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Website Evaluation

How Good Are You At Evaluating the Validity of a Website?

The sites listed here can be used in isolation or with the Website Evaluation PowerPoint presentation (link at the bottom).

Octopus Tree
Martin Luther King

Who?

George1 

1920s 

Ancient China

George2

 

What?

 

National 

Move On 

WTO 

Yahoo 

Giraffes

 

When?

 

Museum of Hoaxes

Way Back Machine

Examples:

Astros Website

Astros Site on October 28, 1996

 

 

Where?

 

Remember Martin Luther King?

Stormfront
and

Zapatopi

 

Who’s behind this information?

 

NCAC

 

Examples of Website Evaluation Tools:

Critical Evaluation Of A Web Site  Secondary School Level– Kathy Schrock

The Internet Detective

Website Evaluation: Checklist to Quality – Pearson

 

Website evaluation tutorials

Credible Sources Count!

Internet Detective Tutorial

Jo Cool or Jo Fool

 

YouTube Video Tutorials

Octopus Tree

Emma & Len – Evaluating Websites

Prezi

 

 

Website Evaluation Quiz 
A Guide to Critical Thinking About What You See on the Web

Quiz 

 

Other Quizzes:

Multiple Choice Site Evaluation Quiz

Quia - Website Evaluation Quiz

Evaluating Website Content

Web Evaluation Quiz

 

 

Alternate Methods of Searching

Search @ Census.gov

 

American FactFinder Census Guide

American FactFinder Census Guide Fall

 

Attachments:


Critical Evaluation of a Website by Kathy Schrock
  The Internet Detective - Website Evaluation

Website Evaluation Presentation
  Website Evaluation: Checklist to Quality