selling something?

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