Seven Questions to Ask

You don’t have to be a science news junkie to find yourself constantly confronted with scientific facts and factoids. The truth is slippery, and it’s not always graspable even by experts.

The Exploratorium has complied a list of seven questions that can help you and your students weigh the validity of scientific information, wherever it might appear. You may not be able to get answers to them all – and this in itself might be telling – but you’ll be well on your way to separating science fact from science fiction.

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