Evaluating Internet Pages Activity


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The instructor will assign each group a set of the links below.
Link to each page in the set and determine if they are appropriate resources for a lesson on “Life on Mars.”  Pages should be evaluated using criteria such as: accuracy, authority, objectivity, currency, and coverage. (See http://lib.nmsu.edu/staff/susabeck/evalcrit.html)
A group discussion will then be held.

Set 1

Mars Information on the Internet – http://www.draco.scsu.edu/mars.html

New Evidence of Artificiality at Cydonia on Mars – http://www.metaresearch.org/solar%20system/cydonia/mrb_cydonia/new-evidence.asp

The Search for Evidence of Life on Mars – http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/mars/science/ancient

Set 2

Life on Mars – http://www.rdrop.com/users/tblackb/life_on_mars/life_on_mars.htm

Mars Team Online: Life on Mars? – http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/mars/background/life/index.html

Researchers Confirm Life Existed On Mars, Say It May Still Exist – http://www.flatoday.com/space/explore/stories/1996b/110196b.htm