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Science in Context - Informational Website

Science in Context
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C- This website was copyrighted in 2014, meaning the information is very current.

R- This information is relevant because it covers the basics of rivers, such as how they are formed, how they influence the ecosystem around them and how humans can control them.

A- The Gale Encyclopedia of Science is a trustworthy source because it appears on educational websites.

A- This information is accurate because there is a combination of different sources that were used to get the information and the information is consistent.

P- The purpose of this website is to inform people on the basics of the river biome and how humans can control them.

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Science in Context - Document

Science in Context
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C- This journal was posted December of 2014.

R- This is relevant because it addresses the issues caused by humans to this biome as well as the issues caused by this biome to humans.

A- This source is accurate, it sites multiple studies and doctors. It also has an extensive and reliable bibliography.

A- Information in this source checks out with the results of previous labs we have conducted.

P- The purpose is to further the knowledge within the river pollution debate.

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Science in Context - Case Study

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Science in Context
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C- This experiment was conducted in 2010 so the results are fairly current

R- This experiment evaluates the importance on dissolved oxygen to the health of a river or stream

A- This experiment was conducted through Experiment Central which is a trustworthy source since it shows up on an academic website.

A- This information is accurate because they conducted many trials with different variables to ensure their results are accurate

P- The purpose is to show the importance of dissolved oxygen on a river or stream.

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Science in Context - Informational Website

Science in Context
Ashlyn S's insight:

C- This website was copyrighted in 2014, meaning the information is very current.

R- This information is relevant because it covers the basics of rivers, such as how they are formed, how they influence the ecosystem around them and how humans can control them.

A- The Gale Encyclopedia of Science is a trustworthy source because it appears on educational websites.

A- This information is accurate because there is a combination of different sources that were used to get the information and the information is consistent.

P- The purpose of this website is to inform people on the basics of the river biome and how humans can control them.

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Three Rivers - Video

Though it's a landlocked country, Zambia is shaped by water from the Zambezi, Kafue, and Luangwa rivers.
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C- This video was recently posted (exact date not given) by National Geographic. 

R- This video demonstrates the various flora and fauna of major rivers in Zambia.

A- National Geographic is a large and credible source on environmental information.

A- This source is accurate because it matches up with the wildlife we have researched in river biomes before (as in Disney's Earth)

P- The purpose is to teach the audience on the life aside from aquatic animals that live in rivers.

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Science in Context - News Article

Science in Context
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C- This article came out in October of 2014 which means this information is very current

R- This article talks about the animal life in streams and how they change the stream ecosystem

A- This article is by the New York Times which is a very reliable source

A- This information is accurate because it has specific details about the beavers in streams

P- This articles purpose is to give information about beavers and how their dams are changing streams

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