What do you think? Put your answers in your books. objectives • To distinguish between evidence and opinion. • To discuss the reliability of evidence. • To examine the source of evidence. Looking at opinions • Survey the opinions of 3 people around you about whether they think chocolate is good for you. Remember that they need to give a reason. Write these on the blue cards. Finding the evidence • Find 3 pieces of evidence for chocolate being good for you. Write these on the green cards. • Find 3 pieces of evidence against chocolate being good for you. Write these on the red cards. How good is your evidence? • In order to make a valid decision to the question, you need to decide how reliable your evidence is. • Look at the source of the information • • • • Have you heard of the author/ organisation before? Is it recent? Do they give data that backs up their conclusions? Could they be bias in any way? Writing your report • Use the structure guide to help you get your report in the best order. • You may write in the boxes on the sheet, or write on a piece of lined paper.