Students evaluate two very real-looking websites on the dangers of dihydrogen monoxide as part of an assignment to take a position on whether or not dihydrogen monoxide should be banned as a dangerous substance. Subsequent comparison to other sources reveals dihydrogen monoxide as an obscure name for water.
Grade: Secondary Cycle 1
Time: 1 lesson or more…your choice
- You will need a projector to show the tip sheet and the PDF from; http://mediasmarts.ca/sites/mediasmarts/files/tip-sheet/your_connected_life_guide.pdf