POSSIBLE TOPICS

Economics of Tennis
Etiquette
Evolution of Tennis Equipment
Factoids*
Famous Tennis Players*
Tennis and Fitness
Tennis Careers
Tennis courts/stadiums in the US and around the world
Tennis & Culture – Socioeconomic, privilege and opportunities
Tennis Fashion*
Tennis Gimmicks – training tools
Tennis History*
Tennis Promotion/business/sponsors
Tennis Technique
Tennis Surfaces – types surfaces
Health Issues
Physics of Tennis*
Technologyv Tournaments – Awards, History
Women and Minorities*
OR Your idea – ask teacher for approval

*Should be able to find info in databases

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
1) Search for information

Find 3 or more reliable sources about your topic. You are required to use at least 1 book, 1 database or eBook article, and 1 website.

Take notes as you go–and be sure to check the reliability of your sources using these SCRAP Test questions.

See LIBRARY RESOURCES below for more information about sources.


2) Submit SCRAP Test (for your website)

Show that you have evaluated the website (NOT DATABASE) you use by completing this SCRAP TEST FORM. Please work on the SCRAP Test as a group; one submission per group.

Helpful references to prepare for submitting your SCRAP Test form:
          Questions to help you evaluate any source
          Example of a completed quality SCRAP Test form


3) Create your poster or presentation

Be concise.

Take notes in your own words; do not copy directly into your project.

If printing images, consolidate them onto 1-3 pages (to save paper).

  • LIBRARY RESOURCES & CITATION
  • GRADING RUBRIC

ELECTRONIC LIBRARY RESOURCES

Databases


eBooks



WEBSITES

Once you have found a website that you think is worthwhile, put it to the test: Submit this SCRAP TEST FORM to provide evidence showing the reliability of the website (NOT DATABASE) you used. DO NOT evaluate a library database with this form.

Helpful references to prepare for submitting your SCRAP Test form:



BOOKS

Books for this project are on a cart. If you can’t find what you need, then please check with Ms. King or Ms. Myers.



CITATION

Cite everything you use (text and images)

EasyBib (select “Digital Image” to site your online images)

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