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Evaluating Websites: Relevance

How to tell the good from the bad.

Relevance

Is the content appropriate for the classroom or assignment?

Is the reading level appropriate?

Is the content age appropriate?

Is the content accurate well written?

Is the information relevant to your topic or question?

Examples

The White House - Our Government   

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

 The White House - Our Government                 Ben's Guide to U.S. Government
This site is aimed at general adults.   If the title of the site doesn't give it away, the cartoon graphics should.  This site is for children and should not be used for college level research.