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Science: Science Research Project

Catalogue

Use the box below to search the catalogue to find books available in the Christopher Brennan Library. 

Databases

Once you have selected your Research Area topic you will need to get an overview of your topic. 

Begin by reading a general reference article from one of these databases below.

You can then begin to build a list of Keywords to help you further in your research.

SCIENCE

 

Science Online includes topics on Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth Science; Environmental Science; Forensic Science; Marine Science; Mathematics; Physics; Space and Astronomy; and Weather and Climate. 

New Scientist The Christopher Brennan Library has an online subscription to New Scientist. Ask your friendly librarian for the logon details to gain access. The latest issue (not for loan) and past issues are available in print form in the library. 

Links to good ideas

Scientific method

 

Select the image to find out more or go to the Scientific Buddies website.

STUDYJAMS! are short animated videos explaining scientific concepts and how to conduct a scientific inquiry. From Scholastic Inc. 

Harvard Referencing

Books in the CBL

Take a look in the Christopher Brennan Library for books that will supplement your learning and understanding.

About

This libguide will assist you in your independent research for the Science Research Project. The following databases, websites, and books will help guide you in this research task.

Useful Weblinks

ABC SCIENCE:
Here you'll find programs from ABC radio and TV including Dr Karl's Great Moments in Science, videos, news feeds and much more. Check out some of the experiments for ideas.
 

Science BobSCIENCE BOB
"Science Bob" Pflugfelder is an award winning science teacher, maker, and presenter.  He encourages people to practice "Random Acts of Science" by providing instructions and videos for interactive science experiments.


YOU TUBE SCIENCE CHANNEL
Learn about scientific exploration, new technology, earth science basics, and more with science videos and news. * Please note that due to the College's Youtube policy you will only be able to access these videos at home. 

 

REAL WORLD PHYSICS PROBLEMS
This website contains a variety of physics problems, complete with solutions, taken from real world applications. 

 

 

SCIENCE BUDDIES
 Free project ideas in all areas of science from physics to food science and music to microbiology.  Comprehensive, scientist-authored tools, tips, and techniques at your fingertips.

 

NAKED SCIENTIST
The Naked Scientists are researchers from Cambridge University who strip science down to its bare essentials. Fun Kitchen Science Experiments provide some experiments that can be done at home.

SCIENCE NEWS
An organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education. 

 

SCIENCE FAIR ADVENTURES
The authority on science fair projects, ideas and experiments. 

 

WORLD BOOK KIDS SCIENCE PROJECTS:
World Book offers a variety of Science projects that you can try.

 

THE SURFING SCIENTIST
Lots of videos of science tricks and experiments from the Australian Surfing Scientist, Ruben Meerman.

 

PHYSICS4KIDS

An easy to understand guide to Physics for school students. From Andrew Rader Studios. 

 

Clickview Resources

Harvard Referencing Style

HARVARD STYLE REFERENCING

Your Guide to Harvard Style Referencing by The University of Sydney is a very useful, easy to follow and thorough guide on how to complete a reference list. Examples are provided in easy to follow categories including books, chapters of edited books, journal articles from databases and online resources such as websites, blog posts, podcasts and personal communication. Examples are clearly written for both in-text referencing and the reference list.