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Catalogue

Use the box below to search the catalogue to find books available in the Christopher Brennan Library. 

Databases

World Book Online has a great range of resources available fo your research. Please ask your friendly librarian for login details. 

SCIENCE

 

Science Online includes topics on Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Earth Science; Environmental Science; Forensic Science; Marine Science; Mathematics; Physics; Space and Astronomy; and Weather and Climate. 

 

New Scientist The Christopher Brennan Library has an online subscription to New Scientist. Ask your friendly librarian for the logon details to gain access. The latest issue (not for loan) and past issues are available in print form in the library. 

Britannica School  is an excellent encyclopedia resource. 

STEM Education

STEM education is the learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an interdisciplinary or integrated approach. Students gain and apply knowledge, deepen their understanding and develop creative and critical thinking skills within an authentic context. It may include inquiry and project-based learning.

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STEM Resources

SCIENCE BUDDIES The award-winning, non-profit Science Buddies empowers K-12 students, parents, and teachers to quickly and easily find free project ideas and help in all areas of science from physics to food science and music to microbiology. Whether your goal is to find a fun science activity for your kids or win the international science fair, sciencebuddies.org puts comprehensive, scientist-authored tools, tips, and techniques at your fingertips.Including  Ask an Expert.

SUPPORTING AUSTRALIAN MATHEMATICS PROJECT is funded by the Australian Government and provides resources for students in Years 5-9 based on the new Australian curriculum for Mathematics. 

Links for Years 7-9 organise resources under the content descriptors of Number and Algebra; Measurement and Geometry; and Statistics and Probability.

AUSTRALIAN MATHEMATICS SCIENCE INSTITUTE produced a number of modules for the The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) Project. The modules are designed for students and are aligned to the Australian Curriculum Mathematics strands - Number and Algebra; Measurement and Geometry; and Statistics and Probability.

National Geographic

National Geographic invites you to live curious through engaging programming that will inspire you to find out more about the people, places and events of the world around us.

How Stuff Works

How Stuff Works: Science Explore topics such as Environmental Science, Physical Science, Innovation, Life Science, Science v myth, Transportation, Military, Forces of Nature and Space. 

World Health

Click on the Infographic to access the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Western Pacific website

Library Resources

Books for MAGIS can be found in the following areas of Christopher Brennan Library: 

510     Mathematics

530     Physics

540     Chemistry

570     Biology

590     Zoology

620     Engineering

CRAAP Test

Use the CRAAP Test when evaluating websites.

Mathletics

Mathletics is a personal learning space for students with targeted curriculum content, interactive tutorials, games and rewards. Ask your Mathematics teacher for your personal log on details.

Australian STEM Video Game Challenge

Facilitating engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, students learn vital skills for the future through designing, building and testing an original video game.

Department of Health - Australian Government

Click on the image above to access the Department of Health website. There is a wealth of information on Health and Prevention