Blog of a course that allows students to learn how to use books, newspapers, magazines, journals, archives, databases, and the Internet to find and evaluate information on legendary creatures such as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, and other cryptids. It also encourages the developement of critical thinking skills to deal with extraordinary claims and ideas for thinking about them.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
How difficult has popular culture coverage of your monster made your research?
Disney's The Little Mermaid, Animal Planet's The Body Found and other movies directed towards teenagers has made my research on mermaids a little bit more difficult in my opinion. YouTube has some videos of people thinking that they are seeing something in the water but there isn't any evidence.