Explore more about the Scientific method at the Science buddies page
Use Citemaker for Referencing
Magazines and video
Available in the library and online
Top quality information tools at PJ Walsh Library
Books at PJ Walsh Library
Browse the Investigate room science collection. Science books have Dewey Decimal numbers in the 500s.
Kruszelnicki, Karl (2020) Dr Karl’s Surfing Safari 502 KRU – His books might be handy for a starting place for project ideas.
Halstead, Rachel (2004) Science and History project book INVESTIGATE 508.8 HAL Another place for ideas for your project.
State Library for scientific research
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Provides online full-text access to reference books, and some journal and magazine articles on current science topics. Includes images, videos and audio which can provide comprehensive coverage of a topic.
Provides online full-text access to a wide range of international journal articles and newspapers with some Australian content. Useful databases include: o ProQuest Science Journals o ProQuest Research Library; ProQuest Central o ProQuest Australia and New Zealand Newsstream
Provides online full-text access (with some references only) to Australian scholarly journals.
Many Google searches will want you to pay for a JStor article. Use the State Library for free.
Writing for Science
How to write a literature review
Lewis, Dyani, & Foley, Cathy (2021). Best Australian science writing 2021 INVESTIGATE 500 BES