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Science Denialism: Part 3. Spot the Science Denial Technique


Instructions: Watch each of the following video clips. After watching each clip, answer the corresponding question in the activity to identify which denial technique being used by the person.

*You do not need to watch the whole video. Just watch from (start time - end time) for each.

Video Clip 1: Why Alabama Beachgoers Aren't Worried About COVID-19

Watch from 1:12 to 1:23.

Video Clip 2: How the #FilmYourHospital movement is spreading lies about Covid-19

Watch from 0:40 to 0:48.

Video Clip 3: President Donald Trump: I happen to believe in hydroxychloroquine

Watch from 0:35 to 1:30.

Video Clip 4: CNN Anchor Speaking with Trump Supporter

Watch from 5:00-6:28.

Video Clip 5: Conversation with global warming skeptic Anthony Watts

Watch from 4:15 to 5:56.

Activity: Spot the Denial Technique