Physics 3333 / CFB 3333 Homework 1

Write a 200-word description or critique of one of the websites (are we clear on this? webSITE, not webPAGE!) listed on the 3333 homepage, or one of your own choosing if it is relevant to the course. Include the URL (web address http://www.etc.etc.etc) of the site. Spelling counts. Grammar counts. Logical connection of ideas counts. Also - note that the CFB 3333 web page is NOT on the list; do NOT use it.

Here are some questions to guide you.

  • What is the content of the website? What kind of information can be found there?
  • Who made the website and for what purpose?
  • Is the website skeptical or credulous? (Look up the definition of credulous before you embarrass yourself.) Does the information carry any weight? Is it supported by evidence, or is it just someone's opinions?
  • For what kind of research would the website be useful?
  • What is your opinion of the website? Is it worth visiting? Is it easy to use?
  • Anything else of relevance you want to add.

  • Submit your assignment using this website: Please follow the instructions on the website. The assignment is "HW1".
  • If you have ANY problems using the web page to submit the assignment, DO NOT PANIC! It's very important that you tell us what problem(s) you have. To do this, please cut-and-paste the error message(s) you get and email them to Attach to that email your assignment, so we can process it and give you credit. Or, you can print off the assignment and hand it in on paper.