You may find these resources useful for including science learning to your child's educational program, including physics, chemistry and biology.
Sciences in the Australian Curriculum
Learning resources from the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority.
Sciences in the Victorian Curriculum
Learning resources from the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority.
Atlas of Living Australia
Collaborative national biodiversity database with learning and contribution opportunities.
Experiments and activities, games and puzzles, videos, resources and articles from Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre.
NASA Kid’s Club
Activities, games and other resources from The United States of America’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Online science, technology, engineering and maths program provided by Engineers Australia.
Curriculum materials across a range of topics including conservation, environmental science and recycling.
The Australiasian Virtual Herbarium
Collection of data relating to over 8 million plant, algae and fungi specimens in Australia and New Zealand.
Information and education programs from Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.
Double Helix Extra
The CSIRO’s fortnightly digital newsletter for anyone with an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths.
Reports, videos, infographics and other material explaining the causes and effects of climate change in Australia.
National Field Guide apps
Museums Victoria’s smartphone apps with descriptions, distribution maps, audio and imagery of Australia’s wildlife.
Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
Learning opportunities and events related to biology, gardening and environmental science provided at in Melbourne and Cranbourne, as well as online resources.
Melbourne Tram Museum
Heritage listed tram depot and museum housing 21 historic tramcars and associated objects.
Collingwood Children’s Farm
Not-for-profit community farm that provides group tours allowing children to tend to crops and animals.
Short-term and permanent science exhibitions within the Science and Life Gallery, Forest Gallery and Children’s Gallery.
Interactive science museum featuring a number of exhibitions, a tesla coil demonstration and the Melbourne Planetarium.
SEA LIFE Melbourne
Melbourne aquarium featuring a variety of marine species that offers self-guided programs, family days and other services.
Information regarding zoos in Melbourne, Werribee and Healesville, as well as online learning resources.