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Greetings Eagles! This guide is designed to accompany "The Mask Debate" assignments. Read & Watch the content on each tab to get relevant instructions for the research process. If you have questions, feel free to Ask a Librarian!
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- ASSIGNMENT INFORMATION FOR THE MASK DEBATE
- RESOURCES FOR THE MASK DEBATE
Resources for "The Mask Debate"
Across nation, masks are the latest political, cultural divide
Fisher, Marc, et al. "Across nation, masks are the latest political, cultural divide." Washington Post, 19 Apr. 2020. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints, https://link-gale-com.db22.linccweb.org/apps/doc/A621392355/OVIC?u=lincclin_pcc&sid=OVIC&xid=df3626c6. Accessed 17 Aug. 2020.
The debate over masks today is a lot like the decades-long fight to mandate seat belts
Andrew, Scottie. "The Debate over Masks Today is a lot Like The Decades-long Fight to Mandate Seat Belts." CNN, 5 Aug. 2020, www.cnn.com/2020/08/05/us/seat-belts-masks-coronavirus-wellness-trnd/index.html.
Made in the USA; Masks and culture
"Made in the USA; Masks and culture." The Economist, 8 Aug. 2020, p. 23(US). Gale General OneFile, https://link-gale-com.db22.linccweb.org/apps/doc/A631718784/ITOF?u=lincclin_pcc&sid=ITOF&xid=65eecea1. Accessed 17 Aug. 2020.
Marion County becomes focus of national face mask debate
Medina, Carlos. "Marion County Becomes Focus of National Face Mask Debate." Ocala StarBanner, 13 Aug. 2020, www.ocala.com/story/news/local/2020/08/13/marion-county-becomes-focus-of-national-face-mask-debate/42208333/
Mask or no mask? Breaking down the debate on masks
Racusin, Adam. "Mask or no mask? Breaking down the debate on masks." 10 News San Diego, 9 July 2020, https://www.10news.com/rebound/coronavirus-stress/mask-or-no-mask-breaking-down-the-debate-on-masks
The psychology behind why some people won't wear masks
Andrew, Scoittie. "The psychology behind why some people won't wear masks." CNN Health, 6 May 2020, www.cnn.com/2020/05/06/health/why-people-dont-wear-masks-wellness-trnd/index.html
Your assignment requires you to compare and contrast the viewpoints of each side of the Masks Debate. Here are some articles & podcasts on the subject for you to begin to review.
After reviewing these samples, you can proceed to the next tab on the guide to learn to Find a Newspaper Article.
Behavioral Economists On Why Some People Resist Wearing Masks
Heard on NPR Morning Edition: Our Planet Money podcast team scans the evidence from behavioral economics for lessons on how to get people to wear masks during the COVID-19 crisis, and to find out why they may not be wearing them.
The Fight Over Masks In Florida Counties
Heard on NPR All Things Considered: In Florida, a squabble over wearing masks has created rifts in Marion County. The mayor of Ocala tried to ban them in the same county where the local sheriff ordered his staff not to wear them.
Special Episode: Masks and Science
The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota