Hoaxed!: Fakes and Mistakes in the World of Science
So as a lesson in spotting "fake news" this is pretty good, but as a scientific look at the topic it is a bit disappointing. Though the authors touch on the scientific method very briefly in exploring cold fusion, it is lacking for other topics....more
Purpose in the classroom:
Read aloud: This book could be used for a less ...more
I didn't really enjoy this book much, but for some students who are middle-grade readers interested in science, it would be interesting.
Isabella, Jude, and Howie Woo. Hoaxed!: fakes & mistakes in the world of science. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2009. Print. ...more