Fact or Fiction

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In this exercise, parents will teach children how to use the internet (via computer, phone or tablet) to research a subject of interest online, and gauge whether the information they find is trustworthy.

The suggested topic for this exercise is ‘climate change’, as there is a lot of information available, including information that may not be presented by credible sources.

This activity assumes a basic level of computer/technology literacy, specifically how to use an internet-connected device, and basic ability to navigate the internet. This activity is based on materials from the 4‑H Tech Changemakers’ guidebook.

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Grades 3-8
60 min
Computer ScienceSTEM