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POLS 390: Evaluation of Resources: Government Documents

Your Resource

 

NASA. (2018). Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet. Retrieved from https://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/

Questions to Address in Evaluating your Resource

Look over the information provided at your link (e.g. abstract, publisher, tables) and then respond to the following questions:

  1. Scroll through the content presented on this page. How does the formatting and style of writing influence your evaluation of the report?

  2. This information is coming from a .gov website - how does that influence your evaluation of the content on the website? What if it were coming from a .org - how would that prompt you to evaluate the information differently? 

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