1. A student has to write a report about the causes of the rebellion in Libya for a Political Science class. Which source is the best place to start?
News article from the New York Times about background on the Libyan rebellion
2. A mother of a sick toddler is looking for advice on when to take her child to the doctor. She should trust info from:
The American Academy of Pediatrics’ website
3. A student is trying to remember the name of an actor in a movie she recently saw. Which one of these would be an acceptable source for this type of research?
Official website for the movie
4. A student has to research the problem of gang violence among teenagers in large cities. Which source will provide the most reliable information for her project?
A scholarly article from the Criminal Justice database available through her school library
5. A student is looking for up-to-date statistics about obesity in children and school lunch programs. Which source would provide the most current, reliable information?
An editorial from the Washington Post that cites statistics and then argues that obesity rates are the fault of parents, not school lunches
6. I chose my answer in question 1 because:
A news article would be the best place to start about researching the rebellion in Libya and may provide additional resources for the research to expand.
7. I chose my answer in question 2 because:
The American Academy of Pediatrics website would provide the most accurate and up to date information.
8. I chose my answer in question 3 because:
The official website of the movie would certainly have the information of who the actors are in the movie.
9. I chose my answer in question 4 because:
The scholarly website from the Criminal Justice of the school library would have the most reliable information.
10. I chose my answer in question 5 because:
An editorial post from the Washington Post with statistics would be the best choice to argue over the obesity of...