Resources for Students in Year 11 & 12 HSC

ACCESS TO ONLINE DATABASES

Register with both the State Library of NSW and the National Library of Australia for Library cards to access online databases from home. Click on the following links to go to the relevant online registration forms.

State Library NSW - Library card registration

National Library of Australia - Library card registration

Click on subjects below to see resources

Biological Sciences

ActionBioscience: Covers the following topics: biodiversity, environment, genomics, biotechnology, evolution and science polity

Sciencealert: Australia’s biggest science website featuring latest discoveries in tech, health, environment, space, biology, physics, nature

AIMS: Australia’s tropical marine research agency. Conducts research into tropical marine environments and their living aquatic resources

Atlas of Living Australia: All known species in Australia aggregated from a wide range of data providers including museums, herbaria, community groups, government departments and universities

Department of Environment: including Biodiversity, Sustainable communities, Water, Environment protection, National Parks

OzCoasts: provides information about Australia’s coast, estuaries and climate change impact

Biodiversity heritage library: works collaboratively with the global biodiversity community

Springerlink: provides links to Chemistry, Biology, Earth Sciences, Physics and Environment articles

Biotechnology online: Secondary school resources for biotechnology

Ecosystems Services: from Department of Agriculture website

Gene Technology: from CSIRO.

Genetic science learning centre

Genetics home reference: consumer friendly genetics information

Moreton Bay Marine Park: Queensland government site

United Nations environment programme: world conservation monitoring centre.

English - Discovery texts

HSC Discovery Related Texts
(SACS Pearltrees Collection)
Short Stories & Short Films

SACS Library Clubs

SACS Library Clubs

The library runs a variety of clubs for students.

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