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Information Technology

  • Tech Encyclopedia


  • Health/Recreation

  • Australian sport

  • Health Central.com


  • Religious Education

    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

  • Judaism

  • Religious pictures and posters

  • Judaism,Parts 1 & 2 History and beliefs

  • Infoplease : Judaism

  • About Judaism- Judaism, Jewish Culture and Israel

  • 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":

  • Buddhism

  • Buddhanet, Buddhist information and Education network

  • Buddhism pictures

  • http://buddhism.about.com/index.htm?terms=buddhism

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

  • Introduction to Buddhism

  • Religious Diversity in Australia

  • Religion, Church & Missions in Australia from NSW State Library

  • Race Discrimination: Australian Human Rights commission

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

  • Sikhs in Australia
  • Dying Wish:The final leg of the amazing journey of a simple Sikh-Australian man has just begun – but there is nothing simple or ordinary about Pooran Singh’s journey itself.

  • SBS radio and language site: photos, stories, commentaries

  • My Mother India: autobiographical documentary

  • Muslims in Australia
  • Ramadan 2011- Ramadan awareness Campaign

  • Makiz Ansari and Islam

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

  • Australian Curriculum Studies Organisation: Many useful resources

  • 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

  • Discussion:state-sanctioned torture justifiablein exceptional circumstances

  • Live Animal Export trade. Austn. Govt site

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

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

  • Honour Killings in Muslim religion debate

  • 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


  • Science

    Science 7-10

  • Alternative Energy Sites from Victorian Education Channel

  • NASA Homepage

  • Web Elements (Periodic Table)

  • Volcanoes

  • Earth and Space
  • Welcome to the planets NASA website

  • Voyage to the planets ABC TV

  • The nine planets astronomy for kids

  • Mars odyssey

  • Mars Quest online

  • Scienceworks Discovery Centre Resources

  • Explore Space topics

  • Year of the Solar System

  • 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

  • See also Pathfinder-Humanities- Natural disasters for Tsunamis and Earthquakes

  • NASA space missions

  • Solar system scope

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

  • Biology

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

  • Podcasts from VCE Biology teacher Andrew Douch.

  • Human Genome Project

  • Chemistry

  • VCE Chemistry

  • Webelements

  • A great set of links for VCE from St Aloysius College S.A.

  • Psychology

  • # Escher’s Art Gallery (Optical Illusions)

  • Netwellness: Mental health

  • Optical illusions

  • Sleep disorders

  • Australian Psychology Society

  • Physics

  • Light and optics

  • The Physics classroom

  • VCE Physics links from FUSE, the Victoria Education site

  • Computer animations of Physical Processes :Topics covered include Waves, Mechanics, Optics, Thermodynamics, Electricity.

  • 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

  • Separating Mixtures

  • Murray- Darling Education site- Salinity

  • 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

  • Melbourne Western treatment Plant, Werribee

  • Sydney water site.

  • Salt
  • Keeping Salt out of the Murray

  • Forces: Bridges, Bungies and Towers

  • Great buildings and structures

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

  • Building big : shapes lab

  • 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.

  • Bridges
  • Bridge design and construction - BridgePros site is dedicated to the engineering, history and construction of bridges. It offers specific project updates, bridge news, products and materials, links to other bridge sites, and a learning center. Click on the learning center.

  • 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

  • Penny Farthing Bicycle Assignment

  • Baron von Drais’ Bicycle · From Draisienne to Dandyhorse · Making Cycles: 1830–1850 · The Velocipede · Riding High · Brave Young Men · A Safer Way to Cycle.

  • British Coins
  • Farthing

  • Penny

  • 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.

  • Bike History

  • Fossil Fuels

  • Fossil fuels

  • Body systems and Diseases
  • Brain Anatomy

  • Human Anatomy

  • Netwellness

  • digestion Animation from McGraw-Hill

  • All about our kidneys

  • Concentrating Urine- The mammalian kidney

  • Functions of the liver during the excretory process

  • Liver disease stages

  • Information about Lung Diseases - Lung Diseases ...

  • Diseases and Conditions: from kidshealth website

  • How does diabetes affect the body

  • Understanding the Lymphatic system

  • Anaemia

  • Appendicitis: Government website

  • Signs and Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/cf/signs.html

  • 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/

  • Eye-disease simulator: http://www.eyes.com/eye-disease-simulator.html

  • 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

  • Taste: http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/staticresources/health/smelltaste/TasteDisorders.pdf

  • Year 8 Science

  • Science Bacteria Pathfinder


  • Technology

    General Technology

    Power Tools
  • http://www.blackanddecker.com/ProjectCenter/

  • http://www.ryobitools.com/

  • http://www.blackanddecker.com/ProductGuide/Default.aspx?cpath=1496

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

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

  • Electronic Components
  • http://educypedia.karadimov.info/electronics/electronicaopening.htm

  • Robots/Robotics
  • http://www.technologyindex.com/

  • http://www.thetech.org/exhibits/online/robotics/

  • 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

  • Transtronics electronics - With online primers and handbooks

  • DC Circuits - Department of Physics, University of Guelph

  • Electronic Dictionary

  • Electrical Electronics - Henry J. Bacon

  • TKI - Electronics and Control Technology

  • Electronics

  • Circuit Simulator

  • Resistor Color Code - Transtronics

  • Food Technology

  • Food Science Australia

  • Food and Nutrition Information Centre

  • Australian Canned Food

  • Technology - Design

  • Design Addict

  • Design 4 Future

  • CSIRO : Australia Scientific and Industrial Research

  • Futuro House Design

  • Design Boom

  • Experience Design Resources Links

  • Woodwork
  • About.com : Woodworking

  • Artwood Gallery of Fine Woodworking

  • Crafts Report Online

  • Creative Woodcraft Plans

  • Free Woodworking Plans

  • Jake's Custom Woodworking and Design

  • Shopnotes Magazine

  • Wood Store

  • Woodnet

  • Woodsmith Magazine

  • Woodworking Plans


  • Political Studies

  • Australian Constitution

  • Australian Electoral Commission

  • Australian Politics Resource

  • The High Court

  • Parliament of Australia

  • Parliament of Victoria

  • Parliamentary Education Office.


  • Psychology

  • Escher’s Art Gallery (Optical Illusions)

  • Netwellness

  • Optical illusions

  • Sleep disorders

  • a2zPsychology.com: disorders

  • ABC Science

  • ADHD

  • All about Psychology

  • Allpsych Online: The virtual psychology classroom

  • American Psychological Association – Education Directorate


  • Commerce

  • Australian Taxation Index

  • Credit cards

  • National Consumer Credit Code

  • Origins of Money and banking

  • Richard Willsher Jargon Buster


  • Legal Studies

  • Australian Institute of Criminology

  • Australasian Legal Information Institute

  • Family Court of Australia

  • National Library Australia Law links

  • Victorian Legal Resources


  • English

    English 1 & 2

    The Rugmaker of Mazar-e-Sharif
  • http://www.afghantraditionalrugs.com.au/m-obs.html

  • Prompt Response: Some initial ideas for writing in response to The Rugmaker. Use this blog to test out your ideas.

  • Encountering Conflict blog

  • Najaf Mazari, Robert Hillman and Naldo Rei radio broadcast

  • ABC Radio broadcast 28th Feb 2009

  • Afghan traditional rugs Melbourne

  • ABC Sunday school with Libbi Gorr

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

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

  • Hues text talk July 16, 2007: Hole lot of darkness and light

  • Reading Guide from Bookbrowse book club:

  • Lesson before Dying: Gaines
  • Sparknotes study guide

  • Interview with Rosa Parkes

  • Rosa Parks Biography:Rosa Parks is credited with starting the civil rights movement in United States during the 1950's.

  • The Best Notes Study guide:http://thebestnotes.com/booknotes/A_Lesson_Before_Dying_Gaines/A_Lesson_Before_Dying_Study_Guide01.html

  • A lesson before dying Gradesaver study guide

  • The Big Read | A Lesson Before Dying: Teacher's guide

  • Analysis of “A Lesson Before Dying” by Ernest Gaines: Themes of Women and Community

  • Ernest J Gaines; biographiy

  • Wikipedia on Answers.com: A Lesson before Dying summary

  • Look both ways: DVD
  • Answers study guide: Look Both Ways

  • Film review: Look Both Ways

  • Student Essay sample on Look Both Ways

  • Look Bothe Ways study guide from English guru

  • Ticking Mind study notes: Look Both Ways

  • BHS Blogspot of essay questions for Look Both Ways

  • SMH review

  • 3 practice prompts from the English Book on Look Both Ways

  • Look Both Ways animation

  • English 3 & 4

    Skin
  • Underbolly movie comment

  • Drunk/dumb/rasist comments molkstvtalk

  • http://www.thepunch.com.au/articles/so-it-turns-out-plenty-of-us-are-dumb-drunk-and-racist/desc/

  • Skin (2009) Plot Summary and Details

  • Implicit racist association test

  • I'm not racist but...SBS Insight programme Tuesday, 20 Mar 12

  • GSCEnglish wiki : Identity and belonging

  • VCE STUDYGUIDES: Identity and belonging

  • Identity and Belonging- Skin.The Age/ Karen Ford/ May14 2012

  • Immigration museum- identity and belonging

  • ACMI generator: Identity and belonging

  • Human rights commission: Conference against racism

  • Study guide on the theme of Identity and Belonging

  • In the Country of Men
  • 1st of 4 blog posts; analysis by Aaron Bady writing for Zunguzungu

  • Interview with Hisham Matar

  • Teacher's Guide from Random House

  • Independent newspaper review

  • The Dissident’s Son by Lorraine Adams. NY Times, March 4 2007: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/04/books/review/Adams.t.html?_r=0

  • E-reader text Of In the Country of Men: http://www.e-reading.mobi/bookreader.php/88921/Matar_-_In_the_Country_of_Men.html

  • In the Country of Men Date February 22, 2013 the Age, Dr Maria Joseph

  • No sugar
  • Biographical info on Jack Davis

  • Use of Language to Reinforce Themes in "No Sugar":

  • http://johnwatsonsite.com/MyClassNotes/Texts/No%20Sugar/NS%20Worksheet.html

  • Synopsis by the Academy ACU

  • Scholarly article on No sugar.. University standard

  • Sample discussions from Mr Derby's English class

  • Biographical info on Jack Davis

  • Summer of the Seventeenth Doll
  • http://belvoir.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Summer-of-the-Seventeenth-Doll-_TEACHERS-KIT.pdf

  • http://www.completeworks.com.au/contemporary/identity-belonging-doll

  • http://dlibrary.acu.edu.au/staffhome/trsanders/units/aust_drama/sevendoll.html

  • Theatre notes blogspot by Alison Croggon

  • HSC Notes: 2 Unit General English: Summer of the Seventeenth Doll - Ray Lawler

  • Educational wikispaces site: MissDonnellans Yr 11 lit.Summer of the Seventeenth doll

  • http://summerofthe17thdoll.wikispaces.com/Context

  • English Literature 1 & 2

    Slaughterhouse 5 - Vonnegut
  • Random House study guide: http://www.randomhouse.com/highschool/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780440180296&view=tg

  • Sparknotes: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/slaughter/

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

  • Studynotes from Best notes http://thebestnotes.com/booknotes/Slaughterhouse_Five_Vonnegut/Slaughterhouse_5_Study_Guide01.html

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

  • 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

  • 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
  • Cliff's notes for Henry V

  • Spark Notes Henry V

  • Henry V, a Realistic Machiavellian Ruler

  • English Literature 3 & 4

    Lady Windermere's Fan
  • Bookrags study guide: themes

  • Enotes for Lady Windermere's Fan

  • Lady Windermere's fan Summary

  • Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Scribd edition of book of Modern Critical Interpretations edited by Harold Bloom. Can be read or downloaded

  • Sparknotes study guide Love in the time of Cholera

  • http://www.oprah.com/oprahsbookclub/Love-in-the-Time-of-Cholera-by-Gabriel-Garcia-Marquez/1

  • Novel Guide Study guide: http://www.novelguide.com/Love-in%20the-Time-of-Cholera/index.html

  • Schmoop study guide: http://www.shmoop.com/love-in-the-time-of-cholera/

  • Pygmalion
  • Sparknotes Study guide, includes context, summary and characters.

  • Shmoop: thought provoking questions for students of Pygmalion

  • 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

  • Dark Roots: Cate Kennedy
  • SMH review: Dark Roots

  • NY Times book review 2008

  • Book browse discussion, reviews

  • Year 10 English Literature

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

  • MHS study guide (used with permission): http://resources.mhs.vic.edu.au/catcher/

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

  • The Catcher in the Rye – Novel analysis.

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

  • 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

  • eNotes - Literature Study Guides, Lesson Plans, ...

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

  • Exploring Issues of Identity and Belonging: Inside Contexts. pdf file

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

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

  • Salem Witch Trials documentary archive

  • Scoop.it resource site for the Crucible

  • Witch Hunt Hysteria: National Geographic site: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/salem/

  • 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

  • ABC Sunday School with Libbi Gorr

  • Sometimes Gladness
  • Biography Bruce Dawe by National Interest Program of Film Australia

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

  • Shine
  • Shine: information from Answers.com

  • David Helfgott eNotes

  • Selected movie clips and commentary

  • Cinema research paper detailing cinematic effects in "Shine"

  • Article: Independent newspaper. Robert Milliken 19/01/1997

  • Imdb site about the film

  • Year 7 English

    Holes
  • Activities for Holes

  • Kidsreads.com - HOLES by Louis Sachar

  • Sparknotes for Holes

  • The Best Notes free Study Guide for Holes

  • Coraline
  • Reading guide from Harper Collins

  • Schmoop study guide: summary, themes, quotes, characters, analysis etc

  • Book Browse reading guide for Coraline

  • Squidoo discussion of Coraline

  • Advanced Textual Analysis - Coraline by Nail Gaiman By KRYSTAL CIRRELLE ROSS

  • New Windmill resources from pearson: Support sheets for Coraline

  • Year 8 English

    Runner
  • Sample questions for Runner from Angelfire

  • Penguin teachers' notes

  • Falling from Grace
  • Teachers' study guide from Penguin

  • Exam revision questions: Guilt, Loss, Adolescence from .docstock

  • year8englishbb.wikispaces.com: Wiki lessons and questions

  • docstock questions:Falling from Grace: reading journal : characters, themes

  • Year 9 English

    Tom Brennan
  • Author JC Burke presented to year 12 students, an analysis of her novel The Story of Tom Brennan on Vimeo

  • 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

  • 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 Messenger
  • The Messenger: Notes for reading groups

  • All Readers book review

  • Bookstove: Analysis by a student

  • Youtube book trailer of the Messenger

  • The Divine Wind
  • Garrry Disher discusses writing the Divine Wind: http://www.garrydisher.com/Writing-The-Divine-Wind.php

  • The Age Education June 13, 2001; a Veneer of Tolerance: http://education.theage.com.au/cmspage.php?intid=136&intversion=11

  • VATE: The Divine Wind: pdf http://lgdata.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com/docs/2181/394800/The_Divine_Wind_2000.pdf

  • Confusing elements in relationships

  • SACE 2 student response to the Divine Wind

  • 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

  • Royal Shakespeare Company themes and motifs

  • Youtube pt 1 version with Laurence Olivier 1974

  • Year 8 Advanced English

    Tomorrow when the war began
  • John Marsden: Australian author news, blogs, novel assignments

  • Tomorrow series Quiz

  • vanRossen English wiki:Student Essays on tomorrow when the war began

  • Year 7 Advanced English

    Coraline
  • See Year 7 English guide

  • Falling from Grace
  • See Year 8 English Guide

  • The Hobbit
  • Sparknotes guide to the Hobbit

  • Barron's booknotes from Pink Monkey: http://pinkmonkey.com/booknotes/barrons/hobbit02.asp

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

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

  • Teacher Strategies and Activities for the Hobbit

  • Hobbit Worksheets from classroomjr.com

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

  • The Hobbit Study Guide from Scribd.com

  • PATHWAYS- PRESTON

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

  • Cliff Notes

  • The Simple Gift
  • eNotes Summary - The simple gift


  • LOTE

    French

    French Regional Travel Information
  • Lonely Planet France Guide

  • CIA factbook

  • The Paris pages (in French)

  • Introduction to Paris

  • Paris - Yahoo list of links

  • La Tour Eiffel

  • Lyon

  • Brittany

  • Normandy

  • Loire

  • Bourgogne ( click on English flag for English translation)

  • Midi-Pyrenees

  • Auvergne ( click on English flag for translation)

  • Paris

  • Ile-de-france

  • Limousin

  • Languedoc Roussillon (click on English flag)

  • Royan

  • Italy
  • Lorraine

  • French language
  • French Culture (in French)

  • French/English Dictionary

  • Alliance Francaise Melbourne

  • Beginning French grammar

  • 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

  • Italian Language
  • Italian language websites on Library Catalogue

  • Italian Language and Culture

  • Japanese

  • Guide to Japan

  • Guide to Japan Information Resources

  • Japan Times Online

  • Kids Web Japan

  • Highlighting Japan online magazine

  • Japanese Language websites on the Library Catalogue


  • Mathematics

  • History of mathematics Archive


  • Humanities

  • About Ecotourism

  • Australia’s National Parks

  • Ecotourism

  • GTAV Links (Geography Links)

  • Lonely Planet destinations

  • National Geographic

  • Australian Environmental Studies

    Pests and Ferals
  • Environment Australia search page for Invasive Species

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

  • Australian Ecosystems

    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.

  • Reefed WebQuest: Pollution solutions

  • 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.

  • Coorong
  • The Living Murray

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

  • Coorong Wetland Ecosystem

  • Save the Murray pdf from Australian River Web

  • Tasmanian Wilderness
  • Looks like the official site, but actually anti-logging site full of emotive language.

  • http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/

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

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

  • http://www.dpiwe.tas.gov.au/inter.nsf/WebPages/SJON-58E2VD?open

  • 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.

  • This page provides information about the Darwin - Kakadu region of Australia's tropical savanna region. The page contains brief information about mining, tourism, climate, vegetation, population and landuse in the area. Links are also provided to maps and related topics such as fire, weeds and feral animals.

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

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

  • Saving Water in the Murray-Darling Basin

  • Other results can be retrieved from the Victoria Education Channel

  • Wetlands
  • Information for teachers from Wetland Care, Australia

  • Webquest covering wetlands as a biome

  • Endangered Australian Species

  • Threatened species Queensland

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

  • Tasmanian threatened species

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

  • Threatened Species Network (TSN)- WWF- Australia

  • WA parks and wildlife: Endangered Species

  • Plants
  • WA’s Critically Endangered Flora

  • 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

  • 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

  • Salinity
  • http://stm.esc.net.au/environment_salinity.php

  • http://www.wa.gov.au/tiac/forum/2001/kashani/Effects.htm

  • Salinity Resource Centre Online : Salinity Explained

  • Land and Water: CSIRO

  • http://www.abc.net.au/learn/silentflood/edu.htm

  • Nuclear
  • Chernobyl - the accident and progress since 1986

  • Chernobyl - a nuclear disaster

  • Chernobyl2 - a nuclear disaster

  • Meltdown at Three Mile Island Three Mile Island (Yahoo!)

  • Natural Disasters

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

  • Natural disaster site from the BBC

  • Designing for Earthquakes

  • Natural disaster management

  • 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

  • Earthquakes
  • Earthquake rocks Christchurch

  • Christchurch quake map

  • How quake safe is your home?

  • San Francisco Earthquake 1906

  • 1994 Los Angeles earthquake

  • Kashmir, Pakistan 2005 earthquake

  • Savage Earth: Restless Planet

  • February 2011 NZ earthquake Youtube news clip

  • Christchurch earthquake Feb 2011

  • Tsunamis
  • Youtube footage of cause of Japan tsunmai

  • Cause of Japanese tsunami 2011

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

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

  • http://homepage.mac.com/demark/tsunami/

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

  • http://www.nytimes.com/packages/khtml/2004/12/26/international/20041227

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

  • New Guinea 1998

  • Sumatra, Bali, 2004

  • 2011 Sendai earthquake and tsunami

  • Japan Tsunami youtube

  • Cyclones and Hurricanes
  • Cyclone Tracy - Very comprehensive and well presented site from the Northern Territory Library. There are three main areas Cyclone Tracy, meteorological cyclones information and oral histories

  • Cyclone Tracy and the Defence Forces

  • Darwin wiped out-by Tracy

  • Bushfires
  • CFA Ash Wednesday site

  • Links to Canberra bushfire sites

  • 2009 Victorian Bushfires

  • Volcanoes
  • Volcano Live

  • Volcano world

  • http://boris.vulcanoetna.it/

  • http://www.geo.mtu.edu/volcanoes/world.html

  • 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

  • SSEC - Volcano Watch Satellite Images and ...

  • Droughts
  • Living with Drought

  • El Nino - Of Droughts and Flooding Rains

  • Understanding drought

  • Drought Hazards and Disasters

  • Australian Climate Extremes-Drought

  • Drought Statement

  • Droughts - Get the Facts

  • African Water Drought Policy Development

  • Floods
  • Floods - Get the Facts

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

  • Flood! - NOVA Online PBS

  • Drought, Floods, & Prayer - Infomation on natural disasters & those affected by drought & floods.

  • Flood - Australian Climate Extremes Bureau of Meteorology

  • Floods - Clearly Explained Richard Conan-Davies

  • Australian Climate Extremes: Flood

  • Flooding: Disaster Management Services

  • Water Resources

  • Conserve Water - Melbourne Water site detailing water conservation and management in Australia, including water and the environment, water storage levels, water recycling, water usage and links and resources

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

  • Melbourne Water Education : Home Water Investigator - Home Water Investigator allows you can calculate and build a comprehensive water usage report for your house. Room by room, item by item - find out how much water you use, where it goes and how you can conserve it.

  • WaterSmart - A Water Resources Strategy for greater Melbourne

  • Caring for our Natural Resources - Water - The NSW Government has introduced a package of Water Reforms aimed at achieving a better balance in sharing of water between all water users and the environment

  • Australian Water Education Toolkit

  • Sustainable housing

  • Ecological Homes Home page - Covers a wide range of sustainable housing technology solutions that can help reduce our impact on the environment whilst achieving savings on water and energy bills

  • 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.

  • HIA. Greensmart building products directory - This directory will provide you with some of the leading-edge greener building materials and products in the building industry.

  • Home Energy Project - Origin Energy Australia - Ideas for saving energy and classroom projects

  • Houses of the Future - Has examples of houses already designed

  • Smart Housing - Tips to help you build your own Smart House

  • Sustainability-A better living environment - Sustainable Building to reduce environmental impact of the building and development processes. Energy efficiency and water conservation through to environmentally preferable materials and waste avoidance during construction and post construction periods.

  • Sustainability: Ecohome - virtual-tour.en - In 1995 Bristol City Council decided to build a house to show how sustainable buildings can be constructed and furnished.The building is designed to have low impact on the environment and to use as little energy as possible through: * a south facing roof and conservatory (Northern Hemisphere) * heavy insulation * use of natural, recycled and locally sourced materials This brief guide gives you a taster of what you can find if you visit the Ecohome

  • 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.

  • Endangered world species

  • World Wildlife Fund- Wildfinder: Searchable map for Threatened Species

  • Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project

  • Endangered Species Profiles

  • Poaching
  • Bushmeat Crisis Task Force

  • WWF Rhinoceros

  • WWF Tiger poaching

  • Unsustainable and illegal wildlife trade

  • Kenya: Zebras, Beads and Scouts

  • The Nature of Elephants

  • SOS - Sumatran Orangutan Society

  • Whaling
  • Whaling history

  • Whale Watch : Its Time To Watch Their Welfare

  • Greenpeace Whales Site

  • Whales on the Net

  • 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
  • Rainforests in Danger: Coltan Mining, Palm Oil

  • Amazon sustainability

  • Amazon rainforest conservation

  • Rainforests: structure, uses, abuses, people, future

  • Rainforest Facts - The Disappearing Rainforests

  • Rainforest Action Network

  • National Geographic: Eye in the Sky

  • 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)

  • Save The Rainforest

  • Food webs
  • Rainforest facts: food web

  • Amazom Rainforest Food Web: Exploring nature

  • Dictionary of terms for Rainforest ecology and Food webs

  • Sustainability
  • Rainforest products

  • Antarctica

  • Antarctic sounds

  • Antarctic facts

  • Shackleton picture story

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

  • Animals in Antarctica

  • Interactive map of Antarctica

  • The Endurance: Journey to Antarctica: Frank Hurley's photographs

  • 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.

  • Antarctic Animal adaptations

  • In the Footsteps of Douglas Mawson : Interactive resource

  • The great White Silence :youtube trailer of CAptain Scott

  • Endurance, Shackleton and the Antarctic youtube clip

  • Antarctica files : explorers


  • Accounting

  • Money, markets and the economy

  • Australian Taxation Office

  • Office.com

  • Basic Accounting Concepts | AccountingCoach.com

  • -Daily accounting news updates, a guide to tax & accounting resources on the Web, an online forum, employment information, and "tips, tricks and solutions for accounting students and working world neophytes."

  • 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."

  • Free-ed.net - Free online accounting course. Covers such topics as basic bookkeeping, monthly accounting, and management accounting.

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia


  • History

    Australian History

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

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

  • Maritime Museum: http://www.anmm.gov.au/site/page.cfm

  • Australian History Timeline

  • Port Phillip Early History
  • The First Houses in Australia :http://home.vicnet.net.au/~aar/housing.htm

  • Squatters on the upper Lodden: http://www.ballaratgenealogy.org.au/art/loddon.htm

  • You've got Buckleys : http://archive.amol.org.au/guide/stories/buckley/index.html

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

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

  • Gold rush: the discovery of Australian gold.: http://archive.amol.org.au/discovernet/tales/gold.asp

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

  • Museum Victoria Gold Links

  • Gold Rush: the discovery of Australian Gold

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

  • http://www.nedkellysworld.com.au/bushrangers/bushrangers_index.htm

  • http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/collections/treasures/kellyarmour1.html

  • http://www.hyperhistory.org/index.php?option=displaypage&Itemid=520&op=page

  • 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

  • Australians at War

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

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

  • Anglo-Boer War Centenary exhibition

  • Through my eyes

  • Australian Light horse battles

  • Korean War
  • Korean War

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

  • Australian War memorial site

  • Through my eyes-Korea

  • http://www.awm.gov.au/exhibitions/korea/

  • Yahoo comprehensive list of links

  • World War I
  • Museum site with lots of links

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

  • Posters

  • What was Gallipoli

  • Western Front Association

  • Trenches on the Web

  • Primary Sources for World War 1

  • What was it really like to fight in the First World War?

  • World War II
  • Australians at war

  • War Memorial site: http://www.awm.gov.au/atwar/ww2.asp

  • http://ozatwar.com/

  • HMAS Castlemaine

  • Home Front, John Curtin:

  • Overview Home Front:

  • Sylvia Duke

  • Lipstick, Bullets and Bombs:Women at Work in World War Two:

  • Imperial War Museum UK:

  • Local Heroes, interviews:

  • The Evacuees,A wartime story from Australia:

  • HOMEFRONT:

  • Year Book Australia: 1945 Special Article - Clothing, food and petrol rationing during World War 2:

  • Vietnam War
  • http://users.mildura.net.au/users/marshall/lt/lt.htm

  • http://www.anzacday.org.au/history/vietnam/default.html

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

  • http://www.gruntsview.org/

  • Nurses in Vietnam

  • 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 :

  • The Good Citizen: The Moratorium, 1970 : Save Our Sons, The Battle of Sydney, 1969:

  • Conscription protests:

  • Year 10 History

    Pearl Harbour
  • Attack on Pearl harbor - National Geographic site: the full story, pictures

  • Remembering Pearl Harbor: National Geographic

  • December 7, 1941: A Setup from the Beginning

  • Road to Pearl Harbor: Cliff's notes

  • Overview of Pearl Harbor

  • Atom Bomb
  • http://www.teachers.ausd.net/socialsci/atombomb.htm

  • Atomic bomb:decision

  • Manhattan project

  • http://library.thinkquest.org/19090/info3b.html

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

  • Great Depression
  • Australian Govt. entry on Great Depression

  • Unemployment graph of Great Depression Australia

  • Hard Times YouTube video

  • Memories of the Great Depression (1930s): Personal accounts of Australians

  • Pictures of the Great Depression from the National Library

  • Australian history site: http://www.australianhistory.org/great-depression

  • A/V clips from australian Screen: http://aso.gov.au/education/history/great-depression/

  • Thursday's Child article, includes "susso". : http://resources.mhs.vic.edu.au/thursdayschild/depression.htm

  • The Commonwealth Government's Response to the Depression

  • Youtube clip with images and music

  • Revolutions

    Russia 1914-1945
  • Russian Revolution posters. This website provides posters from the time of the Russian Revolution: http://www.fbuch.com/posters.htm

  • Internet Modern History Sourcebook / Russian Revolution

  • Seventeen Moments in Soviet History - Provides information on seventeen key events in Soviet history starting from the October Revolution 1917 to the end of the Soviet Union in 1991. Includes a glossary and biographical dictionary. Each event is supported by video, audio, newsreel clips and images.

  • Modern World History : Russia in Revolution

  • Notes on the 20th Century

  • The Path to Revolution (Official Russian Site)

  • The Russian Revolution - The Russian Revolution of 1917 is also called the Bolshevik Revolution or the October Revolution. In 1917 there were actually two revolutions in Russia

  • Russia from revolution to counter revolution

  • Russian Revolution

  • Russian Revolution : Modern History Sourcebook

  • The Russian Revolution of 1917

  • Russian Revolution Dates

  • Was Stalinism Implicit in October?

  • Past Exams

  • 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

  • VCAA past exams

  • Reolutionary Paris Youtube full program from Filthiest Cities of the World ABC

  • Knights and Castles

    Knights Templar
  • http://www.templarhistory.com/

  • Medieval Knights
  • http://library.thinkquest.org/10949/fief/medknight.html

  • http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/History/Medieval/Medieval_Knights/

  • http://historymedren.about.com/cs/knightsarmor/

  • Chivalry
  • http://historymedren.about.com/cs/knighthood/

  • Weapons
  • http://www.medieval-weaponry.com/

  • http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/trebuchet/

  • http://historymedren.about.com/cs/armorandweaponry/index.htm

  • Crusades
  • http://www.brighton73.freeserve.co.uk/firstcrusade/Overview/Overview.htm

  • Heraldry
  • http://www.yourchildlearns.com/her_act.htm

  • http://historymedren.about.com/cs/heraldry/

  • Castles
  • http://www.castlesontheweb.com/

  • http://historymedren.about.com/cs/generalcastles/

  • http://www.castles-of-britain.com/castle6.htm

  • http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/castle_builder/

  • 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

  • http://www.palos118.org/south/curriculum/team6c/midages/

  • http://scholar.chem.nyu.edu/tekpages/Subjects.html

  • Warfare
  • http://www.medievalcastles.net/castle_defenses/sieges.htm

  • Ancient Egypt

  • Ancient Egypt Online

  • British museum - interactive learning Ancient Egypt

  • AboutCom - Ancient Egypt Resources

  • Akhet Egyptology.

  • The Mummy Page

  • Mummies of Ancient Egypt

  • National Geographic-Pyramids

  • Gods and Godesses

  • BBC Student Resources for Ancient Egypt

  • Colour tour of Egypt

  • Highlights of the Egyptian Collection

  • Hieroglyphs

  • Odyssey online: Egypt

  • Ancient Egypt

  • US Slavery and Civil War

    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.

  • Black peoples of America - This website covers the enslavement and transportation of black Africans to the Americas. Pupils learn about the lives of the people and the conditions they were forced to endure until the abolition of slavery in America in 1870.\

  • Encyclopaedia of slavery - The Encyclopaedia of Slavery has accounts from individual slaves, descriptions of the slave system, slave life, events and issues, campaigners against slavery and political organisations

  • Enslaved -This website from the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has primary source information related to slavery in the U.S.

  • Living under enslavement - Part of the Henry Ford Museum site, the slavery pages describe the Hermitage Plantation in Georgia and explore the ways in which African Americans cared for their families, used their skills, preserved their African traditions, and resisted enslavement.

  • Triumph over slavery - This website from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the New York Public Library was designed for the 2004 UN International Year to Commemorate the Struggle Against Slavery and its Abolition

  • Underground railroad - The underground railroad follows the journey of slaves such as based on Harriet Tubman who fled from the southern U.S.A. Users of the site make choices and follow the many path taken by a typical slave. The site includes classroom ideas, map and a timeline of the history of slavery.

  • Understanding slavery - This site examines the reasons why slavery has existed for thousands of years and the importance of slavery in America and other countries. The site provides general information as well as a case study that follows the life of a slave on three continents.

  • Civil War
  • The American Civil WarThe United States Civil War Centre - Index of Civil War Information available on the Internet

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

  • CWSAC Battle Summaries - Civil war battle summaries by state

  • Weapons of the Civil War

  • 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

  • Blood of the Vikings

  • History of the Barbarians

  • The Thing

  • Middle Ages

  • European society in the late middle Ages: the Black Death: http://europeanhistory.boisestate.edu/latemiddleages/demography/06.shtml

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

  • youtube clip from the History channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kScxc9DPrnY

  • Black death: worst plague in History part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_575666&feature=iv&src_vid=kScxc9DPrnY&v=sFUQCWghjWc

  • Middle Ages: The Black Death

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

  • History Channel pt.1 .http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qK4X6bqy3o

  • Magna Carta
  • Magna Carta. http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/magnacarta.asp

  • Feudal Japan
  • Defensive Weapons of theJapanese Samurai

  • People of Medieval Japan

  • Origins of the Samurai

  • Samurai Archives japanese History page

  • Japanese Feudalism

  • Samurai Kids webquest

  • The forms of Japanese Drama

  • Feudal Japan images: Google search

  • Year 9 History

    Industrial Revolution
  • PPt industrial revolution begins: http://www.slideshare.net/MrsGuerrero/world-history-unit-4-part-a-the-industrial-revolution-begins-england#btnNext

  • 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

  • Slides and videos of Industrial Revolution, includes women and children

  • Muck and Brass: Industrial Revolution Game

  • China 19th Century
  • BBC Opium Wars: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/0/20428167

  • 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

  • Opium Wars Scoop it:http://www.scoop.it/t/opium-wars

  • The Eagle and the Dragon: the doors open : http://hoover.archives.gov/exhibits/China/Political%20Evolution/19thc/index.html

  • Boxer Rebellion Youtube clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4QdEKjEg88

  • The Boxer Rebellion by John Welford: http://www.helium.com/items/1089789-the-boxer-rebellion-in-china-1898-1900

  • Boxer Rebellion:http://www.smplanet.com/imperialism/fists.html

  • Year 7 Humanities

    The Olmecs
  • Wikipedia resource

  • Olmec timeline and Definition from About Archaeology

  • The Mystery of the Olmecs by Graham Hancock Childress

  • Maps and youtube BBC documentary about the Olmec stone heads

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

  • Olmecs: Mesoamerican Civilizations. Summary from Smith Life Science

  • Olmec Civilization from Ancient Religions, Central America

  • Olmecs were not Black or Africans photos

  • Short easy summary with video from Tal academy

  • The Giant Stone Heads of the Olmec- Youtube

  • Olmecs were Indigenous Americans not Sub-Saharan Africans 2 Youtube

  • Olmecs slideshare streetscholar guide

  • Ancient Rome
  • The Roman Empire in the First Century

  • History of the Roman Empire

  • Ancient Roman History Timeline

  • Ancient Rome- Kidipede

  • Roman villas

  • Sample plan of a Roman House

  • Roman Clothing - Centurion

  • Roman gods and symbols

  • Roman Gods & images

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

  • Roman Republic resources

  • Roman myths

  • Naval Battle of Actium

  • Ancient China
  • http://library.thinkquest.org/16325/c-main.html

  • War Strategies

  • Inventions

  • Dynasties

  • Jade Burial Suits

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

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

  • Emperor and the assassin poster

  • National geographic site

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

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


  • The Arts

    Art

  • Art Cylopedia:The Fine Art Search Engine

  • National Gallery of Art (Washington)

  • National Gallery of Australia

  • Australian Visual Arts

  • Online Picasso Project

  • OCAIW: Orazio Centaro's Art Images on the Web includes an alphabetical listing of famous painters, sculptors, architects and photographers. Each artist entry includes a link to a biography, sites about the artist, and many works of the artist

  • Cubism Image Bank - The Cubism Image Bank provides a selection of images of cubist paintings produced by the major figures of the movement, together with some brief biographical notes

  • ARTinthePICTURE - Art resources online. Comprehensice Art site featuring works arranged by Artist, Title, Style and Museum. Art movements such as Surrealism allow thematic browsing. "Top 10" listings as well as featured artists and their biographic details are also available.

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

  • Firehorse Art Reviews - JEFFREY SMART RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION. A review of Jeffrey Smart's retrospective exhibition.

  • 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]

  • Salvador Dali Museum " Welcome

  • Graphics
  • K. Daniel Clark, Graphic Artist. Graphic design & technical illustration company: http://www.artdude.com/

  • Sculpture
  • The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin

  • 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.

  • Architect Studio 3D - The great American architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed hundreds of houses throughout his long and distinguished career. Each home was uniquely fashioned to meet the needs of its owners and the particular qualities of its location. Wright inspired a generation of architects. Are you one of them? On this Web site, you can design a house, walk through it in 3D, and then share it with the world.

  • Sustainable living in Western Australia

  • Architecture in Melbourne in the '30's & '40's - This webpage describes the development of Modernist architecture in Melbourne during the 1920s and 1930s. The webpage includes brief descriptions of Art Deco style influences in buildings and links to images of particular examples

  • Art Deco, ‘in Sydney as in New York This webpage describes the Art Deco style buildings in Sydney during the 1920s and 1930s.

  • Music

  • Essentials of Music

  • Composers

  • Glossary of Musical Terms

  • How Instruments Work.

  • Instrument Encyclopedia

  • Music directory

  • The Orchestra MSO

  • Australian & NZ Rock music

  • Google Directory/Australia/Bands and Artists

  • Drama

  • Great Drama Links

  • Theatre History Links

  • Resources for Theatre and Performance studies

  • Absolute Shakespeare

  • Shakespeare

  • Andrew Lloyd Webber Online


  • Economics

  • Australian Stock Exchange

  • HSC Online Economics NSW

  • Economics guides


  • VET

  • Australian Job Guide

  • Australian National Training system

  • New Apprenticeships

  • VET in schools


  • Philosophy

    Year 11

  • The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

  • Stanford Encyclopedia of philosophy

  • Metaphysics
  • The Biological Notion of Self and Non-self : Stanford Encyc. Entry

  • Internet classics Archive. Aristotle: Metaphysics

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

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

  • Year 12

    The Good Life
  • The Christian Platonism of SimoneWeil. Edited by E. Jane Doering and Eric O. Springsted

  • Politics by Aristotle in Internet Classics Archive

  • Crito by Plato in Internet Classics Archive

  • Friedrich Nietzsche short biography entry

  • Mind/ Body
  • René Descartes

  • PPT of the Nature of the Mind by David Armstrong from Simon Fraser University

  • Science, Belief, Knowledge
  • Comprehensive entry on David Hume

  • David Hume 1711-1776

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