Do I even need to tell you that most of the research students do for school work happens online? Probably not, but you may (or may not) be surprised to know that most students just ‘google’ a word or phrase and go with one of the top five sites that show up. Yeah that’s simple but just because they are at the top of the search doesn’t mean the websites are a good choice for your project or research.
Students (or any learner for that matter) need to have a closer look at the site, after all anyone can put anything on the Net.
Here’s a great little video explaining how to evaluate a website before you use it’s information: