Monday, February 7, 2011

CBS Fast Draw Video - The Truth About Lies

Why do people believe the things they do? What makes lies believable? And what are the consequences of those lies? The CBS Fast Draw team has the answers to those questions and more in the video below.

Applications for Education
If you're looking for a quick resource to show students why fact-checking is important, take a look at this video. Before showing the video ask students if they think the sun revolves around the Earth or if shark attacks are the summer's leading cause of death. Then ask them why they think those things are true or not.