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Find your news article
The purpose of this activity is to encourage you to pay attention to important science news that you may encounter on TV, Radio, Internet news sites, and social media. For this activity, you will focus only on online news sites and/or social media as your source of news. You can find many interesting and important biology-related headlines every day of the week. You are being asked to find one current news story within the field of biology that is of real interest to you.Â
I suggest that you consider for a moment where you typically read your science-related news online. It might be Buzzfeed, Apple News, Facebook, Twitter, an online news paper (e.g., Arizona Daily Star, L.A. Times, New York Times, etc.), or perhaps a Cable TV news site (e.g., CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, etc.).
If you are having trouble finding an article related to biology, or just are not sure where to begin, try going to some of the following online news sites:
Your article MUST be accessible via the Internet (you will give me the URL), MUST relate to biology, and MUST be current! THE DATE OF THE ARTICLE POSTING ON THE WEB MUST BE NO OLDER THAN THREE DAYS before the start of this class session. IN OTHER WORDS, IT CANNOT HAVE POSTED MORE THAN THREE DAYS BEFORE THE AVAILABILITY FOR THIS DISCUSSION TOPIC BEGAN. i want to see something that was posted on the webÂ
From what source(s) do you typically get your science-related news? Do you consider their information reliable? Why or why not?
What is the title of your article? On what date (day/month/year) was it published online?
Why did you find this particular article interesting? In other words, what caught your attention, thus leading you to choose to share it?
In what way does your article relate to the field of biology? (Remember that your article must relate to this field.)
What is the full URL of your web-based source? (copy the whole web address; I need to be a