Health Research & Presentations
Wednesday, November 27th
Day 2 (Period 2)
Collect background information - What topics interest you?
Visit Infobase and Britannica to collect background information
What are some things to consider when I am reading and beginning to take notes?
Note Taking Strategy
In PAIRS, students will research a topic of their choice in the library.
Presentations will be between 5 – 6 min in length and will take place in the dance room in a health fair format
Having a visual presentation/aid of some kind is not necessary, but is helpful.
Information/research should be tailored/relevant to meet the needs of your FEMALE teen audience.
A ONE-page summary sheet of research will be submitted to Ms. O’R
A minimum THREE references/sources must be included (MLA 8 citation)
Information will then be posted on the class site for future reference
Although you are welcome to select your own topic
Pre & post-exercise nutrition
Importance of water
Female Athlete Triad
LIST OF SUGGESTED CREDIBLE SOURCES/DATABASES:
All health issues - teen-related
Kids, parents & teachers
Sexual and Reproductive Health
Sexuality, relationships, female health
Health News - BBC
Health News - The New York Times
Scholastic’s health, social-emotional learning, and life-skills magazine
Information for Kids and Parents
CDC body and mind - appearance changes
resources for girls
Informative resource, HS students, for more mature students
Web search engine that indexes health information
Trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information
Trusted health information
Web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature
ACCESS MyBib in your Google Apps for Citation Help