The online Library provides a range of articles, website links & resources for educators & students
Hank Young




General & Indigenous Science

 General & Indigenous Science

Bush Foods knowledge and products Fire and Indigenous culture
CSIRO Indigenous Engagement Mangrove Watch
Climate Change & Indigenous Communities Ecology and Society
Indigenous Ecological Knowledge Traditional Knowledge - Technologies
Living Knowledge Discovering Indigenous Science
Science and culture Indigenous Knowledge in Global Policies & Practice
Aboriginal Use of Native Plants Bush Food - Activity
Aboriginal Plant Use in SE-Australia Aboriginal Plant Use and Technology
Growing Bush Food Bush Tucker Plant Food
Indigenous Science Links Aboriginal Knowledge for the science curriculum


Astronomy & Space

Australia's first astronomers Australian Indigenous Astronomy
European Southern Observatory - Images 10 Amazing Astronomy Facts
The Maya Calender A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System
Astronomy basics The night sky
Multiple Astronomy Websites Australian Aboriginal astronomy (images)
Transit of Venus Space Today Online
Seasonal calendar Star Maps point to Aboriginal songlines
Heavens Above Space and Astronomy News

Indigenous Astronomy

Astronomy Aboriginal Perspectives Australian Aboriginal Astronomy
Southern Stars Australia's first astronomers
Aboriginal Astronomy (You Tube) Dreamtime written in the stars
Banumbir and the Morning Star ceremony Aboriginal Astronomy
A shark in the stars Australian astronomy
World's First Astronomers? Astronomy & Indigenous people
Emu in Sky Astronomy of the first people of Australia

Indigenous weather knowledge

Indigenous Seasonal Descriptions Celebrations: Time and Seasons
Sacred Land (Level 4 VELS, Years 5 & 6) D'harawal Calendar
The lost seasons Observing Australia's weather
Can we use native plants to predict floods? Indigenous Knowledge & Cultural Weather perspectives
Indigenous Weather Knowledge Indigenous knowledge of changing seasons

Oceanography & Marine Biology

Australian Institute of Marine Science Traditional Owners of the Great Barrier Reef
Crustaceans Dugong & Marine Turtle Knowledge Handbook
Monsters of the Deep Land & Sea Management Strategy for Torres Strait
Earth & Environmental Science Marine and Atmospheric Research (CSIRO)
The Sea Slug Forum  Water and Indigenous knowledge

 Science and Aboriginal People

Indigenous peoples knowledge in the curriculum? CSIRO Indigenous Engagement
National Indigenous Science Education Program (NISEP) Aboriginal people: how to misunderstand their science
Aboriginal & TSI Histories & Cultures resources: Science Embedding Indigenous perspectives into Curriculum Science
Beyond Bush Tucker Indigenous knowledge in science education
Wiradjuri Plant Use Aboriginal science for the ecologically sustainable future
Australian inventions

Genetically Modified Crops

Transgenic Organisms Genetically Modified Foods: Safety, risks, public concern 
Genetically Engineered Food GMOs and Pesticides: Helpful or Harmful?
Genetically Modified Foods Genetically Modified Food and World Hunger

History of Genetics

Genetics: Past, Present and Future Discovery in Genetics (Nobel Prize Orginisation)
What is Genetic Engineering? What is genetic engineering and how does it work?


Equations of Motion What is an Atom?
Sport Science Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics and You
The Physics Classroom Animation Distance Time Graphs
Matter in Motion Amuzement Park Physics
How Roller Coasters Work Physics Games
Superconductors The Physics of Medieval Archery
Concave Mirrors Computer Animations of Physical Processes
Boomerang as Vector Rotation Example The Physics of Boomerangs
Nuclear Physics Aboriginal knowledge for the science curriculum

 Mining & Renewable Energy

Opal Mining Snowy Mountains Hydro
Rio Tinto The Australian Coal Industry
Geoscience Australia International Copper Association Australia
Australian Mines Atlas Department of Natural Resources & Mines
Petroleum & geothermal research Energy Resources of Australia (ERA)
Earth Science Lessons - Tungsten, Rocks, Minerals and More! Rock Collecting: An Educational Home Hobby
Minerals Council of Australia Mining: the growing role of renewable energy

Indigenous Science

Build Huts                                                              Humans 78,000 Years Ago                     
Thylacine Hidden Cave Art
Water Tunnels Aboriginal Rock Art

 Research Programs

Environmental and climate science Garvan Institute: Breakthrough Medical Research
National Institutes of Health Australian Research Council website
Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory (CSHL) Neuroscience in pictures - the brain

 Science News

ABC Science Nova Science in the News
Science Daily Death of the Megafuana
DNA and Genetics Reasearch Centers (Smithsonian)
Stem Cell Debate Stem Cell News
Ancient World News Swiss News (Burn Victims healed with Foetal Skin Cells)
NewScientist News in Science (Beating Fires with Old & New Tech)
The Why Files News in Science (Didgeridoos Give Ears a Hammering)


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