Here are some bogus sites I gleaned these from Alan
November's new book, "Web Literacy for Educators." And of course there's Snopes.com
to check out web rumors....
Bureau of Sasquatch Affairs:
(Note that this URLl is quite similar to the previous one,
so this site should be shown to students at the end of the list; otherwise
they'll figure it out right off)
(This site is most properly blocked as it is a White
Supremicist site produced by "Stormfront. If you show this to students,
show them what happens when you hover your mouse over the "Join MLK
Discussion Forum" and ask them what "Stormfront" is. By googling
that name, they'll quickly figure it out. Also, there is some telling language
and statements contradictory to the King spirit such as "Why the King Holiday Should
(While this is probably a genuine web page, it's way out
(this one has to be my favorite. I'd love to live there....
The WayBack machine is a good method to check the
development of a web page. Not all, but some. Go to
Have students paste the url in the box top center, and click
"Take me back." They'll receive a spreadsheet of when the page was
Then there is the track back and WHOIS activities.