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Year 12: Term 2: Comparative Anatomy: Circulatory System

Term 2: Cold War

Your assignment

Some useful resources and tips for your assignment, including sample articles which have been deconstructed to show you the features of a science magazine

Selected Search Engines

2.3 Statistical Sources (Mostly Web-Based)

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Reserve Bank of Australia Chart Pack

Trading Economics.com (Economic indicators)

DFAT (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

ABARES (Australian Bureau of Agricultural, Resource Economics and Science)

The World Factbook

Access Economics: Business Outlook (CDs in the Library at 330.9048 BUS)

SEE ALSO the Subscription Databases to the right.

OneSearch

The ENTIRE collection of resources provided by the BBC Library can now be searched on ONE single, powerful search platform, which retrieves print books, eBooks, database articles and websites. Click HERE for assistance.

Deconstructed Science Magazine Article

This is a real article which has been deconstructed to show you all the features.

Deconstructed Science Magazine Article

Articles from the Web and Academic Journals

Grasshopper  

University of Wyoming: General Morphology and Biology of Grasshoppers

North Carolina State University: Circulatory System of Insects

Handy Bug Answer Book : Insect bodies - The Inside
Article from 'Handy Bug Answer Book', 1998

 

NC State University : General Entomology - Circulatory System

University of Connecticut: Lecture on Insect Circulatory System

Fish    

University of Tennessee: Vascular System

Stanford University: Fish and Human Circulation 
A short comparison

Frog   
Fauna of Australia : Morphology and Physiology of the Anura Penn State University: Circulatory System - Frog Dissection for Biology 110
Bird   
Eastern Kentucky University : Avian Circulatory System Poultry Hub: Circulatory System
Human  

University of the Cumberlands: Human Circulatory System

Live Science : Circulatory System

Kimball's Biology Pages : Anatomy of the Human Circulatory System

Kimball's Biology Pages : The Human Circulatory System - how it works

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute : How the Heart Works

Mayo Clinic : The Heart and Circulatory System - How They Work

Comparisons   

LibreTexts: Overview of the Circulatory System

Pulsus@NCBI (National Centre for Biotechnology Information) Experimental and Clinical Cardiology: The Heart and Heart Conducting System in the Kingdom of Animals - A Comparative Approach in its Evolution

Georgia Tech: Biology 1520 - Animal Circulatory Systems

Schmoop: Animal Circulation Systems

Estrella Mountain Community College: The Circulatory System

Libre Texts : Overview of the Circulatory System
Fish, Reptiles, Mammals & Birds,  

Los Angeles Mission College: Circulation - Comparisons of Human, Fish, Grasshopper and Frog

Eastern Kentucky University: Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy Lecture Notes - Circulatory System

Access Science : Circulation

Databases

We recommend the following databases for this assignment.
When you are away from the campus you will need to login using the appropriate username and password which you should have in an email from the Head of Library


Access Science is an EXCELLENT science encyclopedia!

 

Useful Ebooks

Check out these excellent ebooks on the human circulatory system. Just enter your student number as both username AND password.