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You look through a few additional websites, and you don’t see any information that suggests that this claim has already been disproven, or that it comes from a fake news source. Multiple-Choice Question Based on what you know now and what you see on the screenshot of the website above, how should you treat the credibility of the claim? You should assume it’s true, because a debunking website hasn’t disproven it. You should assume it’s not true, because the website above disproves the claim. You should withhold your judgment, because the website above does not cite any sources about where this claim came from. You should assume it’s true, because the website above affirms the claim and it is not a fake news source. Correct. Because you have only seen this claim on one website that does not cite any sourses, the best course of action is to withhold your judgment until you can verify this claim elsewhere. Last saved 14 minutes ago. If you can’t find a credible source to verify or disprove a claim, you can investigate it yourself. In this case, you can break it down by completing these three steps: 1. Find out if anyone has ever died from drowning in molasses. 2. Find out if anyone has ever died from a coyote attack. 3. Compare the numbers. The Dangers of Molasses When you’re investigating a claim about which you have very little background information, websites like Wikipedia can often serve as good starting points to find out more information. Great Molasses Flood Wikipedia
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8/23/2020 OneNote Notes.one%7C9e6a6e37-0b1e-47e3-8939-24e50… 3/5 Multiple-Choice Question According to the Wikipedia article about the Great Molasses Flood, how manypeople were killed by a wave of rushing molasses? 150 35 21 No one was killed; the article states that it’s a just a local legend. Correct. According to the article, 21 people were killed by the wave ofrushing molasses. Last saved 13 minutes ago. Since information on Wikipedia is user-written and user-edited, it’simportant to verify facts on external websites. The footnote references in thearticles you read on Wikipedia can often be a good place to start. The Science of the Great Molasses Flood Scientific American, Ferris Jabr(August 1, 2013) Nearly a Century Later, Structural Flaw in Molasses Tank Revealed BostonGlobe, Peter Schworm (January 14, 2015) Multiple-Choice Question
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