Energy drinks are theoretically designed to re-energize your body and increase your focusing capacity during long days or during low points in your day. Current research on these energy drinks reveals data that may be contradictory or inconclusive. In this paper, address the following:
What do energy drinks do to the body?
How much is too much?
Should the use of energy drinks be regulated?
Should children be allowed to drink energy drinks? Pregnant women? The elderly?
Short essay. (Minimum length of paper 500 words.) Papers need to be referenced and follow APA formatting guidelines (see link in course).
Please submit attachment in either a .doc or .pdf format. And do not forget works cited (refer to your grading rubric for writing assignments.)
Please take notice of your Turnitin Percentage. Once you submit your writing assignment, Canvas will automatically have it sent to Turnitin (a plagiarism source. If your percentage comes in 30% or higher 30 points will be deducted. If your percentage comes in over 50% a 0 will be given.
Writing Assignment Rubric
Writing Assignments are to be submitted through each Assignment as an attachment in either a .doc or .docx format.
Please make sure that your paper is written in your own words as each assignment get’s automatically submitted to Turnitin, a plagiarism source. Any percentage 30% or higher will have 30 points deducted automatically, 40% or higher 40 points deducted. Over 50% a 0 is recorded.
Please refer to the below Grading Rubric for Writing Assignments. If you are unfamiliar with how to cite in the American Psychological Association Style (APA), please see the APA format link in the menu to the left.
10 points Outstanding; work is distinguished by its completeness, thoroughness, and creativity.
10 points Level of work is best characterized as solid, well thought out and dependable (consistent).
20 points All major and minor criteria are covered and are accurate.
20 points For the written paper, most major and some minor criteria are included. Information is accurate.
VARIETY OF SOURCES
10 points Variety of professional major/classic evidence based sources and lesser professional references.
10 points Primarily from textbooks, but also a few other evidence based professional references.
DEPTH & BREADTH IN DISCUSSION
20 points Information is presented in depth and is accurate.
20 points Discussion centers on some of the points and covers them adequately.
CITATIONS INCLUDED APPROPRIATELY USING APA FORMAT
10 points Multiple and varied citations including primary nursing research articles. Citations format correct. APA style followed consistently.
10 points Cited appropriately primarily from the text, but also a few other references are used. Citation format correct. APA format followed consistently.
IDEA GENERATION & FLOW
20 points Original ideas, those that go beyond the reference material are presented and, where appropriate, discussed in relation to existing knowledge. The writing is clear, logical, and internally consistent.
20 points Some original thinking is evident, though it may not be at the depth or extent seen in “A” work. Writing is clear, logical, and internally consistent.
10 points Spelling and grammar are accurate.