Debunk It!: How to Stay Sane in a World of Misinformation

By GRANT, John

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9781936976683
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Zest


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Starred Review on March 1, 2015  |  Grades 5 and Up

Gr 9 Up—This enlightening new title not only successfully debunks myths and commonly held beliefs—it's an essential primer for encouraging critical thinking skills. Grant explains that individuals are constantly under siege from misinformation spread by bloggers, politicians, talking heads, pundits, and those who believe the lies and repeat them without questioning. He describes some of the dangers of disseminating misinformation; defines logical fallacies, such as ad hominem or straw man attacks; and gives a basic explanation of the scientific method. Once te...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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