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Research Requirments

1.  Information for this project must come from these 2 sources (links are in the boxes below):

     - A magazine article from GALE: Popular Magazines Database
     - An article from the Teen Health and Wellness Databases

2.  Citing Sources: You must cite your sources on Noodletools and print out your bibliography 

3. Printing your articles: you must print articles from both databases, and highlight as you read them.

* You will be required to pass in your printed, highlighted articles with the printed bibliography.
   Be sure to cite any images you use, with the image title and url only.

PROJECT TOPICS: 

TOBACCO
Cigarettes and Vaping
Chewing Tobacco

DRUG ABUSE 
   Marijuana
   Meth
   Steroids & Muscle Building
   Club Drugs
   Inhalants
   Heroin/Opioids

ALCOHOL ABUSE
   Alcohol and the Teen Brain

FOOD ALLERGIES
   Common Food Allergies/Symptoms and Treatments

TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF/HEALTHY LIFESTYLE
   Stress Management
   The Importance of Sleep
   Pimples/Acne
   Tattoos/Body Piercing 
   Benefits of Exercise

NUTRITION 
   
Organic Foods
   Energy Drinks
  
CANCER
  Skin Cancer

CHRONIC DISEASES
   Diabetes (type 1 & 2)
   Celiac Diseast (Gluten Sensitivity)

Cite your sources using Noodletools. (Remember you can copy/paste the citation from online databases; GALE has a new, even easier feature-see tutorial below)

You are required to submit a printed bibliography - print this out from Noodletools. (See librarians for help if needed)

Minimum citations: 

  • Magazine Article from GALE online Database
  • Teen Health and Wellness online Database

If you use other sources, they must be included in your bibliography.

Pictures for the project must be cited too - you do not need to do a full citation, but please include:

  • Title of the picture (to identify it)
  • Link for online source you obtained the picture from

 

Google Presentation

Infographic (using piktochart.com)

Examples of infographics

Professional Brochure 
Public Service Announcement (PSA) using iMovie

 

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Online Sources


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GALE: Popular Magazines
A comprehensive collection of Magazine Articles
 

Log in not required  U

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A comprehensive database that allows teens to research
health-related issues important to their well-being. It’s both a
research/report tool and a self-help resource.
 

Log in required  UN:  concord   PW: concord

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TeensHealth is part of the KidsHealth family of websites. These sites, 
run by the nonprofit Nemours Center for Children's Health Media,
provide accurate, up-to-date health information.

No log in required - this is a website

 

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