Hoax Sites

Tutorials About Website Evaluation

Evaluating Web Resources 

Kathy Schrock's Web Evaluation Guide

This is an excellent, step-by-step tutorial that will give you examples and have you make decisions on what sites are acceptable. 
http://library.albany.edu/usered/wwwdex/index.html 

Tutorial on Website Evaluation

Presentations on Website Evaluation


Documents to use During Evaluation

Evaluate Web Pages Exercise (PDF)

Simple checklist to use when evaluating websites. 
http://library.usm.maine.edu/guides/webeval.html 

Printable form that can be used to evaluate sites. 
http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/evalmidd.html 

Hoax Websites


All About Explorers

Aluminum Foil Deflector Beanie 

Beluga Whales
This is the #1 website you get in Google if you type in "facts about beluga whales."
http://www.idiotica.com/cranium/encyclopedia/content/Beluga.htm 


Bureau of Sasquatch Affairs

The Burmese Mountain Dog

Buy an Ancestor Online. 

Buy Dehydrated Water



Dihydrogen Monoxide Research 


Examples of websites to use to for such things as bias, authority, misinformation and more. 
http://kathyschrock.com/abceval/index.htm 

Feline Reactions to Bearded Men 
http://www.improbable.com/airchives/classical/cat/cat.html 

GenoChoice

History of the Fisher Price Airplane
http://www.weathergraphics.com/tim/fisher


Left handed Whopper release from Burger King 
http://www.zbach.com/page%2025/whopper.htm 

MoonBeam Enterprises and Lunar Travel Agency 
http://www.dreamweaverstudios.com/moonbeam/moon.htm 


Robots in the Victorian Age?
http://www.bigredhair.com/robots/index.html 

See the new Google Drink


Teacher Page (Includes lessons on Website Evaluation!)

Telco-powered Products
http://www.sandman.com/telco.html 


Website for the fictititous town of New Hartford, MN. 
http://descy.50megs.com/NewHartford/newhtfd.html 

Web Site Evaluation Collections