Year 8 geography landscapes and landforms

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Year 8 geography landscapes and landforms

  1. 1. Year 8 Geography Landforms and Landscapes
  2. 2. Why Not Google?
  3. 3. Library Moodle Databases What are databases?
  4. 4. Databases A database is a collection of data that is organized so that its contents can easily be accessed.
  5. 5. Which Databases would be useful? Library Webs Encyclopaedia Britannica elibrary
  6. 6. How do I find databases at Terrace? Go to… Visit the Library Website http://libguides.terrace.qld.edu.au/home Databases page Enter the username and password for chosen database
  7. 7. Example Search Terms Australia AND Landforms Australia AND World Heritage Sites Fraser Island Climate Fraser Island biodiversity Fraser Island ecology Fraser Island vegetation Fraser Island geology Fraser Island Indigenous Fraser Island landscape Fraser Island land protection Fraser Island conservation
  8. 8. Library Webs
  9. 9. Library Webs
  10. 10. Library Webs Example
  11. 11. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  12. 12. Encyclopaedia Britannica Results
  13. 13. eLibrary Select relevant retrievals
  14. 14. Copyright Images – Creative Commons Hint: Use this to find copyright maps
  15. 15. Google with permissions These images can be used without permission but need to be acknowledged
  16. 16. File history will give details of image for bibliography (wikimedia commons images only). Alternatively select to go back to original image.
  17. 17. Image file history Hint: Follow the link back to the original source to find out further details
  18. 18. Referencing Images in Brochure Figure 1: Rain Forest Daintree Australia. From Australian, 2005, Retrieved from http://www.retas.de/thomas/travel/australia2005/index.html
  19. 19. Bibliographies Put on separate page Put entries in alphabetical order No numbers or bullet points No subheadings Include a record of all sources used – print, online, images, graphs. See Library Website - APA Referencing
  20. 20. Bibliography (APA style) Database Example: Willandra Lakes Region. (1999). Encyclopaedia of Australia. Webster Publishing. Retrieved from http://elibrary.bigchalk.com Website Example: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. (2013). Lord Howe Island Group. Retrieved from http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/186 Image Example: Schoch, T. (2005). Rain Forest Daintree Australia [Image]. Retrieved April 30, 2013, from http://www.retas.de/thomas/travel/australia2005/index.html Online Encyclopaedia Example: Fraser Island. (2013). In Britannica Student Encyclopaedia. Retrieved April 29, 2013 from http://school.eb.com.au/eb/article-9035206
  21. 21. Bibliography Fraser Island. (2013). In Britannica Student Encyclopaedia. Retrieved April 29, 2013 from http://school.eb.com.au/eb/article-9035206 Schoch, T. (2005). Rain Forest Daintree Australia [Image]. Retrieved April 30, 2013, from http://www.retas.de/thomas/travel/australia2005/index.html United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. (2013). Lord Howe Island Group. Retrieved from http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/186 Willandra Lakes Region. (1999). Encyclopaedia of Australia. Webster Publishing. Retrieved from http://elibrary.bigchalk.com
  22. 22. Note Taking Skills Use headings and sub headings Use bullet points Create a bibliographic record Ask What is the main idea?
  23. 23. Note-taking Task What are the geological features of Lord Howe Island? What are the major landscape features of Lord Howe Island? Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation. (2013). Lord Howe Island Group. Retrieved from http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/186
  24. 24. What are the main ideas?

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