Glenbrook South Year-End Physics Projects

Research Resources

There are a variety of resources available for conducting your literature search. Some of the most useful resources are those available through the Glenbrook South IMC. In addition to the books which have already been pulled and placed upon reserve, there are numerous electronic resources available there.

Electronic Sources in the IMC

The following resources are available from the IMC home page; many of the magazine/newspaper databases and library catalogue systems can even be accessed from home using an Internet connection.

EBSCOhost

 

Firstsearch

 

Topic Search

Newspapers on the Net

 

Networked CD-ROMS

The IMC has a variety of PC-based networked CD-ROMs which can only be accessed from the computers on the north end of the IMC. Such CD-ROMs include the McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science (highly recommended), McGill's Survey of Science, and NewsBank's Science Source.

 

Search IMC's Catalogue Systems

Using the link from the IMC home page titled Glenbrook South Library Catalog, you will have opportunity to search the DYNIX catalog system to see IMC holdings. This search can be done from any computer within the school and even from home (if you have a TELNET connection). If you are not sure if you have a TELNET connection, then merely try it to see.

 

Search Glenview Library's Catalogue Systems

Using the link from the IMC home page titled Other Library Catalogs, you will have opportunity to search the catalogue of the Glenview Public Library. This search can be done from within the school or from home if you have a TELNET connection. If you are not sure if you have a TELNET connection, then merely try it to see.

 

Internet Resources

Pre-Selected Sites

A variety of useful Internet sites have already been investigated and catalogued on a web site for each individual project. Each site includes an annotated description and is accompanied by a direct link.

Musical Instruments

Auto Collisions

ET

Sight and Sound

Roller Coasters

Sports

Planetary Motion

Special Relativity

Sailing

 

Search Engines

Alta Vista

Excite

Hot Bot

Lycos

Dog Pile (a multi-threaded search engine)

A listing of additional search engines is available from the IMC home page using the Keyword Searchi Enginea link.

 

Internet Indexes

Yahoo

A listing of additional Internet indexes is available from the IMC home page using the Subject Searching link.

 

Other Options

Ask Jeeves (ask a question of Jeeves, the internet butler; he'll help you find the answer.)

 

Useful Science Sites

The following sites typically contain useful information and resources about a variety of scientific topics.

The Exploratorium Museum

Bill Nye the Science Guy

Nova

Scientific American Magazine

The New Scientist Magazine

Popular Science Magazine

Popular Mechanics Magazine

Discover Magazine

Science Daily Magazine

The Mad Scientist Network

Science Magazine

 

 

Colaboration Resources

Suggested Ideas

A variety of ideas on how to colaborate with other students and scientific experts have been suggested for each individual project. These ideas are listed on separated pages.

Musical Instruments

Auto Collisions

ET

Sight and Sound

Roller Coasters

Sports

Planetary Motion

Special Relativity

Sailing

 

Glenbrook South Student Idea Database

An online database will be maintained which allows students to input ideas, successes, failures, questions, and answers. Records can be submitted and/or retrieved from the database on a separate page.

 

 



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ET

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Roller Coasters

Sports

Planetary Motion

Special Relativity

Sailing


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Project Pitfalls

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The Project Corner

Resources

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Tom Henderson

Howard Jenewein

John Lewis

Neil Schmidgall

Dave Smith

Suzanne Webb

Brian Wegley

This page last updated on 4/2/98.