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This site has been specifically designed for school students seeking information for their assignments and projects. 

Agriculture | The Arts | English | Geography | Government | Health | History | Ancient History | Australian History | Explorers | Modern History | World Exploration | Inventions | Historical Photographs | Languages | Law | MathematicsScience | Study Skills and Resources

 

Agriculture

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The Arts

Film

  • Screen Australia
    This Australian Government site provides information to support current filmmakers and their films, including information about how to produce, budget, pitch and market their projects.

Visual Arts

  • Artcyclopaedia
    A search engine of international artists and art movements. It allows browsing by artist, medium, subject, nationality, and gender.

Music

  • Trove
    Search Trove for printed music, sheet music, musical sound recordings, interviews with significant people, audiobooks, movies and other videos.

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English

  • Australian Poetry Library
    This site provides access to a wide range of poetic texts as well as the critical and contextual material relating to them, including interviews, photographs and audio/visual recordings.

  • Spark Notes – Literature Study Guide
    An online database of readers' study guides to literature, including Shakespeare and poetry. Suitable for high school and tertiary students.

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Geography

  • CIA World Factbook
    The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

  • Europa World Plus
    Economic, political, historical, and geographic profiles of 250+ countries and global regions.  Contact information for political, business, media, and cultural agencies and officials, including 1,900 international organisations. Search or browse by country, region, organisation, or people.
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  • Geoscience Australia
    An Australian Government website that offers information on geoscience topics, including mapping, energy, natural resources, and hazards.

  • The World’s Biomes
    Contains information about the world's six major types of biomes, as well as conservation and preservation information. Presented by the University of California's Museum of Paleontology.

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Government

  • About the Queensland Government
    Official site of the Queensland government, providing information about the state's system, government departments, priorities and achievements. Media statements, budget information and other Queensland Government publications can be accessed through this site.

  • Australian Electoral Commission
    Official site of the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC), providing information about democracy, electorates and voting. Includes maps and the teaching guide: Democracy Rules - an electoral education resource.

  • Australian Government & Parliament
    Find information on Parliament and the government ministry, budget and electoral information, and general government information.

  • Australia’s Prime Ministers
    This site contains profiles of Australia's 28 prime ministers, sample documents in the National Archives and pathways to records in collections in Australia and overseas.

  • Queensland Parliament
    The official website of the Queensland Parliament. It includes educational information in the form of fact sheets and activities, as well as live video and audio feeds from the Queensland Parliamentary chambers.

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Health

  • Department of Health and Ageing
    Includes information on Departmental records and history, budgets, annual reports, recent publications, featured articles and latest news.

  • National Health and Medical Research
    Provided by the Australian Government, this site includes information about health and medical research ethics, indigenous health, nutrition, genetics as well as publications that can be read online and podcasts.

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History

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Ancient History

Ancient China Ancient Egypt
Ancient Greece Ancient Mesopotamia
Ancient Rome Aztecs
Incans Mayans

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Australian History

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Explorers

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Modern History

Federation War and Conflict
British History Middle Ages

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World Exploration

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Historical Photographs

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Languages

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Law

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Mathematics

  • A Maths Dictionary for Kids
    An animated, interactive online math dictionary that explains over 600 common mathematical terms and mathematical works in simple language.

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Science

  • CSIRO
    Provides information about CSIRO projects and activities and includes online interactive learning activities.

  • Extreme Science
    Extreme Science is the place online to find the biggest, baddest, and the best in the world of extremes and learn about the science behind what makes each the most extreme example of its kind.

  • Encyclopedia of Australian Science
    The Encyclopedia of Australian Science brings together Bright Sparcs and Australian Science at Work to form a register of the people and the many industries, corporations, research institutions, scientific societies and other organisations that have contributed to Australia's scientific, technological and medical heritage.

  • Science Daily
    Provides top science news headlines daily as well as news, articles, images, books and videos that can be browsed by topic.

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Astronomy

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Biology

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Chemistry

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Physics

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Study Skills and Resources

  • Parliamentary Education Office
    Great Government links for assignments.

  • The Five-Paragraph Essay
    Provides instructions on how to write a five-part essay and includes a sample essay.

  • Speed Writing
    A tool to help you break your writing into paragraphs and to guide you through the writing process with the goal of being able to write efficiently and to produce high-quality work.

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Citation, Bibliography and References builders

A citation Builder or Reference Generator offers students a simple way to keep track of the resources used to write an assignment or assessment. Students then copy and paste the citation to their Bibliography or Reference page.

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Plagiarism Testers

While researching and writing assignments, it is easy to make a mistake and include copied information from the internet. To use the work of someone else is called plagiarism. If you are caught, it is an instant fail and at a university level, you may find yourself under disciplinary action. Use one of these checkers to avoid this.

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