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Source Evaluation

Practice

Yes: 135 votes (32.07%)
No: 139 votes (33.02%)
Maybe: 147 votes (34.92%)
Total Votes: 421

You are doing a project about Christopher Columbus. Evaluate allaboutexplorers.com using the CRAAP test. Does it pass the test?

Yes: 158 votes (86.34%)
No: 16 votes (8.74%)
Maybe: 9 votes (4.92%)
Total Votes: 183

You are doing research on neurological disorders. Evaluate ninds.nih.gov using the CRAAP test. Does it pass the test?

Yes: 19 votes (10.56%)
No: 88 votes (48.89%)
Maybe: 73 votes (40.56%)
Total Votes: 180

You are researching goat species. Evaluate faintinggoat.com using the CRAAP test. Does it pass the test?

Yes: 25 votes (11.57%)
No: 148 votes (68.52%)
Maybe: 43 votes (19.91%)
Total Votes: 216

You are researching the renaissance. Evaluate en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Kepler using the CRAAP test. Does it pass the test?

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Identifying Source Type Practice

Identify the source type of the above link.
Book: 67 votes (59.82%)
Magazine article: 12 votes (10.71%)
News article: 6 votes (5.36%)
Blog: 19 votes (16.96%)
Wiki: 1 votes (0.89%)
Academic journal article: 6 votes (5.36%)
Original content on webpage: 1 votes (0.89%)
Social media post: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 112
Identify the source type of the above link.
Book: 0 votes (0%)
Magazine article: 6 votes (7.32%)
News article: 73 votes (89.02%)
Blog: 1 votes (1.22%)
Wiki: 0 votes (0%)
Academic journal article: 1 votes (1.22%)
Original content on webpage: 0 votes (0%)
Social media post: 1 votes (1.22%)
Total Votes: 82
Identify the source type of the above link.
Book: 0 votes (0%)
Magazine article: 4 votes (9.76%)
News article: 33 votes (80.49%)
Blog: 0 votes (0%)
Wiki: 0 votes (0%)
Academic journal article: 4 votes (9.76%)
Original content on webpage: 0 votes (0%)
Social media post: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 41
Identify the source type of the above link.
Book: 0 votes (0%)
Magazine article: 20 votes (51.28%)
News article: 10 votes (25.64%)
Blog: 0 votes (0%)
Wiki: 0 votes (0%)
Academic journal article: 7 votes (17.95%)
Original content on webpage: 2 votes (5.13%)
Social media post: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 39
Identify the source type of the above link.
Book: 0 votes (0%)
Magazine article: 1 votes (2.86%)
News article: 1 votes (2.86%)
Blog: 0 votes (0%)
Wiki: 4 votes (11.43%)
Academic journal article: 22 votes (62.86%)
Original content on webpage: 6 votes (17.14%)
Social media post: 1 votes (2.86%)
Total Votes: 35
Identify the source type of the above link.
Book: 3 votes (25%)
Magazine article: 0 votes (0%)
News article: 0 votes (0%)
Blog: 2 votes (16.67%)
Wiki: 0 votes (0%)
Academic journal article: 4 votes (33.33%)
Original content on webpage: 3 votes (25%)
Social media post: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 12
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