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Sample Research Question

What effect does media use have on child development?

Activity 1: Examining Credibility

Part 1

Instructions: Answer the questions below individually on your notecard. Don't write your name on the notecard. [Time: 5 minutes]

1. What does it mean for a source to be credible?

2. How do you evaluate credibility? List at least 3 criteria you use to evaluate the credibility sources.

Our class criteria

Part 2

Instructions: Work with your row to apply some/all of the class criteria to the two articles linked below, with the goal of determining if each source is credible. [Time: 15 minutes]

Media Use and Screen Time - Its Impact on Children, Adolescents, and Families

Media Use in School-Aged Children and Adolescents

Notes on these articles

Finding Sources through the Library




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Ekstrom Library

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