Topic Ideas, Using KYVL, and Citing Sources
- Gun Control
- Obesity Epidemic
- School Uniforms
- Media's impact on self image
- Should athletes be paid to play in college?
- Computers versus Textbooks
- Legalization of marijuana
- Cell phones in schools
- Iraqi War
- Brent Spence Bridge Tolls
- Fossil Fuels
- Renewable Resources like wind turbines, using the oceans for power, solar energy
- Sports Concussions
- Football helmets
- Should kids under the age of 13 be allowed to have a Facebook account? Animal testing
- Roswell, New Mexico: Is the government hiding information from the public concerning extraterrestrial beings?
- Obama’s Gun Control Laws
- Violent video games—harmful or not
- Should the government place a tax on junk food and fatty snacks?
- Should students and teachers be friends on FaceBook?
- Should school athletes have to do drug testing? Should professional athletes have to do drug testing?
- Armed guards in schools
- Fast food
- E-books—pros or cons
- I-pads in schools
- Should Google be able to track our browsing history?
- Cell phones—which is better—Blackberry, I-phone, or Samsung?
- Gym classes—mandatory or not?
- Need for Arts programs in public schools
- Extreme sports—Are these sports too extreme? Should there be more safety measures in place? Are these athletes endangering themselves?
Links to Websites that May Help You Figure Out a Topic
Books to Use
There are many more print resources available for your use in the Media Center, but these are just a couple that stuck out in my mind.
Books to Use
E-Books (070.5 E)
Blogging (006.7 Hud)
Should College Athletes Be Paid? (796.04 Sho)
Fats, Sugars, and Empty Calories: The Fast Food Habit (616.3 Lib)
Science and Society: Animal Testing: Issues and Ethics (179 Wat)
Fast Food (362.196 Fas)
Video Games (794.8 Par)
Dress Codes in Schools (371.51 Dre)
Are Cell Phones Dangerous? (615.9 Szu)
Technology 360: Cell Phones (621.3845 Kli)
Technology 360: E-Books (070.5 Mar)
Technology 360: Video Games (794.8 Hil)
Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football’s Make-or-Break Moment (617.4 Mcc)