A2 Relationships between science and society Activities & Weblinks
The following activities develop ideas about relationships between science and society.
These ideas are also referred to in other activities.
Articles on how science journalists can distort the truth about how research really happens, from Scidev.net. Useful for teaching about the media.
Set of articles, mainly for science journalists which give good advice on writing and interpreting media reports on science, including how to detect fraud from Scidev.net.
How do the media report risk stories? An analysis from Understanding Uncertainty
Some teaching ideas from Planet Science
Paper analysing how media stories report conflict of interest and funding in reports