Evaluating Web Sites about Steroids

PE 1

Evaluate the following six web sites.  Write whether or not you would use them for a research paper, and give two reasons for each .

Remember these tips and tricks:

  •    Look for author information
  •    Chop the URL down to just the domain name.
  •    Look at the ending of the domain name
  •    Look for an "About us" or "Contact us" link.
  •    Click on some of the links on the site.
  •    What is the purpose of the site?
Example.  Research Report Series - Anabolic Steroid Abuse

1.  The History of Anabolic Steroids Usage

2.  Steroid Use by Teen-Age Girls Is Rising 
3.  Steroid use may Lead to Heroin Abuse in Bodybuilders, Study Suggests
4.  Would Anabolic Steroids Cause Negative Side Effects In A 16 Year Old Male?

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