Lesson: Evaluating Web Sites
Author: Deb Dargham
Subject Area: Other
Grade Level: 6 - 8
You're doing a science report on new technology devices. You come upon an interesting website and need to decide if this will be useful information. Follow the lesson to learn how to evaluate a website.
You will understand how to use Web Evaluation as a strategy and be able to rate the quality of websites.
Check out the Background Builder section, 'Why bother evaluating web sites?' and open the 'Web Site Evaluation Form.' Then, go to the 'Aluminum Foil Detector Beanies' activity to evaluate an actual website.
Directions: Read this quick article on why we should all be critical consumers of information on the web.
Directions: Print this form and use it as a guide to evaluate the website.