Discussion 1 (1/2 page single space) The article can be found online
Article: “Strips of Hope: Accuracy of Home Pregnancy Tests and New Developments” Gnoth, C, and S Johnson. “Strips of Hope: Accuracy of Home Pregnancy Tests and New Developments.” Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde vol. 74,7 (2014): 661-669. doi:10.1055/s-0034- 1368589
Read the assigned article to identify and state the following: 1 point each
- Research Question
Once you have read the article state 3 critiques of the work.(1 point each) These could be in the methods, the experiment design, conflict of interest, funding, etc. Think critically. What about this article would make you doubt the results?
Finally, in your own words, summarize the findings of the research. (1 Point) Use this summary to support your reaction to the article. (5 Points) Some prompting questions to help you develop your reaction could be (but aren’t limited to):
- After reading this article would I use this product?
- How does this article effect my life?
- My family’s lives?
- Is this an area of science that needs more research?
2nd Assignment: 2 page
Your response paper must be double spaced, 12-point font. If you add images and tables, they should be at the end of the paper as an appendix.
News Articles: Here are three related articles regarding burning in the Amazon rain forest, its causes, and what is being lost. One is an opinion piece of recent Amazon rainforest purposeful burning:
Please read all three short articles and then summarize their main points, followed by your reaction to them. Do you agree or disagree that the reasons for purposeful burning is just due to economic needs? Should the Brazilians do more to stop this from happening? Why is the Brazilian president refusing aid money; do you agree with his reasoning? What will the world lose if the forest burns? What did you learn that you didn’t know before?