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Table of contents
Part 1. Agriculture
Part 2. Astronomy, space sciences
Part 3. Biology, biotechnology
Part 4. Chemistry teaching
Part 5. Commercial equipment
Part 6
. Education, official websites, institutions
Part 7. Environmental studies, sustainability
Equipment for schools, (commercial websites)
Excursions, for schools, (commercial websites)
Part 8. Food and nutrition, cooking
Part 9. Geology, Earth Science
Part 10. Health and nutrition, the human body
Laboratory suppliers, (commercial websites)
Part 10a. Lesson plans, secondary
Part 11. Mathematics and computers
Part 12. Meteorology, weather, climate
Part 13. Physics teaching
Part 15. Primary science
Publishers for schools, (commercial websites)
Part 16.8.0. Safety, this website
Part 16.8.1. Safety, public service, household products database
Safety, (websites)
Part 17a. Science fairs
Part 14. Science, kid's science, popular science
Part 17. Science, scientific, science jobs
Social websites

Part 2. Astronomy, space sciences
AAQ, Astronomy Association of Queensland
Astronomy news
Astronomy Today
Australian Geographic, (telescopes, binoculars), (commercial website)
Australian Museum, Sydney
Brisbane Planetarium, Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
Fred Watson, "Illuminating the Universe", Australia
Mars, NASA
Mars Society, Australia
Nine Planets, by Bill Arnett
Royal Observatory Greenwich, England
Stellarium, Planetarium computer program for"School of Astronomy and Physics, QUT
16.7 Telescopes, (commercial websites)
Time and date, world clock
Time Unit Conversion
Uncommon knowledge about astronauts

Part 3. Biology, biotechnology
Biology, (commercial websites)
3.0.0 Animal care and protection
16.1 Biology supplies, (commercial websites)
19.0 Excursions for schools, (commercial websites)
Biology, evolution, natural history
Biological Exceptions, (blogspot)
Featured Creatures, insects, nematodes, arachnids, University of Florida
Insects, insect pests
Marine studies
Microscopes, commercial websites
Plants, Botany

Part 4. Chemistry teaching
Chemicals, (commercial websites)
Biochemistry of metabolism, University of Leeds
16.2 Chemistry supplies, chemicals, environment and soils testing, tutoring, (commercial websites)
16.5 Laboratory supplies, First Aid, (commercial websites)
Biochemistry of metabolism, University of Leeds
CAS, Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS-RN numbers) American Chemical Society, USA
Cavalcade of Chemistry, Mr Guch, USA
ChEBI, Chemical Entities of Biological Interest
ChEBI, The European Bioinformation Institute
Chemical Book
Chemical Compounds, Institut für Chemie, Germany, (English, German)
Chemical Elements, Yinon Bentor, USA, (Periodic table, other topics)
Chemistry, About chemistry, Anne Marie Helmenstine, New York Times Company, USA
Chemistry, University of Queensland
Chemspider, Free chemical database, RSC
College of Science, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Combinatorial chemistry, (New organic chemistry), Europe
Curious Cook, Harold McGee, cooking chemistry
Doc Brown's Chemistry Clinic, USA
Laboratory supplies, First Aid, (commercial websites)
Leffingwell Perfume and Flavor Chemistry
Molarity Calculator
Protein Data Bank database
Quartzy, laboratory management
RSC, Royal Society of Chemistry
School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland
The Good Scents Company
Toxic chemicals

Part 6. Education, official websites, instutuions
16.4 Education supplies, teaching, furniture, (commercial websites)
16.3 Publishers, (commercial websites)
ACS Distance Education, Australia
Annenberg Learner, USA
Australian Museum
Australian Popular Science, Popular Science Magazine
Climate change, ABC
DETE Department of Education, Training and Employment
eLearning, University of Queensland
FAST, Formative assessment in Science Teaching project
Google Scholar, (Academic research index)
Homeschooling: Design your homeschooling, Australia
ICASE, International Council of Associations of Science Education
Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Marine Teachers' Association, Queensland, Australia
New Scientist, New Scientist Magazine
NSTA, National Science Teachers Association, USA
Open Course Ware for Educators
Open University and BBC, UK
PISA, Programme for International Student Assessment, OECD
Prismatic Sciences, communicating science, Australia
Queensland Academies, Creative Industry; Health Sciences; Science, Mathematics and Technology
QUT, Faculty of Science and Technology
Siemens, Science Experience, hands-on science experience, Australia
Scientific American
Share My Lesson Teaching Resources, USA
Sony Explorascience Museum
STAQ, Science Teachers' Association of Queensland
UQ News, (University of Queensland)
VETnetwork, Vocational Education and Training Network Australia Inc

ACER, Australian Council for Education Research, Your Gateway to U.S. Federal Science

Part 7. Environmental studies, sustainability
ACF, Australian Conservation Foundation
Brisbane City Council
Biodiversity and conservation, Fuller Lab, University of Queensland and CSIRO
Carbon footprint
Carbon Market Institute
Climate change
Climate change, Climate and Health Alliance
Climate change, Climate Central
Climate change, Earthscan, Climate change publisher
factorCO2, Climate change solutions
Climate change, Green Cross, Australia
Climate change, "Scientific Critique of IPCCs 2013 'Summary for Policymakers' Heartland Institute, (climate change deniers)
Climate change Least Developed Countries Group, UN
Climate change, NAMA Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions, International Climate Initiative
Climate change, Renew Economy
Climate change, Western Fuels Association (climate change deniers)
Conservation, Australian Conservation Foundation
Conservation International
Development, ICTSD, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development
Department of Energy and Water Supply, Queensland Government
Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts, Queensland Government
Earth System Research Laboratory
EHP, Department of the Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland Government
Ecology, The Ecology Centre, University of Queensland, Australia
Electric vehicle, Fast Charge Station, University of Queensland
Energy, Energy savers pack for teachers, Origin Energy, Australia
Energy, Green Power, Australia
Environment, Australian Government
Environment, Caloundra Cruises Eco Explorer for Students
Environment, Conservation Volunteers, Australia
Environment, CRCCARE, CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment
Environment, Dept. of the Environment and Water Resources, Australia
Environment, Earthscan, publishers of climate change books, UK
Environment, Gas drilling, Get up! (stop coal seam gas drilling)
Environment Greening Australia
Environment, GRIST, (environment news)
Environment, ISR, Institute for Sustainable resources, Australia
Environment, Nexus Conference, University of North Carolina, USA
Environment, NRDC, National Resource Defence Council, USA
Environment, Protect our coral sea
Environment, Renew Economy
Environment Save the Great Barrier Reef!
Environment United Nations Environment Project
Environment, Urban utilities, Queensland
Environment, Urban Utilities, Brisbane
Environment, Wilderness Society, Australia
Global4C Monetary Policy for Climate Change Mitigation
Greenpeace Australia
Greening Australia
Lighthouse Foundation, Foundation for the Seas and Oceans
MEPA, Marine Environment Protection Association, Australia
Murray-Darling Basin Authority
Ocean, NOAA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA, Lesson plans
Ocean, State of the ocean
Nature Challenge, David Suzuki Foundation, Canada
Outdoor Education Centres,
Recycling, Brisbane City Council
Recycling and Waste, The University of Queensland
RenewEconomy, Tracking the next industrial revolution, Australia
Standards Australia
Sustainability, Ceres, supporting sustainable ways of living, Australia
Department of Education, Queensland
The Forests Dialogue
The World Bank
Toxic chemicals, Environmental Working Group
Toxic chemicals, Eliminate Toxic Chemicals Campaign, Greenpeace International
Toxic chemicals, Green living, National Resource Defence Council
Toxic chemicals, Detox Campaign, World Wildlife Fund
Healthy Living
Toxic chemicals, Toxicant and Disease Database, CHE
Toxic chemicals, Environmental Health News
Toxic chemicals, Human Biomonitoring project, European Union
UNECE, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Urban Utilities, Brisbane
Water, Global Water Partnership
WaterAid, Australia
Wilderness Society, Australia
WWF, World Wildlife Fund for Nature

Part 8. Food and nutrition
Black Ant Gourmet
Body + Soul, "Body + Soul" supplement, Sunday Mail, Brisbane
BMI, Body mass index, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC), USA
Cook Street, Cook Street, USA, (cooking classes)
Crunch the Numbers
CSR, sugar, Stevia
Culinary Schools
Curious Cool, Harold McGee
Dick Smith Foods, Australian food products
Eating Ecologically
Edible school gardens
Food blog, how to start
Food Plants International, database of edible plants
Food Reference, Australia
Food Science, National Science Teachers Association, USA
Food Standards, Australia New Zealand, part of the Australian Government's Health  portfolio
The Ginger Beer Plant (commercial website)
Good Taste, Australia
Kid's Health
Leffingwell Perfume and Flavor Chemistry
Living and Raw Foods
Natural medicines, Martin and Pleasance
Plants for a Future, database of useful plants
School Tuckshops, Australia
Serious Eats, (Food blog for sharing recipes)
Taste, 24,000 + recipes, Australia
Wray Organic, Australian Certified Organic

Part 9. Geology, earth sciences
Google Earth
One Geology, British Geological Survey (BGS)
Opals, Lightning Ridge Opal Mines
Oresomeresources, minerals and energy education, geology for children
Plate tectonics, Australian Museum
UNPh35 Rocks and minerals, (This website)
USGS, United States Geological Survey, USA

Part 10. Health and nutrition, the human body
Ambulance, Queensland Ambulance Service
Anatomy, Histotechnology, University of Nottingham
Anatomy, Human body, BBC, UK
Anatomy, Queensland Brain Institute, Australia
Anatomy, Physical Therapists
Ayurveda, Niramaya, Brisbane
Bacteriology Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology, (website)
B+S, Body and Soul, Sunday Mail, Brisbane
See: Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology, (website)
Cancer, Cancer Council, Australia
CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health & Human Services
Cyberbullying, Guide to Understanding Cyberbullying, USA
Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy
Diamantina Institute, University of Queensland
Doctor Secrets
Doctors online, OZDOCS, Australia, (Commercial website)
Fire safety, University of Queensland
First Aid, St John Ambulance, Australia
Genetics Home Reference, Understanding Genetics Conditions
Health, Atlas of Health and Climate, World Health Organization
Health, Health and Ageing, Department of Health and Ageing, Australian Government
Health, Health insite, Australian Government
Health, Health-e-Profile (online health assessment)
Health, Lowjita Institute, National Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research
Health, Medical and Health Games for Kids, Claricode, USA
Health, Mission hospitals
Health, Putting the Public Back in Public Health
Health, Queensland Academy of Health Sciences
Health, Queensland Department of Health
Healthier, Happier, Queensland Government
Learn Psychology -Suicide
Med+DBase, management for large GP practices and occupational health departments,
Medical entomologist
NPS Medicine wise
Medicines, Aspen, Australia, 263 medicines, (commercial)
myDr, Australia, (Top medical information website for Australians)
Neuroscience, ANS, Australian Neuroscience Society
NOVA Science Now, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA
Nutrition, Harvest Plus, Breeding crops for better nutrition
Pharmacy education, University of Queensland
Practical clinical skills
QIMR, Queensland Instutue of Medical Research
RSD, Reflex Sympathetic Dystropy, CRPS, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
School of Public Health, University of Queensland
Schools & Health
Sexuality education
Sitting Disease
Stem cells, Stem cell channel
Student Stress and Anxiety Guide, USA
Suicide, Suicide-depression  Student Guidebook
Sun, Sun Smart, UV Alert, Your daily guide to Sun Protection, Australia
Swine Flu, N1H1, World Health Organization
Travel doctor, Queensland
WHO, World Health Organization
Workplace, Safework, Australia

Drugs, (This website)
Drugs, Combating Addiction on College Campuses, USA
Drugs, Drug Dangers
Drugs, Drugs information online
Drugs, Phoenix House, Drug assistance
Drugs, Practical Drug, Device, & Healthcare Safety Information, USA
Drugs, National Institute of Drug Abuse
Drugs, National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Drugs, Signs of Addiction
Drugs, Project Know, Understanding addiction
Smoking, Anatomy of a cigarette, by Lexi Krock, NOVA Online, (Some parts require Flash)

Sexuality education
Sexuality education
, (This website)
Cancer, National Breast Cancer Foundation, Australia
Fertility, Billings LIFE, Leaders in Fertility Education
Fertility, Every Woman Every Child, major health challenges facing women
Fertility, Women's Health Matters
Health, Women's Health
HIV / AIDS, The Body, The Complete HIV / AIDS Resource
HIV / AIDS, Young People Today, United Nations
Pregnancy, Preterm Birth Guide from the CDC
Pregnancy, The Guide to a Fit and Healthy Pregnancy
Pregnancy, NLM's News and Research on Preterm Birth
Sexed, Testosterone therapy
Youth, Act for Youth, (adolescent psychology)

Part 10a Lesson plans, secondary
BBC home, KS2 Science Lesson plans
Discovery Education, Free lesson plans
Lesson Planet, (lesson plans)
NOAA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA, Lesson plans
Physics and chemistry, translated French high school lessons
Share My Lesson Teaching Resources, by teachers for teachers, USA

Part 11. Mathematics and computers
Chart Gizmo, creation of pie, bar, line, scatterplot, time series graphs and diagrams
Easy Calculation
Fun with maths, Australia
Math Is Fun
Mathematics, Have fun with maths, Australia, (Commercial website)
Mathematics, Lexia, Symphony Math, Australia, (Commercial website)
Metric Conversions

Part 12. Meteorology, weather, climate
American Meteorological Society
BOM, Bureau of Meteorology,(for teachers and students)
Kites, (commercial websites)
"Learn about meteorology"
Beaufort wind scale, Bureau of Meteorology, Australia
UNPh 37 Weather Experiments, (This website)
Weather damage, storms and flooding, Brisbane City Council

Part 13. Physics teaching
Physics, (commercial websites)
19.0 Excursions for schools, See: Amusement Park Physics, (commercial websites)
16.5 Laboratory supplies, First Aid, (commercial websites)
16.6 Physics supplies, electronics, data loggers, (commercial websites)
Adruino, Open-source electronics prototyping platform
Bob Emery, Senior Physics HSC website
Boomerangs, + Plus magazine, University of Cambridge, UK, (Many articles)
16.8 Catapult, siege weapons, (some commercial websites)
Coaster wars 1
Coaster wars 2
Conversion tables
Kites, (commercial websites)
Electric vehicle, Fast Charge Station, University of Queensland
Energex, Australia
Energy, Alternative Technology Association
Explore Einstein
Fear of physics
French high school, Physics and chemistry, (in French and suitable for French science curriculum)
Geiger Radioactivity, protection from radiation and geiger counters
HSC Physics, Joe Wolfe, School of Physics, The University of New South Wales, (pdf)
HSC Physics, Physclips, A multi level, multi media resource, (animations)
Lumo Energy
MUSE, More Understanding with Simple Experiments
NECA, National Electrical and Communications Association
Oscilloscope, Wikipedia, USA
PAIN, University of Queensland Physics Students' Society
Physics and chemistry, translated French high school lessons
Physics classroom, (Imperial measurements)
Physics Demo Troupe, (Demonstrations of physics experiments by students) University of Queensland
Physics demonstrations, School of Physics, University of Melbourne
Physics demonstrations, Learning and teaching resources, Joe Wolfe, UNSW
Physics Museum, University of Queensland
Physics World, Institute of Physics
Quartzy, laboratory management
QUT, Queensland University of Technology, Science and Engineering
Roller coasters
School physics, UK
Sound science, Sarah Tulga, pan pipes
Time and date, world clock
Time Unit Conversion
Time, Calendar
UNSW, University of New South Wales, School of Physics
University of Melbourne, Physics lectures and demonstrations

Part 14. Science, kid's science, popular science
ACTF, Australian Children's Television Foundation, Backyard Science, (for kids)
ASSIST Australian School Science Information Support for Teachers and Technicians
BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards
Careers in science, you tube
Education Perfect, competitions and online learning
Emu Dreaming, Australian Aboriginal Astronomy
19.0 Excursions for schools
Free Book Centre
Headstart, The Courier Mail, Brisbane
Kids' science experiments
RiAus, science to people, people to science
School Science clips, BBC, UK, (for kids)
Science and Engineering, Queensland University of Technology, QUT
Science Made Simple, Kids Science Projects and Experiments, Science Fair Projects
SSI, Smart Science Initiative, courseware for year 9 and year 19 students
StepUp, Transforming secondary mathematics and science pre-service teacher education
Storm the castle
TeachConnect, online community to support pre-service teachers
The Edge
UQ Sciences: Upcoming events

Part 15. Primary science
1.0.0 Agriculture Projects (This website)
Effective Curriculum Ideas
22.0 Five challenges for science in Australian primary schools
Primary lessons, (This website)

16.8.0 Safety, this website
Electrical hazards
3.0 Laboratory safety
1D Safety, Protective clothing and safety equipment
15.1.1 Dust explosions
Dust masks, Safety masks
3.0 Health effects of chemicals
4.0 Laboratory safety and hazardous chemicals
12.3.31 Pressure safety

16.8.1 Safety, public service, household products database
ARPANSA, Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
Fire & Safety Australia
Household products database, USA
National Pollutant Inventory, Substance Fact Sheets, Australian Government
Queensland Ambulance Service
Safework Australia

Part 17 Science, scientific, science jobs
ABC Science, ABC Science Features, Australia
All Experts, Science
All the Web, (Search engine, index provided by Yahoo!, search for "School science lessons")
AMEPA, Australian Marine Environment protection Association
Artificial Intelligence, 20 Questions, Artificial intelligence project
ASTA, Australian Science Teachers Association
Aussie Educator, a total education page for Australia
Aussie Educator, Australia
Australia's Chief Scientist
Bad Science, Pennsylvania State University, USA, ("The gas tried to escape.")
BBC Science quiz, (What kind of a thinker are you?)
Brisscience: Public seminars in science and technology, Brisbane
Curious Science, (resources, competitions and events), The University of Queensland
Demo Troupe, (Science demonstration training, University of Queensland)
Faculty of Science, University of Queensland
Free patents online, all the inventions of mankind
Free Science, (download more than 2000 free scientific books)
Google Scholar
Harvard Natural science lecture demonstration
How stuff works
Hunkin's Experiments, cool cartoons
IAP, The global network of science academies
Interactive Simulations, University of Colorado, USA
Learning science, new and emerging tools to teach science
Live Science, (science news items), USA
Mad Scientist Network, Washington University Medical School, USA
Madlab, UK
Marine teachers, Australia
Middle School Science
Nation Master, (Statistics about everything, including use of chemicals in foods)
New Scientist, UK
Science Alert
Science Basics, ABC, Australia, videos
Science in Public
Science jokes, Jokes and Science, Julian Trubin
Scientific American, Scientific American magazine
Scientific American, in the classroom series
Scope TV, Channel 10, Australia
Skeptical Science
Sleek Geeks, ABC, videos
Slowmation, Student-generated animation.
SSI, Smart Science Initiative, courseware for year 9 and year 19 students
STAQ, Science Teachers' Association of Queensland
Surfing Scientist, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Australia
Surfing Scientist, demonstrations
The Scientist online
Water divining and dowsing
Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
Wikipedia, (Free multi-lingual encyclopaedia)
WolframAlpha, the computational knowledge engine
Young Scientists Journal, for scientists aged 12 - 20, UK

Part 17a Science Fairs
1000 Science Fair Projects
All Science Fair Projects
Science Fair Central, Discovery Education
Science Fair Projects and Experiments, Julian Trubin, USA
Super Science Fair Projects
Science in Public, (present science ideas in public space)
Science Made Simple, Science Fair Projects

Biology, Animals
3.0.0 Animal care and protection

Biology, Birds
Birds, Bird observation and conservation, Australia
Birds, Birds Queensland

, Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research and Australian National Herbarium
Biodiversity, Conservation of Australia's biodiversity

Biology, Biological Exceptions (blog)
Biology, Discoveries in Natural History & Exploration, University of California, USA
Biology, Evolution, Understanding evolution, University of California Museum of Palaeontology, USA
Biology, Evolution
Biology, Histotechnology Technical Methods, Alphabetical Protocol Index, University of Nottingham
Biology, Kimball's Biology Pages, by Dr. John W. Kimball, (Online biology textbook)
Biotechnology, Microbiology, SGM, Society for General Microbiology, UK
Biotechnology, Techniques for studying bacteria, (This website)
Stem Cells, Australia

Biology, Fungi
Fungi map
Fungi, Mycology Online, University of Adelaide
Fungi, Queensland Mycology Society

Insects, insect pests
Insects, Butterfly Host Plants, Australia
Insects, Entomology, University of Queensland
Insects, Fire ants, Queensland Government
Insects, Medical entomologist

Biology, Marine studies
, Australian Marine Sciences Association
Marine studies, Centre for Marine Studies, University of Queensland
Marine studies, Wet Paper Publications, Australia
Microscopes, (commercial websites)

Biology, Plants, Botany
Plants, Australian National Botanic Garden
Plants, Australian Plant Names Index
Plants, Brisbane Botanic Gardens
Plants, Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Reseach and Australian National Herbarium
Plants, EBOT Plant Sciences Collection, University of Sydney, (images)
Food Plants International, database of edible plants
Plants for a Future, database of useful plants
Plants, Greening Australia
Plants, Kew Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK
Plants, The Plant List, A working list of all plant species, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Plants, New York Botanical Garden, USA
Plants, Plant identification, Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Plants, SAPS, Science & Plants for Schools
Plants, Supermarket Botany, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Plants, Supermarket Botany, Teachers' Domain, USA, (FLASH, Interactive)
Plants, Useful Tropical Plants Database
Plants, Understanding Plants, (This website)
Plants, Wollemi Pine, Australia