Resources for schools
This site provides the media and the general public with information about the Australia Telescope National Facility and educational resources on many aspects of astronomy. Link from Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF) home page.
CensusAtSchool is a free Internet based data education research data, developed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) for Australian teachers and students.
iPhone and iPod touch - An educational game, for middle year students, designed to get one thinking about storm preparation and disaster resilience.
The Biotechnology Online Secondary School Resource provides balanced and factual information about biotechnology. It has been designed to fit with Australian State and Territory Science curriculums, with cross-over into Studies of Society and the Environment to allow for broader discussion of issues.
School communities around Australia can increase understanding about the issues surrounding bullying, harassment and violence, hear others' stories, find out about resources, and share strategies and success stories across the nation.
The Civics and Citizenship Education website provides teaching and learning resources relating to all aspects of the democratic process in Australia. It includes knowledge and understanding of our democratic heritage, political and legal structures and the shared values underpinning our pluralistic and multicultural society, such as freedom, tolerance, respect, responsibility and inclusion.
Classroom Antarctica is designed to help both teachers and students gain a greater awareness of the global importance of Antarctica, of Australia's role in Antarctica, past and present, and our commitment to its future. We can learn much from studying Antarctica and the Southern Ocean and their ecosystems, how scientific programs are supported there and how people live in the harsh, isolated environment.
There are nine CSIRO Science Education Centres around Australia. Excite and educate students and teachers with curriculum linked hands-on workshops at your school or our centres. They also run Double Helix events, holiday programs and other activities.
CSIRO scientists and engineers have contributed to the success and wellbeing of Australia and the world through their innovations and discoveries. CSIROpedia tells the story of their achievements and achievers.
CyberNetrix is an Internet safety education program for secondary school aged students. It forms part of the NetAlert CyberSafe Schools program and contains interactive activities for children to use.
CyberQuoll is an Internet safety program for primary schools. It forms part of NetAlert's CyberSafe Schools initiative and is designed to help children learn important Internet safety messages.
Links to a resource site on emergency management for Australian students and teachers. Site contains teaching resources, images, competitions, and other information for learning about emergency management.
The AQIS Education Page contains a wide range of education resources, fact sheets and activities for teachers and students, including information for students studying their HSC (or equivalent).
Join educators at the Australian National Botanic Gardens on a 40 hectare outdoor living classroom for an array of hands-on engaging, curriculum-linked educational experiences. Students will have the unique experience of seeing native plants from four of Australia's major ecosystems within one easily accessible site.
Australian Bureau of Statistics page with educational resources for teachers and students, including CensusAtSchool, education and training related statistics, and reference material.
Fabulous facts about Australia's distinctive landscape. Includes Australia through time; dimensions; landforms; land tenure.
Face the Facts education resource is designed to complement the material in the Face the Facts publication and forms a part of the Australian Human Rights Commission's human rights education program. The activities are suitable for use in a range of key learning areas for secondary students across Australia. Teaching notes, student activities and worksheets are provided, plus a range of recommended online resources and further reading.
Information for teachers and students about whales, dolphins and porpoises including discovery game and minke whale video.
Does your school hold elections? Get Voting makes it easy to run a fair and fun school election. Get Voting encourages the school community to value voting - developing students' trust, confidence and motivation to participate in their democracy.
The Global Education website , funded by AusAID, supports teachers to include a global perspective in their classrooms. The website has been developed to meet changes in teaching, technology and learning styles.
The Australian Human Rights Commission's rightsED resources include a range of interactive, education activities for teachers and their students. They are designed to introduce students to human rights concepts in an engaging, relevant way.
Assists teachers to find quality resources on multicultural education, anti-racism and exploring new strategies to promote cultural diversity and tolerance.
By teaching kids how to handle money from an early age, you give them the essential knowledge and skills to make wise financial decisions throughout their lives This website includes resources to support Phase 1 of the new Australian Curriculum.
iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android - The National Library of Australia mobile catalogue is a fast and easy way to search the collection and to find resources whenever and wherever you are.
The National Pollutant Inventory (NPI) provides free information about substance emissions in Australia. Check out the substance fact sheets and explore the pollution map to learn about emissions around your home and how to reduce them. Test your knowledge by playing the true/false pollution quiz.
The Parliament and Civics Education Rebate (PACER) provides a subsidy for schools travelling more than 150 kilometres to visit Canberra as part of a civics and citizenship education excursion. The excursion should be attended by students in Year 4 to Year 12.
Racism. No Way aims to tackle racism in schools in Australia, through providing teachers, school students, parents and governors with games, research and lesson ideas that explore the causes and effects of racism for practical use in the classroom.
Inside Reef Ed, you'll find a wonderful collection of resources about the amazing animals, plants, habitats and features of the Great Barrier Reef. Whether you are looking for information for a project or just want to learn more about the Reef, Reef Ed is the perfect place to explore the wonders of Australia's most precious reef ecosystem, the Great Barrier Reef.
Resources index page on Australian Citizenship. This page contains interactive puzzles and activities to engage students and assist them to learn about Australian citizenship. There are also teaching resources for upper primary and lower secondary schools.
Investigate the National Archives’ collection through education resources designed to connect with life in the classroom.
CSIRO operates school programs around Australia including awards, competitions, student workshops and research projects, teacher professional development and teacher resources. CSIRO's Double Helix Science Club offers plenty of action for schools. CSIRO Discovery Centre in Canberra provides visiting school groups with modern science laboratories, an interactive science exhibition and hands-on programs.
Smartcopying is the official guide to copyright Issues for Australian Schools and TAFE.
Discover the state of the Australian environment – the SoE 2011 is a valuable resource for teachers, students, librarians, policy makers, environmental managers, consultants and the general public. The SoE is supported by a mix of summaries and detailed information as well as discussions of the drivers of environmental change, resilience, risks and what the future might look like.
Subject-specific experiments and activities from the Bureau of Meteorology, designed for students and teachers. Resources include brochures, weather kits, health & physical education, mathematics, science, SOSE (geography), and the arts.
Sustainability education develops skills, knowledge and values that promote behaviour in support of a sustainable environment. It is not confined to formal schooling. It also occurs in a wide range of non-formal education settings at work and at home.
Educational resource for use by individuals, students and teachers to help improve understanding of the Australian tax and superannuation systems.
The Real Game Series is a collection of six levels of experiential, engaging and highly effective programs to help students see the relevance of their programs of study to their future career plans.