HERE'S THE DEAL

44% of teenagers reckon they don’t have the critical thinking skills required to tell fake news from real news. 

 

That means, I could have made that statistic up and almost half of your students wouldn’t know how to call me out.*

 

The Bad Science Show is a sixty minute incursion that encourages students to think critically about who they can believe and what science they can trust.

 

I demonstrate the placebo effect by hammering a five-inch nail into my head. (Really.) 

 

I explore causation and correlation by walking on broken glass with bare feet. (Not even kidding.) 

 

I show why you can’t trust anecdotal evidence by bending a spoon with the power of my mind. (Maybe that one is a little fake.)

*In case you're wondering, I didn’t make up that statistic. Here’s the source.

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