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Report of new research findings Sometimes in Science in Society we use newspaper articles just to stimulate interest or to introduce a human story but careful evaluation of the story is often a worthwhile activity.
Give out an article and get students to use the questions below to frame the evaluation.
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Most articles will not provide answers to all these questions. What conclusions are suggested by the headline or introduction? Who did the investigation, what is their reputation?
Give out a second article on the same story and allow students to make a comparison of the two versions.