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.
Click on subjects below to see resources
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.
Genetics home reference: consumer friendly genetics information
Moreton Bay Marine Park: Queensland government site
United Nations environment programme: world conservation monitoring centre.