University of California Davis Offshore Renewable Energy Blog Post Evaluation
Task 1: ➔ Choose one of the two articles to read: ◆ To Save the Climate, Look to the Oceans ◆ Coronavirus is not just a health crisis — it’s an environmental justice crisis Task 2: ➔ Summarize and evaluate/annotate the information presented in the blog post and describe ways it could be checked or improved. Does the author seem biased in any way? Can the statements made be proved? Task 3: ➔ For one of the specific claims made in the blog post, write a paragraph explaining how you would go about fact checking it. What kind of sources would you use or need to consider the claim credible (or to refute the claim). Task 4: ➔ Finally, choose one of the sources cited in the blog post (will be a hyperlink in the post). Read it and write a paragraph explaining if you think it’s a reliable source and why or why not.