Analyze the cartoon and, on a post-it, write an explanation of why evaluating information on the web is important when doing research.
Today we will evaluate 2 sources using the C.R.A.A.P. test. You will decide which one is more reliable for your needs.
What caused the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to form?
Applying the C.R.A.A.P. Test
Currency: The timeliness of the information.
Relevance: The importance of the information for your needs.
Authority: The source of the information.
Accuracy: The reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the informational content.
Purpose: The reason the information exists.
CSU, Chico Merriam Library. (2012, October). ReSearch Station. Retrieved from http://libguides.csuchico.edu/content.php?pid=326243&sid=2669613