Library Scavenger Hunt
Susan Cavender, Suzanne Cooper, & Jennifer Strain
Directions: Use the library resources to answer the following Health Literacy questions. Please record your answers to each question using Notes (or any other word processing app) on your iPad or on a piece of paper. Also remember to take a picture of each page or screenshot of each website, where you find the answer to each question. Good luck!
DIET & NUTRITION
Should Junk Food Be Sold in Schools?
a) Does Margaret Johnson think junk food should be banned in schools?
b) What is Margaret Johnson’s occupation?
c) Does Will Dunham think junk food should be banned in schools?
d) What is Will Dunham’s occupation?
HINT: Use the school catalog to find the book, Should Junk Food be Sold in Schools? by Norah Piehl, book editor. The information can be found in chapter 1 and chapter 2.
HINT: Use the Medical Encyclopedia (not the Dictionary) to locate the information on hyperthyroidism.
#10. Visit Teen Health on Medline Plus: http://vsearch.nlm.nih.gov/vivisimo/cgi-bin/query-meta?v%3Aproject=medlineplus&query=teen+health
According to an article written by Robert Preidt in HealthDay News, the author suggests that lack of sleep can lead to ____________________________.
When was the article published? __________.
HINT: Click on News; Search for article title.
ALABAMA VIRTUAL LIBRARY
#14. What is the acronym (abbreviation) for the main active ingredient in marijuana?
HINT: Go to AVL. Click on view all resources. Open General Reference Center Gold. Do a publication search for Junior Scholastic. Within the results search for the article “Marijuana Facts: Breaking Down the Myths” published on October 10, 2011.
Facts on Drugs
#15. What are the most commonly abused prescription and over the counter drugs?
HINT: Go to http://teens.drugabuse.gov. Click on Facts on Drugs at the top of the page. Click on Prescription Drugs to find the answer.