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T is for Thinking: the ICYouSee Guide To Critical Thinking

Eggs and Cholesterol:
a Web Site Evaluation Assignment

She spoke as if she belonged to an anti-sausage league or a league for the suppression of eggs. 
There was a bit of silence.

Part One

Consider the topic of the Eggs and Cholesterol. Take a brief look at all of the following five sites to get a sense of which ones are reliable sources of information.

  1. Egg Yolks as Dangerous as Smoking? Seriously Flawed Science
  2. The Truth About Eggs and Cholesterol
  3. The Sunny Side of Eggs
  4. Cut Out the Cholesterol
  5. Are Eggs Still Bad for You?

Part Two

Once you have looked at all the sites, select two of them to evaluate more thoroughly. Think about the criteria and questions that have been discussed. You may use this evaluation checklist to help you complete the assignment.


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ICYouSee T is for Thinking
John R. Henderson
Last modified: January 17, 2016