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Hi everyone,

My Biology IA is based on the rate of photosynthesis and I will be discussing about its limiting factors in my background information and their affects on the rate of photosynthesis. Most of my knowledge comes from IGCSE, or from an online teaching/textbook-course thingy called Kognity. Would that be citeable? As you can only access Kognity pages if your school as registered.

An example Kognity page is this: https://isb.kognity.com/study/app/biology-sl-fe-2016/molecular-biology/photosynth-core/limiting-core/

Also, is this link citeable? Because its basically a document that outlines everything and there is no clear author/not sure if this is counted as an article/website/manuscript??

http://www.rsc.org/learn-chemistry/content/filerepository/CMP/00/001/068/Rate of photosynthesis limiting factors.pdf

 

Any help is appreciated, thank you so much!

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I think that generally, you should aim to have sources from either textbooks or science journals in your IA, so this does not necessarily have to be the knowledge that you have learnt. I'm not sure if that made sense, but what I mean is that you can just search on google for another source that has the same information? I'm not too sure about Kognity though, I've never used it before and the link isn't accessible without a login.

As for the other source, I think your best bet would be to cite it as a website, that's usually what I do when I'm not sure what to categorise it as. The author for that I guess would be "RSC", so it should be okay to cite.

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6 hours ago, yara560 said:

I think that generally, you should aim to have sources from either textbooks or science journals in your IA, so this does not necessarily have to be the knowledge that you have learnt. I'm not sure if that made sense, but what I mean is that you can just search on google for another source that has the same information? I'm not too sure about Kognity though, I've never used it before and the link isn't accessible without a login.

As for the other source, I think your best bet would be to cite it as a website, that's usually what I do when I'm not sure what to categorise it as. The author for that I guess would be "RSC", so it should be okay to cite.

That makes sense, thank you so much!! 

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