Cultures and Cuisines

Culinary Essentials  




  • Kitchen Appliances
  • The Eastern United States
  • Lousiana and New Orleans
  • Fad Diets
  • When researching at home using the MCPS Online Services, you will need to access usernames/passwords from your Edline account (in the Media Center folder).  MCPS Online Services are marked with an asterisk (*).
  • Most of the articles from MCPS Online Services have MLA citations already created at the bottom of the webpage.  Feel free to copy/paste the citations into a text file (ex. Word) as you compile your bibliography.


Documents:    Project Instructions - Appliances    Eastern US / Citation Template /


Online Resources

 OS Brit Academic Ed   Britannica Online* - general reference with in-depth articles, images and graphics on a variety of subjects.general reference
 OS CultureGrams    CultureGrams* - Select "States Edition" and click on your state.
 OS SIRS Know Source   SIRS Knowledge Source* - Searches reference materials, magazines, newpapers and other resesarch materials.
 OS USH in Context   US History in Context* - A collection of primary and secondary resources to support the study of United States. Provides a complete overview of U.S. history covering the most-
studied events, issues and current information.
 OS WorldBook   WorldBook Online* - general reference with in-depth articles, images and graphics on a variety of subjects.
 OS Hist Ref Ctr   History Reference Center* - This database includes reference books and encyclopedias, historical documents, biographies, images and historical maps.
  OS ABC Clio US History   Historical Newspapers* - Primary source historical newspapers from the New York Times from 1851 through 2005.
Infoplease   Infoplease - search through almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and a variety of other resources.
 HowStuffWorks   How Stuff Works - search for your appliance.
EatRight  Eat Right.  Search for your fad diet in the search bar at the top of the site.


Print Resources

REF 031 World Book Encyclopedia, Britannica
609 Inventions
970s     United States
973s Decades
REF 973s Decades
  Created by: Stephanie Schwinn, October 14, 2012