Nutrition Fitness 

Nutrition and Fitness Report






Part I :  You are to complete two article summaries related to your topic using hte previous article summary format for the class.  Note:  articles should not come from fact sheets.


Part II : You are to create two original glogsters which depict information about your topic.  Be creative!


Part III : Your group will give a maximum 10-minute informational presentation about your topic.  Every member of the group must be involved in the presentation.


Nutrition Topics:  

  • Binge Eating
  • Childhood and Adolescnet Obesity
  • Organic Foods
  • National School Lunch Program
  • WIC (Women's Infants Children)
  • Vegetarian Nutrition
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Antioxidants and Food
  • Trans Fats
  • High Cholesterol
  • Low Carb Diets
  • The Freshman 15

Due Date : April 16 

Presentation Days : April 16 & 17 

  • 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 / Citation Template /Sample Works Cited 


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 EBSCO Host  

EBSCO* - select either Consumer Health Complete or MasterFile Premiere to search for articles on your topic.

 OS Facts on File  

Facts on File* - select Health Reference Center to search for articles on your topic.

 Mayo Clinic  

Mayo Clinic - type your key words into the search box. Remember to use just key words and not whole sentences or questions.

Teen Health  

TeensHealth - type your key words into the search box.  Remember to use just key words and not whole sentences or questions.


USDA Food and Nutrition Service - type your key words into the search box. 

 OS AP Images  

Historical Newspapers* - Primary source historical newspapers from the New York Times from 1851 through 2005.

  Google Images  

Infoplease - search through almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and a variety of other resources.



 Glogster - use the nickname and password distributed in class.  DO NOT change any part of the account profile.



Print Resources

REF 031 World Book Encyclopedia, Britannica
612, 613 Health, Fitness

 Created by :   

Stephanie Schwinn, Media Specialist, March 21, 2012

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