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 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.
Take a look in the Christopher Brennan Library for books that will supplement your learning and understanding.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
An organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education.
SCIENCE FAIR ADVENTURES
The authority on science fair projects, ideas and experiments.
An easy to understand guide to Physics for school students. From Andrew Rader Studios.
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.