What about masks?

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Slide 1: Tekstslide
EngelsMiddelbare schoolvwoLeerjaar 6

In deze les zitten 11 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 2 videos.

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Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Being able to consider and weigh different perspectives (academic skill: critical thinking)
Expanding specific vocabulary related to a common GCSE topic: the medical field.

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

We are urged to wear a mask. Do you think this will help against the spread of Covid?

Slide 3 - Quizvraag

Why do you think it to (not) be benificial?

Slide 4 - Open vraag

Slide 5 - Video

Slide 6 - Video

Read the text on https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2020/06/417906/still-confused-about-masks-heres-science-behind-how-face-masks-prevent
What evidence (arguments) do you find here that support the idea that wearing a masks helps? Try and use vocabulary from the article.

Slide 7 - Open vraag

Now read the article on https://theconversation.com/three-major-scientific-controversies-about-coronavirus-144021
What evidence is presented against wearing a mask?

Slide 8 - Open vraag

Search the Internet and look for articles on the effectiveness of masks. Make sure that you look for credible sources. Copy paste the links to at least 3 websites below. Give your final judgment on the effectiveness of masks (at least for now).

Slide 9 - Open vraag

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

Choose from
If you'd like to improve reading: Readtheory
If you'd prefer to practise listening:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gi5dOvlMCgE
If you need to get ready for an upcoming test first: study for a resit (for English or another subject)

Slide 11 - Tekstslide