When starting your research, coming up with useful keywords can be difficult. Using a dictionary to find definitions can sometimes help the process by uncovering terms and synonyms.
Try typing the keywords 'foraging' or 'seasonal' into the Oxford Reference search box below and explore some of the entries. You might find some keywords or concepts you can use in your assessment tasks.
The important words within your assignment question can generally be separated into three categories:
You have a better chance of finding information and answering your assignment question if you have a clear idea of the concept of your assignment. For example, let's take a close look at the following task:
Evaluate how seasonal changes affect the foraging behaviour of King Penguins. Specifically include Macquarie Island in your evaluation.
|Key concepts;||seasonal changes; foraging behaviour; King Penguins|
|Qualifying words & phrases||Macquarie Island|
Read a couple of the entries for an overview of the concept, and see whether they suggest any alternate terms that you can use in your information searching.
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