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Did Coronavirus Come from Bats? What do you think about this source?
Investigate the Source: Goop.com
Find Better Coverage: 5g
Someone forwards this fake Instagram post to you. Using any of the SIFT techniques introduced so far, verify or debunk the information. Be prepared to share your process/technique with your classmates.
Investigate the Source: Global Positive News
What do you think of this? Is this source legit?
Find Better Coverage: Tesla - Electrek
You're researching alternative energy and battery technology. What do you think about this source?
Trace Claims: Bill Gates Vaccine Problem
Bill Gates and the Vaccine Problem
This Tweet comes your way from a friend of a friend. Should you be worried about the safety of the new vaccines? Use your SIFT detective skills to figure out the misinformation technique being used. Would you retweet or post this to your stories?
Trace Claims: Guardian
Greenland Ice Sheet Melt
Your group is researching climate change for class. You come across this. What do you think?
Trace Claims: Hot Dogs
Hot Dogs Could Shorten Your Life by 36 Minutes!
This drops into one of your social media feeds. What do you think? How might you trace the claim to the original source and context?
Investigate the Source: Snopes Plagiarism
Did the founder of the Snopes factchecking site commit plagiarism?