Primary School Resources:


Origin Energy
http://www.originenergy.com.au/osj/template.php?pageid=565
http://www.originenergy.com.au/efficiency/#calc_intro



High School Resources:


ReefEd (Reef Guardians Program)

http://www.reefed.edu.au/
Excellent resources with image library also available through - http://www.reefed.edu.au/home/library/image_library
Teaching Units: http://www.reefed.edu.au/home/teaching (for all age groups)

Climate Change


Three Arguments On Climate Change:


Interesting Argument About Global Warming - Watch more free videos


News Limited Web Site: http://www.1degree.net.au/home
Deals with issues such as energy, lifestyle choices, water and recycling
Includes a carbon calculator as well.

Bigpond Links:
http://my.bigpond.com/pond/warming/?sssdmh=dm16.272210



Sustainable Homes in Queensland

This resource contains a variety of resources and uses a learning object platform to deliver.
  • siting a house on a block of land;
  • orienting a house using passive solar design;
  • capturing natural ventilation by employing the information from the site and orientation details;
  • establishing vegetation around the house;
  • managing resources through effective waste management, recycling etc;
  • energy management;
  • water management; and
  • social issues associated with the choices made for orientation, fittings, appliances and access.
  • to access the learning object download link is on the right of the screen -http://www.build.qld.gov.au/research/sustainableliving/

Other local resources include:
http://www.sustainable-homes.org.au/
Brisbane - http://www.sustainablehomebrisbane.com.au/index.htm
Hervey Bay - http://www.sustainablehomeherveybay.qld.gov.au/



Greenhouse Resources:


One is an animated explanation of the greenhouse effect:
__http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/greenhouse/__

This is the black balloon ad showing how much greenhouse gas emissions are produced by everyday appliances:
__http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/www/html/1537-watch-the-ad.asp__



Polar Science Education Resouces:

Shrinking Ice Reports in the Artic - http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/10/science/earth/10arctic.html?_r=1&oref=slogin (NY Times)
Antarctica Ice - Islands of Life http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1647451,00.html (Time Magazine)
Sea Ice - http://www.awi-bremerhaven.de/Eistour/index-e.html
Sea Ice from Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_ice
Interactive Zoom in on the Ice - http://www.arcticice.org/close10000m.htm
Sea Ice Education Centre - http://nsidc.org/seaice/
Tassie Resources -
http://www.education.tas.gov.au/school/educators/support/extendedlearning/opportunities/special-projects/antarctic-and-marine-science-prize-for-teachers


Water Resources

Water Wise Resources -
http://education.qld.gov.au/curriculum/pdfs/resources.pdf

Water Watch Resources -
http://www.qld.waterwatch.org.au/
http://www.waterwatch.org.au/publications/module4/pubs/module4sheets.pdf
http://www.waterwatch.org.au/publications/module4/

World Water Monitoring Day -
http://www.rwlo.org/users/3862/Water%20Analysis/overview.html
http://www.worldwatermonitoringday.org/

Water Cycle
http://www.waterquest.ca/flash/watercycle.swf

Simulations on Wetlands
Stream Scene - http://www.amarooeec.qld.edu.au/activities/streamscene/streamscene.html
Reef Ed - http://kurrawa.gbrmpa.gov.au/reefed/exploring_wetlands/wetlands.swf


Salt Resources

Salt Watch Resources - http://www.qld.waterwatch.org.au/saltwatch/index.html


Energy and Electricity

Origin Energy - Electricity and Carbon Emissions Calculator - http://www.originenergy.com.au/efficiency/#calc_intro


CSIRO's On Borrowed Time - An Eco Teaching Resource with 4 Inquiry Units:

Adaptation, Forest, Fire and Farming are included on this resource - set up with learning objects, multimedia resources, experiments etc
http://www.publish.csiro.au/onborrowedtime/sections/index.html





























Primary School - http://www.primaryschool.com.au/environment.php