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.
- Cool 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.
- 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.
- Melbourne Museum
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.
- Zoos Victoria
Information regarding zoos in Melbourne, Werribee and Healesville, as well as online learning resources.