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Website Evaluation

1. Which one is the official website of the United States Whitehouse? How do you know?

http://www.whitehousehistory.org/

http://www.whitehouse.gov/

2. Which would be a better source for information on the Holocaust? Why?

http://www.ushmm.org/museum/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holocaust

3. Which provides better information for a vacation to Mankota, Minnesota? Why?

https://descy.50megs.com/mankato/mankato.html

http://www.mankato-mn.gov/

4. Which site is better if you want to donate money to save an animal? Why?

http://www.hsgkc.org/

http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/

5. Which site provides better information about bread? Why?

http://www.oprah.com/health/Health-Benefits-of-Whole-Wheat-Bread

http://www.geoffmetcalf.com/bread.html

6.. Which site would be better to find groceries? Why?

http://petsorfood.com/

https://www.kroger.com/

Which of the following websites are fake? Explain your answer.

 http://www.deadlysins.com/guineaworm/index.htm

http://www.teenreads.com/

http://www.dhmo.org/

http://kidshealth.org/kid/

 

 

Domains

 

Common URLs

URL

What is it?

Should I use it?

.com commercial website use with caution and for general information
.edu College or University website considered reliable for research
.org organization website many are biased
.net network or personal website many are biased

.gov. or .mil

U.S government website considered reliable for research