Chapter 8: Gathering Research and Establishing Evidence

Try This!

Read this article and apply the CRAAP Test.

*Remember to be critical

Sorry Cat Haters, Science isn’t on your side

Key Takeaways

C= Is it current?


R = Could you use this information in a University-level essay?


A = Did a professional/professor write it?


A = Did the author cite their sources?


P = Is it written as a research paper?


**Bonus: Why you always need to be critical of Cat Articles


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