Prepare your students to resist fake science.

In conjunction with WGBH’s NOVA, Andy Zucker and Penny Noyce created a one-week unit for grades
6-12 called “Resisting Scientific Misinformation,” available on this website free of charge.

Why? Because these days evidence-based reasoning seems under assault. “Climate change is a hoax,” “Next month Mars will look almost as large as the full moon,” “Babies who listen to our recordings develop higher IQs.” Social media spreads misinformation widely and rapidly.

Teachers need to help students examine claims that seem to be based on science but often are not. These classroom-tested materials—a Teacher Guide and four short videos—make it easy.

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