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Digital Resources to Support the Science Curriculum for Years 5 to 10

I recently attended a webinar run by Isobel Williams; a secondary science teacher and teacher librarian and sponsored by The Australian School Library Association that promoted some useful digital resources to support the Australian Science Curriculum for years 5 to 10. The following is a slide share of the presentation and provides a list of […]

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Video Conferencing Opportunities

Video Conferencing is a great tool to incorporate into you teaching  to facilitate student-directed learning and make connections outside our School community.  Virtual Excursions Australia (VEA) is a useful portal to visit to access a variety of organisations  that offer this facility, including museums, libraries, botanic gardens, aquariums, universities, education companies and science groups. Through video conferencing, […]

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The Strange & Wonderful World of Ants – A Great Nonfiction App

This engaging app provides intriguing facts and illustrations about  a variety of ant species.  Apart from the very realistic ant that crawls across the screen, there are very few interactive components in this app, ensuring that the reader is not distracted from the text.  The great advantage of this app is the unique ability to alter […]

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The Elementals – A Fantastic App of the Periodic Table

                        The Elementals is a great app of the periodic table.  It not only provides quick access to the  table, but by clicking on a particular element, an animation of it is provided showing the number of electrons and protons.  This is a great free app to help students understand the atomic structure of elements […]

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