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CHEM 115: Chemical Principles I (Fall 2020) : Class Activities

Handouts for Class

Comparing Sources and Evaluating Information

Think about the following questions with regards to each article:

  1. Who is the audience for this piece?
  2. Why was this written? Intention?
  3. Date of publication vs when research occurred
  4. Author - who are they? Credentials?
  5. Publisher? What else do they publish?
  6. Use of references? Does author provide support for statements?