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Skeptical Searcher Badge

Do you know about source evaluation? Can you spot bias? Do you know how to investigate sources? Are you a pro at finding other evidence and tracing claims? Prove it today to earn the Skeptical Searcher badge!

Learners who complete the Skeptical Searcher Quiz with a score of 80% or more earn the Skeptical Searcher badge. You'll know right away if you passed the quiz, but it may take a few days for badges to be awarded. You can take the quiz as many times as you like. If you miss a question, consult the linked resources below.


Need More Information?

All the information you need to earn the Skeptical Searcher badge is covered in the Be a Research Skeptic Virtual Research Workshop, but you don't have to attend in order to earn the badge. The main topics you'll need to know are also listed below with links to related resources, or your can view a recording of the workshop.

Register for the Be a Research Skeptic Workshop


Investigate the Source

Find Other Evidence, Trace Claims