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Accounting

  • Australian Taxation Office

  • Basic Accounting Concepts | AccountingCoach.com

  • Accounting Dictionary - A comprehensive accounting dictionary and financial glossary of financial terms

  • Accounting Quiz - Online quizzes for accounting students to test their knowledge

  • http://www.accountingweb.com/ - News relevant to the accounting industry.

  • Everyone's ABC of Accounting Language - A great accounting study guide, designed for students to "take some of the pain out of studying."


  • Commerce

  • Credit cards

  • Origins of Money and banking

  • Richard Willsher Jargon Buster


  • Economics

  • Australian Stock Exchange

  • Economics guides


  • English

    English 1 & 2

    Cosi
  • Così: Themes & Symbols

  • Cosi flashcards Quizlet

  • I'm not scared. Niccolo Ammaniti
  • Guardian review

  • Age Text Talk July 31 2006: Fields of broken dreams

  • Reading Guide from Bookbrowse book club:

  • English Literature 1 & 2

    Dead Poet's Society
  • Welton Academy Library : script of Dead Poets Society Provides information on Dead Poets Society including the script and analysis of the film

  • Dead Poets Society - Summary: Summary of the movie Dead Poets Society (Dead Poet Society)

  • ESLnotes.com - The English Learner Movie Guides :The English Learner Movie Guides, which are an innovative tool in the learning of English as a Second Language (ESL). Each guide reviews one popular movie, with a plot summary, list of major characters, and an extensive glossary of vocabulary and cutural references.

  • http://www.enotes.com/topic/Dead_Poets_Society

  • Henry V : Shakespeare
  • Spark Notes Henry V

  • Slaughterhouse 5 - Vonnegut
  • Sparknotes: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/slaughter/

  • Gradesaver: http://www.gradesaver.com/slaughterhouse-five/

  • 85 page Studyguide from bookrags: http://www.bookrags.com/notes/sl5/index.htm

  • Random House study guide: http://www.randomhouse.com/highschool/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780440180296&view=tg

  • The Great Gatsby
  • Spark notes – complete guide: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/gatsby

  • Homework online : http://www.homework-online.com/tgg/index.asp

  • Classic notes : http://www.gradesaver.com/the-great-gatsby/

  • Bibliomania Study Guide

  • English Literature 3 & 4

    Opened Ground : Seamus Heaney
  • NY Times review of Heaney's works

  • Poets.org biographical note about Seamus Heaney

  • Interview from Daily Telegraph UK

  • Seamus Heaney: Redistributing the field by Richard Tillinghast

  • PATHWAYS- PRESTON

    Outsiders - S.E. Hinton
  • Spark notes: The Outsiders

  • Cliff Notes

  • The Simple Gift
  • eNotes Summary - The simple gift

  • Year 10 English

    Macbeth
  • Navigating Macbeth

  • Macbeth Summary & Study Guide eNotes

  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare Book Notes Free Study guide

  • Shakespeare's Macbeth: Revision resources BBC includes videos

  • No Fear Shakespeare Spark notes Macbeth with modern English

  • The Divine Wind
  • SACE 2 student response to the Divine Wind

  • The Messenger
  • Youtube book trailer of the Messenger

  • All Readers book review

  • Year 10 English Literature

    Catcher in the Rye
  • Themes of Catcher in the Rye from litcharts.com

  • The Catcher in the Rye book notes, including 49 pages of chapter summaries, symbolism and quotes.

  • 60 second recap

  • Shmoop Literature study guides and teacher resources

  • The Praises and Criticisms of J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye

  • http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/learn/caught-in-the-danger-zone-of-adolescence-aug-24/

  • http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/catcher/

  • The Catcher in the Rye – Novel analysis.

  • Shmoop study guide: http://www.shmoop.com/catcher-in-the-rye/

  • Shine
  • NY Times "Prodigy with as many Scars as Gifts"

  • Sometimes Gladness
  • Sydney Studies: Much More You Could Say: Noel Rowe

  • The Crucible
  • Chronology of Events relating to the Salem Witch Trials: http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/salem/asal_ch.htm

  • City Guide to Salem and Witch Trials: http://www.salemweb.com/guide/witches.shtml

  • Novel guide study guide for the Crucible: http://www.novelguide.com/thecrucible/index.html

  • Schmoop study guide : http://www.shmoop.com/crucible/

  • ABC Sunday School with Libbi Gorr

  • Year 7 Advanced English

    The Hobbit
  • Sparknotes guide to the Hobbit

  • Tolkien's Middle Earth: Lesson plans for Secondary School educators. Units 2 & 3

  • The Tolkien Society: Introduction to the Hobbit. Chapters and Themes

  • Hobbit Worksheets from classroomjr.com

  • Activities based on the novel and comic adaptation from RM Education UK

  • The Hobbit Study Guide from Scribd.com

  • Year 9 Advanced English

    Animal Farm : George Orwell
  • Grade-saver study guide and analysis

  • Bibliomania study guide Animal Farm

  • Merchant of Venice : Shakespeare
  • Spark notes for Merchant of Venice

  • Cliff's notes for Merchant of Venice

  • Youtube pt 1 version with Laurence Olivier 1974

  • Year 9 English

    Shiny guys : Doug Macleod
  • Goodreads book reviews: the Shiny Guys

  • the World of Doug MacLeod

  • Teachers' notes for the Shiny Guys

  • Review blog from Readplus


  • Health/Recreation

  • Australian sport

  • Health Central.com


  • History

    Ancient Egypt

  • Ancient Egypt Online

  • British museum - interactive learning Ancient Egypt

  • Akhet Egyptology.

  • The Mummy Page

  • BBC Student Resources for Ancient Egypt

  • Highlights of the Egyptian Collection

  • Hieroglyphs

  • Odyssey online: Egypt

  • Ancient Egypt

  • Australian History

  • National Archives of Australia: http://www.naa.gov.au/

  • Sir Joseph Banks : http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/banks/

  • Bushrangers/Ned Kelly
  • http://www.ironoutlaw.com/

  • Australian Bushrangers

  • Bushranger site: Profiles of bushrangers, where and how they lived, what they looked like, what they said, poetry, song, frequently asked questions, and classroom activities

  • Gold Rush
  • Sovereign Hill. : http://www.sovereignhill.com.au/?id=education

  • Gold-SBS special: http://www.sbs.com.au/gold/

  • Australian Mining History:(includes timeline): http://www.readyed.com.au/Sites/minehist.htm

  • Australians at War

  • Australian War Memorial : http://www.awm.gov.au/

  • Boer War
  • http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages-conflicts-periods/other/boers.htm

  • Korean War
  • http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages-conflicts-periods/malaya-korea/korea.htm

  • Vietnam War
  • http://www.1-5th-m-25th-inf-1966.com/

  • http://www.gruntsview.org/

  • Vets with a mission

  • Vietnam Veterans education page

  • Voyages to Vietnam: Photographs from Vietnam

  • War Memorial site

  • Conscription

  • Chronicle of the Vietnam War....The Australian Commitment :

  • World War I
  • http://www.diggerhistory.info/pages-conflicts-periods/ww1/0-ww1-cat-index.htm

  • Posters

  • Trenches on the Web

  • Primary Sources for World War 1

  • World War II
  • http://ozatwar.com/

  • Home Front, John Curtin:

  • The Evacuees,A wartime story from Australia:

  • Middle Ages

    Abbeys
  • http://www.britainexpress.com/History/TheMedievalChurch.htm

  • http://www.newyorkcarver.com/Abbey.htm

  • http://www.camelotintl.com/heritage/historichouses/south_east/bealieu/index.html

  • Medieval life
  • http://www.camelotintl.com/village/index.html

  • The Black Death
  • Black Death caused by a virus? : http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2004/01/22/2857189.htm

  • The Black Death : http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/plague.htm

  • Past, present and future of the Bubonic plague from Ted.ed

  • Revolutions

    French Revolution
  • Internet Modern History Sourcebook : Source materials and documents

  • Exploring the French Revolution : This authoritative site, from a collaboration between two US Universities, about the French Revolution, has over 338 texts, 245 images, and a number of maps and songs related to the period. The site includes ten essays on the main themes of the revolution, timeline and many primary source documents.

  • Blakeney Manor, home of the Scarlet Pimpernel

  • Blakeney Manor: Links to More French Revolution Web Pages

  • The French Revolution : Beginning in 1789, the Revolution affected every aspect of France, and this page contains relevant links

  • Jacques Louis David : Brief biography and influences from the Web Museum, Paris. Reproductions of some of his best known paintings.

  • The Siege and Commune of Paris, 1870-1871. : This site contains links to over 1200 digitized photographs and images recorded during the Siege and Commune of Paris cir.1871. In addition to the images in this set, the Library's Siege & Commune Collection contains 1500 caricatures, 68 newspapers in hard-copy and film, hundreds of books and pamphlets and about 1000 posters. Additions are made regularly

  • http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=1515

  • Historywiz

  • What is the Third Estate? Abbey Sieyes

  • British Newspaper coverage of the French Revolution

  • French revolution MacroHistory

  • The History Guide: Origins of the French Revolution. Lecture 11

  • Spark Notes: The Spark Notes website has basic information about the French revolution that includes an overview, summary of events, key people and terms, France’s financial crisis: 1783–1788, Estates-General: 1789, National Assembly: 1789–1791, escalating violence: 1791–1792, reign of terror and the Thermidorian reaction: 1792–1795, Directory: 1795–1799. The website also has study questions, essay topics, quiz and suggestions for further reading

  • Russia 1914-1945
  • Internet Modern History Sourcebook / Russian Revolution

  • Notes on the 20th Century

  • The Path to Revolution (Official Russian Site)

  • Russian Revolution

  • Russian Revolution Dates

  • Was Stalinism Implicit in October?

  • US Slavery and Civil War

    Civil War
  • The Civil War - includes timeline, exhibits, documents and maps

  • Slavery
  • African-American Pamphlet Collection - From Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1824-1909 presents 397 pamphlets by African-American authors and others who wrote about slavery, African colonization, Emancipation, Reconstruction and related topics.

  • Africans in America - This site features America's journey through slavery. It contains narratives, maps and teacher guides, as well as a four part examination of slavery 1450-1750, 1750-1805, 1791-1831 and 1831-1865 from PBS. Each part has historical description, documents, a resource bank and a teacher's guide.

  • American slave narratives - From 1936 to 1938, over 2,300 former slaves from across the American South were interviewed by writers and journalists. These former slaves, most born in the last years of the slave regime or during the Civil War, provided first-hand accounts of their experiences on plantations, in cities and on small farms.

  • Vikings

  • The Vikings - Site from PBS and NOVA that details the life of the Vikings and Norse stories, includes explore a Viking village (video), map, write your name in runes, secrets of Viking ships, and tree ring timeline

  • The Viking Network

  • The Thing

  • Year 10 History

    Atom Bomb
  • Atomic bomb:decision

  • If the Atomic Bomb had not been used: The Atlantic, 1946

  • Pearl Harbour
  • December 7, 1941: A Setup from the Beginning

  • Overview of Pearl Harbor

  • Year 7 Humanities

    Ancient China
  • Inventions

  • Dynasties

  • http://www.chinavista.com/travel/terracotta/warrior01.html

  • http://www.hbschool.com/newsbreak/terra.html

  • National geographic site

  • http://www-chaos.umd.edu/history/picts/firstemperor.gif

  • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/greatwall/Emperor.html

  • Ancient Rome
  • The Roman Empire in the First Century

  • Ancient Roman History Timeline

  • Sample plan of a Roman House

  • Roman Clothing - Centurion

  • Roman gods and symbols

  • Roman Army: click on the Resource link for the structure

  • Roman Republic resources

  • Roman myths

  • The Olmecs
  • Olmecs slideshare streetscholar guide

  • Olmec timeline and Definition from About Archaeology

  • Maps and youtube BBC documentary about the Olmec stone heads

  • http://www.aztec-history.com/olmec-civilization.html. Short excerpt

  • Olmec Civilization from Ancient Religions, Central America

  • Short easy summary with video from Tal academy

  • Year 9 History

    China 19th Century
  • Boxer Rebellion:http://www.smplanet.com/imperialism/fists.html

  • Taiping Rebellion : http://bhoffert.faculty.noctrl.edu/HST265/07.CrisisWithin.html

  • Taiping rebellion and the formation of the Ever Victorious Army:http://www.soldiers-of-misfortune.com/history/frederick-townsend-ward.htm

  • Industrial Revolution
  • Scoop.it site Industrial Revolution: http://www.scoop.it/t/industrial-revoltion

  • Teacherlink site : http://www.teacherlink.org/content/social/instructional/industrialrevolution/home.html

  • Dicken's London in Pictures : http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/charles-dickens/9018185/Dickenss-London-in-pictures.html

  • Child Labor: http://www2.needham.k12.ma.us/nhs/cur/Baker_00/2002_p7/ak_p7/childlabor.html

  • “Please sir! I want some more!”: The Horror of Victorian-era Workhouses: http://scheong.wordpress.com/2010/01/31/please-sir-i-want-some-more-the-horror-of-victorian-era-workhouses/

  • The Workhouse comprehensive site: http://www.workhouses.org.uk/intro/

  • Women miners in English coal pits: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1842womenminers.asp


  • Humanities

  • Australia’s National Parks

  • Ecotourism

  • GTAV Links (Geography Links)

  • Lonely Planet destinations

  • National Geographic

  • Antarctica

  • Antarctic sounds

  • Shackleton picture story

  • Departure of Shackleton's British Antarctic Expeditionfrom NZ,live footage youtube

  • Animals in Antarctica

  • Interactive map of Antarctica

  • Human Impacts in Antarctica : from the Australian Antactic Division; Government site

  • The Last Husky: emperor penguin rookery (Flash video)

  • Actual photos taken bt Ross Sea Party 1915. Click on any picture for great info.

  • The great White Silence :youtube trailer of CAptain Scott

  • Antarctica files : explorers

  • Australian Ecosystems

    Coorong
  • Coorong and Lakes Alexandrina and Albert Ramsar Wetland - Fact sheet

  • Coorong Wetland Ecosystem

  • Daintree
  • Kakadu Australia's ancient wilderness. The Living Edens TV program has support information from the PBS organisation. The site has details of the seasons at Kakadu, crocodiles, the Kakadu controversy, a screen saver, classroom resources and other Web resources.

  • Energy resources of Australia. These pages give the Energy Resources Australia viewpoint about uranium mining at Ranger, and Jabiluka in Kakadu.

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority - Official site

  • This website has descriptions of the marine habitat and environments, pressures on the Reef and actions that can be taken. Suitable for study of Australian biomes.

  • Crown of Thorns Starfish

  • The Coasts and Oceans section of the Australian Department of the Environment and Heritage provides information covering coastal and ocean pollution, conservation, introduced marine pests, commercial fishing and international marine issues.

  • Murry-Darling Basin
  • About the Murray Darling Basin - Government site

  • Tasmanian Wilderness
  • http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/

  • http://www.forestrytas.com.au/forestrytas/

  • http://www.privateforests.tas.gov.au/

  • Australian Environmental Studies

    Pests and Ferals
  • Environment Australia search page for Invasive Species

  • Invasive species (Include weeds, feral animals, insects, Marine pests, diseases)

  • Endangered Australian Species

  • Threatened species Queensland

  • Animals
  • Species Profile and Threats Database : a list of all the endangered, extinct and vulnerable animals in Australia.

  • Endangered Species of Australia: lots of links to information and fact sheets

  • Threatened Species Network (TSN)- WWF- Australia

  • WA parks and wildlife: Endangered Species

  • Marine environments
  • Australian Marine Conservation Society

  • Marine turtles

  • Sharks in Australian waters - not all sharks are endangered, look down the webpage for the list.

  • Facts about dugongs

  • Plants
  • WA’s Critically Endangered Flora

  • Endangered world species

  • Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project

  • Poaching
  • WWF Rhinoceros

  • WWF Tiger poaching

  • Unsustainable and illegal wildlife trade

  • SOS - Sumatran Orangutan Society

  • Whaling
  • Whales on the Net

  • Man-made Disasters

    Major Oil Spills
  • Major Oil spills in Australia

  • Oil Spills in the USA - from NOAA- Oil and Chemical Spills

  • Oil spills: Environment education for kids

  • Nuclear
  • World Nuclear Organization home page

  • Salinity
  • Land and Water: CSIRO

  • Salinity; our silent disaster

  • Natural Disasters

  • http://www.ga.gov.au/hazards/index.jsp

  • http://www.ga.gov.au/scientific-topics/hazards

  • Natural disaster management from Global Education

  • The National Geographic magazine website has excellent photographic representations of recent disasters as well as facts, text and video information

  • Natural disasters News stories- Science Daily

  • Droughts
  • El Nino - Of Droughts and Flooding Rains

  • Understanding drought

  • Drought Statement

  • African Water Drought Policy Development

  • Earthquakes
  • San Francisco Earthquake 1906

  • 1994 Los Angeles earthquake

  • Savage Earth: Restless Planet

  • Christchurch quake map

  • February 2011 NZ earthquake Youtube news clip

  • Floods
  • El Nino - Of Droughts and Flooding Rains - by Dr Neville Nicholls ABC Science

  • Flood! - NOVA Online PBS

  • Flooding: Disaster Management Services Queensland

  • Tsunamis
  • http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/tsunami/

  • http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/animations/tsunami/main.html

  • http://www.bom.gov.au/info/tsunami/tsunami_info.shtml

  • 2011 Sendai earthquake and tsunami

  • Cause of Japanese tsunami 2011

  • Japan Tsunami youtube

  • Tsunami Basics from Geoscience Australia

  • Volcanoes
  • Volcano Live

  • Cascade Volcano Observatory, Mt St Helens

  • Volcanoes in the South East Asian Region

  • Earth's Active Volcanoes: by Geographic Region

  • National GeographicMt Merapi Indonesia Eruption 2010

  • Rainforests

  • Global Forest Watch

  • Rainforest-Australia

  • Rainforest Rescue - Help us Save the Daintree

  • Plants and Animals of the Wet Tropics

  • Threatened species of Queensland

  • Deforestation
  • Amazon sustainability

  • Rainforest Action Network

  • Rainforests

  • DeforestAction:Young people across the planet have united to create DeforestAction - a global collaborative project to halt the destruction of important rainforests

  • Greenpeace site:Information on environmental issues including climate change, deforestation, genetic engineering, whales, nuclear power, overfishing and more. Includes video, audio and photostories

  • The causes of rainforest destruction

  • Amazon Conservation Asssociation

  • Don't Palm Us Off Wild Orang-utans Video (MP4)

  • Food webs
  • Rainforest facts: food web

  • Sustainability
  • Rainforest products

  • Sustainable housing

  • Energy Smart homes: Education Department student links

  • Green Home Building - A wide range of information about sustainable architecture and natural building.Includes Energy efficiency and unusual building materials.

  • Your Home Design Guide - Contains factsheets about saving water and energy, passive design and planning, long-term cost savings, what to look for when buying a home, and much more.

  • Water Resources

  • Education: Melbourne Water - Education resources for teaching about the water systems of Melbourne and the environment surrounding. Primary and secondary resources.


  • Legal Studies

  • Australian Institute of Criminology

  • Australasian Legal Information Institute

  • Family Court of Australia

  • Victorian Legal Resources


  • LOTE

    French

    French language
  • Beginning French grammar

  • French Regional Travel Information
  • Lonely Planet France Guide

  • CIA factbook

  • The Paris pages (in French)

  • Introduction to Paris

  • La Tour Eiffel

  • Lyon

  • Brittany

  • Normandy

  • Loire

  • Bourgogne ( click on English flag for English translation)

  • Midi-Pyrenees

  • Languedoc Roussillon (click on English flag)

  • Italian

    Italy
  • Florence Art Guide

  • Arcaini's Italy Home page

  • In Italy Online-Things to see in Italy

  • Northern Italian Food: regional recipes

  • Italian Soccer

  • Italian Soccer Clubs

  • Italian Cars

  • Italian Inventors and inventions

  • Sardininan Costumes

  • Your Way to Florence

  • Japanese

  • Guide to Japan

  • Japan Times Online

  • Kids Web Japan

  • Highlighting Japan online magazine


  • Mathematics

  • History of mathematics Archive


  • Philosophy

    Year 11

  • The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

  • Stanford Encyclopedia of philosophy

  • Ethics
  • philosophy bites: Podcasts of famous philosophers being interviewed on contemporary issues.

  • Logic and Reasoning
  • Logical Arguments: from www.phlosophypages.com

  • Metaphysics
  • Internet classics Archive. Aristotle: Metaphysics

  • Year 12

    Mind/ Body
  • René Descartes

  • Science, Belief, Knowledge
  • David Hume 1711-1776

  • Comprehensive entry on David Hume

  • Karl Popper and Critical Rationalism from I.E.P.

  • The Good Life
  • Politics by Aristotle in Internet Classics Archive

  • Crito by Plato in Internet Classics Archive

  • Friedrich Nietzsche short biography entry


  • Political Studies

  • Australian Constitution

  • Australian Electoral Commission

  • Australian Politics Resource

  • The High Court

  • Parliament of Australia

  • Parliament of Victoria

  • Parliamentary Education Office.


  • Psychology

  • ABC Science

  • ADHD

  • All about Psychology

  • Allpsych Online: The virtual psychology classroom


  • Religious Education

    Buddhism

  • Buddhanet, Buddhist information and Education network

  • BBC Site contains an overview of Buddhist beliefs and ethics, illustrated

  • Introduction to Buddhism

  • Christian/Catholic

  • New Advent : Catholic Website

  • The Vatican : The Holy See

  • Catholic Information Centre

  • BibleGateway.com, a free service for reading and researching Scripture online

  • Texts and Traditions

  • The New Testament Gateway

  • From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians

  • My Utmost for my Highest, Oswald Chambers

  • Ethics and Morality

  • Animal rights Dept. Education Vic websites

  • Honour Killings :The Honour Killings Debate in Canada: Sheldon Chumir Foundation

  • Is Torture ever justifiable? About guide

  • The conversation: http://theconversation.com/topics/live-exports

  • Ban Live export FAQ's: http://www.banliveexport.com/facts/frequently-asked-questions.php

  • How the West should treat Honor Killings: Reuters

  • GM food debate: Australian Jan 18 2013

  • Australians oppose TV junk food ads, warm to GM foods : the Conversation

  • Abortion
  • BBC Ethics guide: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ethics/abortion/

  • Right to Life Australia

  • Islam

  • BBC site with overview of Islamic beliefs. UK focus

  • Gallery of Islamic art and Calligraphy: by Kathleen Seidel, consisting of numerous images of Islamic calligraphy, illumination, and painting (including images of Abraham, Muhammad, Ali, and various Sufis and dervishes), as well as Islamic metalwork, ceramics, and textiles, to mention a few. Ms. Seidel has included this gallery, together with a Sufi Cookbook that she has authored, in her online book

  • Islamic Pictures and Images, Islamic Art

  • Jerusalem Mosque, "Dome of the Rock":

  • Judaism

  • Judaism,Parts 1 & 2 History and beliefs

  • About Judaism- Judaism, Jewish Culture and Israel

  • Religious Diversity in Australia

  • Race Discrimination: Australian Human Rights commission

  • Africa to Australia: Do i really belong here? SBS interactive program

  • Muslims in Australia
  • Ramadan 2011- Ramadan awareness Campaign

  • Learning from One another :bringing Muslim perspectives into Australian schools. 120 p.extensive information

  • Australian Curriculum Studies Organisation: Many useful resources

  • Sikhs in Australia
  • SBS radio and language site: photos, stories, commentaries


  • Science

    Biology

  • Biolinks Database: great websites and online resources with relevant and quality information

  • Podcasts from VCE Biology teacher Andrew Douch.

  • Human Genome Project

  • Forces: Bridges, Bungies and Towers

  • Great buildings and structures

  • Bridges
  • Nova online Super bridge - Super Bridge; learn about the four major types of bridges, and then test your knowledge. Looks at Suspension, Cantilever, Arch and Beam bridges. A fun site that lets the user place the bridge in its best location.

  • BridgeLinks - Site which lists many links to bridge websites.- arch bridges, beam bridges, box-girder bridges, cable stayed bridges , cantilever bridges, moving bridges, pre-stressed bridges, suspension bridges, truss bridges

  • * Geometry of Bridge Construction - How bridges work! All types of bridge, and the science behind them. Includes illustrations and physics involved

  • Bungy jumping
  • The physics and history of the sport - The physics behind the sport of Bungy jumping, as well as a brief history. A useful site, but not all the known facts by any stretch of the imagination.

  • Triangles in Structures
  • Building Big: All About Skyscrapers - Great website from PBS related to skyscrapers. Shows forces

  • Building big : shapes lab

  • Human Biology

    Body systems and Diseases
  • Brain Anatomy

  • Human Anatomy

  • All about our kidneys

  • Functions of the liver during the excretory process

  • Diseases and Conditions: from kidshealth website

  • How does diabetes affect the body

  • Understanding the Lymphatic system

  • Anaemia

  • Appendicitis: Government website

  • digestion Animation from McGraw-Hill

  • Penny Farthing Bicycle Assignment

    Bicycles
  • The second in series of sport science resources developed by San Francisco's Exploratorium, The Science of Cycling takes you behind the scenes to learn about the sport from the perspective of top athletes, bicycle makers, and scientists.

  • Physics

  • The Physics classroom

  • Fear of Physics:Topics covered include Speed and Acceleration, Collisions, Rollercoaster, Things that Spin, Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Friction, Gravity, Pendulums, Doppler Effect, Zero G.

  • Flash Animations for Physics

  • Interactive Physics: Topics covered include Diffraction, Lenses, Bouncing Ball, Pendulum, Circuits, Light Dispersion

  • Physclips: a mutimedia resource

  • Waves, light and sound

  • Nuclear Fission
  • Fission: - describes the process of Fission. From the website ABCs of Nuclear Science

  • US Nuclear Regulatory Commission : - information on nuclear reactors, nuclear materials, radioactive waste and nuclear security

  • Psychology

  • Australian Psychology Society

  • Science 7-10

  • NASA Homepage

  • Web Elements (Periodic Table)

  • Volcanoes

  • Earth and Space
  • Solar system scope

  • NASA space missions

  • Welcome to the planets NASA website

  • Voyage to the planets ABC TV

  • The nine planets astronomy for kids

  • Mars odyssey

  • Scienceworks Discovery Centre Resources

  • Explore Space topics

  • Tides: Enchanted learning site

  • What causes the tides?

  • What's your favourite planet?

  • What causes the different seasons (animation)

  • Reasons for seasons

  • Earth's structure

  • Earth: internal structure

  • Year 7 Physics/ Biology assignment
  • Physics4kids.com Friction basics

  • Separating Mixtures

    Oil Spills
  • http://earthsci.org/mineral/energy/gasexpl/spill.html

  • http://www.newtonsapple.tv/video.php?id=1043

  • Sewage Treatment
  • Melbourne Water:This is where students and their teachers can dive into facts about water in Melbourne.

  • How Sewer and Septic Systems Work

  • Sydney water site.

  • Year 8 Science

  • Science Bacteria Pathfinder

  • Year 9 Science

    The Senses
  • Touch: How stuff works

  • Touch: peripheral neuropathy

  • Touch : Leprosy

  • Hearing: http://www.webmd.com/brain/picture-of-the-ear

  • Hearing: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/diagram-of-the-ear-and-its-function.html

  • Hearing: http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/Pages/Default.aspx

  • Ear infections: http://www.humanillnesses.com/original/E-Ga/Ear-Infections.html

  • Deafness: http://www.medicinenet.com/deafness/article.htm

  • Video of external ear: http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/anatomy-of-the-ears-external-structures.html

  • Sight: http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/

  • http://www.eyehealthweb.com/eye-anatomy/

  • http://www.medicalook.com/Eye_diseases/

  • http://www.geteyesmart.org/eyesmart/diseases/age-related-macular-degeneration/index.cfm

  • http://www.medicinenet.com/blindness/article.htm

  • http://www.glaucoma.org.au/what.htm

  • Eye structure: http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/the-eye-and-eyesight-large-structures.html

  • Smell: http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/smelltaste/pages/smell.aspx

  • http://www.medicinenet.com/smell_disorders/article.htm

  • http://www.wisegeek.com/how-does-the-sense-of-smell-work.htm

  • http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/the-sense-of-smell-olfactory-bulb-and-the-nose.html

  • Taste: http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/smelltaste/pages/taste.aspx

  • Taste: http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9659

  • http://education-portal.com/academy/lesson/taste-touch-and-smell.html


  • Technology

    Food Technology

  • Food Science Australia

  • Food and Nutrition Information Centre

  • General Technology

    Batteries
  • http://home.howstuffworks.com/battery1.htm

  • http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/dc.htm

  • http://www.amasci.com/elect/elefaq.html

  • http://www.pbs.org/tesla/ins/ins_acdc.html

  • Electronics
  • Electronics Tutorials - Ian C. Purdie, Australia

  • Electronics - Design and Technology Online

  • PCB Online - Electronics, Design and Technology Online

  • Alex's Electronic Resource Library - An Online Guide to Useful Electrical and Electronic Information

  • Basic Soldering and Resoldering Guide - Alan Winstanley, Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library.

  • Static Electricity - Science Made Simple

  • DC Circuits - Department of Physics, University of Guelph

  • Electrical Electronics - Henry J. Bacon

  • Internal combustion Engine
  • http://science.howstuffworks.com/two-stroke.htm

  • http://www.howstuffworks.com/engine.htm

  • Power Tools
  • http://www.ryobitools.com/

  • Technology - Design

  • Design Addict

  • Design 4 Future

  • CSIRO : Australia Scientific and Industrial Research

  • Design Boom

  • Experience Design Resources Links

  • Woodwork
  • Artwood Gallery of Fine Woodworking

  • Creative Woodcraft Plans

  • Free Woodworking Plans

  • Shopnotes Magazine

  • Woodsmith Magazine


  • The Arts

    Art

  • National Gallery of Art (Washington)

  • National Gallery of Australia

  • Jeffrey Smart - Biographical information on Australian painter Jeffrey Smart with click on images of his work.

  • Morning, Yarragon siding by Jeffrey Smart - Jeffrey Smart is Australia's most celebrated expatriate artist. This site provides brief exhibition notes on his work "Morning, Yarragon siding"

  • Artcyclopedia - Chuck Close [American Photorealist Painter, born in 1940]

  • Art Cylopedia:The Fine Art Search Engine

  • Architecture
  • The Great Buildings collection - This gateway to architecture around the world and across history documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects, with 3D models, photographic images and architectural drawings, commentaries, bibliographies, web links, and more, for famous designers and structures of all kinds.

  • Drama

  • Great Drama Links

  • Absolute Shakespeare

  • Shakespeare

  • Andrew Lloyd Webber Online

  • Music

  • Composers

  • Glossary of Musical Terms


  • VET

  • New Apprenticeships