Are Conspiracy Theories Harmless Fun, a Serious Problem or Something in Between?


Conspiracy theories usually center on a sinister plot by a powerful organization. They are also almost never true. Some conspiracy theories are rooted in racism or economic anxiety, like the theory that foreign-born “Illuminati” secretly control the government. Others just seem outlandish: the Earth is the only flat planet in a galaxy of round ones. Really? Explore all sides of this topic, then share your thoughts using evidence. (No conspiracy theories allowed!)

Make & Share

Elevate the discussion with a Make & Share. Create a presentation that explains one of your favorite, most outlandish or most mysterious conspiracy theories. Research the origins of the conspiracy, how it spread and any debunking information. Embed your presentation using the Make & Share tab.

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