Science Class

hints

Use the right

search terms.

  • biochemistry

  • physiology

  • nervous system

  • brain

  • addiction medicine

e-Books 

eBooks are a good place to begin your research because the information you find will be credible, saving you time and effort. 

To access an eBook, click on the cover, or use the search bar to locate specific information inside the text. To access these resources, use the password "grizzlies." Note that you can annotate and save information from these resources in GoogleDrive or Microsoft OneDrive.

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Provides detailed information on neurological effects.

Includes common substances like caffeine.

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Provides detailed information on neurological effects of most illicit drugs. 

Databases

Databases are another good source of reliable information. Often databases will provide all the research you'll need for your project. If you need help using these databases, use the tutorials on your left or see your librarian for help.

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PASSWORD:

grizzlies

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USER: 

CJUHSD

PASSWORD:

@Library18

Think about your purpose.

ORGANIZE YOUR RESEARCH AROUND THE slide topics.

This is an informative presentation that will provide background on a specific drug and educate your classmates on its physiological impact on the human body. That means your research sources should also be informative. Don't be distracted by opinion pieces! 

  • See the handout from your teacher. Highlight the keywords on each slide description.

  • Save all of your research in one central location, like Google Drive.

Record bibliography information as you work.

  • Many eBooks and Databases already provide this information.

  • Use the links below for help with format.

Provides a thorough discussion of the risks and impacts of tobacco use among teens.

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Provides a thorough discussion of the risks and impact of alcohol use among teens.

Useful Websites

Searching the web for information is often risky because most websites are not verified, meaning their information hasn't been checked by editors or experts. However, the websites linked below are some of the most reliable for this project. 

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Learn. Genetics
National Institute on
Drug Abuse
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Helpful Videos

Online videos are just like websites. Most aren't verified, so their information hasn't been checked by editors or experts. However, the videos linked below are some of the most reliable for this project. 

The Effects of

sugar & food on the brain

Avina, Nicole. "How Sugar Affects the Brain." TED, January.2014. 

Nacamulli, Mia. "How the Food You Eat Affects Your Brain." TED, June

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Brain development & the effects of drugs on neurotransmitters

National Institute on Drug Abuse. "The Human Brain: Major 

Structures and Functions." YouTube, 28 July 2016. www. youtube.com/watch?v=0-8PvNOdByc

National Institute on Drug Abuse. "Brain Development." YouTube, 

National Institute on Drug Abuse. "The Reward Circuit: How the Brain

Responds to Marijuana." YouTube, 8 February 2016. www. youtube.com/watch?v=s27f7Jzy2k0&amp=&t=62s