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Evaluating ResourcesPlease read the full description. View Full Description Instructions: Technology makes vast amounts of information (and misinformation) readily available. The challenge is...

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Instructions: Technology makes vast amounts of information (and misinformation) readily available. The challenge is navigating this sea of information. Our goal for your general science education is to develop your scientific literacy. A critical skill you must develop is the ability to find reputable sources for scientific information. There are many sources of high-quality scientific information on the open web; youjustneed to learn how to spot them.

For this week’s discussion:

• Select a source of biology information from the open web (the topic can be any topic related to biology or that of your research topic).

• Evaluate the source and explain why it is or is not a credible source of information.

• Provide a reference in APA format.

Use the name of your source as the title of your forum post. Youcannotuse a source that one of your classmates has already used as a topic for their initial forum post.

For your discussion this week, you need to respond to at least two of your classmates’ initial posts and discuss whether you agree or disagree with their assessmentandcitation and why. Continue to follow your classmates’ posts for the remainder of the week, addressing any follow-up posts to your posts, and reply to any questions or requests for clarification. Your follow-up posts can add additional insight to your classmates’ opinions and can challenge their opinions. Similarly, be sure to read the follow-up posts to your own original posts and reply to any questions or requests for clarification from your classmates.

Use the following materials for assistance:

• Access the Natural Sciences Program Guide from the APUS Online Library at the “Websites” tab. Review the links in the “Internet Research: Tips for Science Students” box.

• View the following video from Vanderbilt University:

• Use the Owl at Purdue site for assistance with APA format:

Original posts should be XXXXXXXXXXwords and reply posts XXXXXXXXXXwords. All posts should be readable and use scientific terminology properly.

Answered Same Day Aug 13, 2020 SCIN 130


Soumi answered on Aug 15 2020
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CK 12, (2018) Gram Stain Retrieved from https:
An article on Gram Stain Identification was published in website named ‘CK-12’ (CK 12, 2018). Although the information is well articulated and illustrated with relevant pictures, the credibility of the source is doubtable.
A credible source of information on the internet refers to a reliable source which has a certain degree of authenticity. Since, both reliable and unreliable sources are widely distributed throughout internet, it...

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