Being Australian

http://www.abc.net.au/abc3/myplace/
My Place Website

http://www.mrsmacslibrary.com/being-australian

A number of sites to help you with this topic

http://www.mrsmacslibrary.com/being-australian-research-task.html
Being Australian Research Task

http://www.primaryschool.com.au/humansocietyresults.php?kla=Human%20Society%20and%20Its%20Environment&unit=Australia%20Youre%20Standing%20In%20It

http://www.abc.net.au/civics/whoarewe/default.htm
Who are we?

http://www.lakemunmorah.ps.education.nsw.gov.au/onlineworksheets/stage_3/famausts/famous%20australians.htm
Famous Australians

http://www.heritage.gov.au/anlr/code/arc.html
Hertiage site

Australian Museums


Australian Museum online
Powerhouse Museum
National Museum of Australia
Museum of Contemporary Art
Australian National Maritime Museum

http://www.awm.gov.au/
The Australian War Memorial Canberra


Australia you're Standing in it

Australian Festivals

http://www.kn.att.com/wired/fil/pages/webaussiefle.html

People and Their Beliefs

http://library.thinkquest.org/28505/inde1.html
Major Religions
http://sd71.bc.ca/Sd71/Edulinks/ICT6_9/lessons/
Religions of the World

Our Fleeting Past

http://www.kidcyber.com.au/
This website is designed for Aussie kids. It is easy to navigate and contains hundreds of useful sites. From the home page select 'Australia' and choose from the alphabetical list. Some key subjects are: Aboriginal people of Australia, James Cook and First Fleet. Scroll down the page and select 'Need help starting your research?' where you will find a 10 step guide to researching a topic, a printable chart for recording notes, a link to contact a researcher, and a guide for writing a bibliography. There is also has a list of kid friendly search engines. This website will help you to improve your research skills.

htt p://gutenberg.net.au/explorers.html will help you research the European Explorers who charted the Australian coastline. There is lots of information on different explorers, their voyages and their lives. The pages are easy to find and maps, charts and illustrations provide you with comprehensive visual information. The website is a fantastic source of information for helping you research explorers.

http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/history_nation/terra_australis/firstfleet.html
The State Library site on all about the First Fleet.

National Parks


http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/nationalparks/
An excellent site that gives you a lot of information about different parks in Australia.

http://www.environment.gov.au/parks/commonwealth/index.html
Commonwealth National Parks and Botanic Gardens

http://www.environment.gov.au/parks/links/
Links to Australian parks and reserves.

http://www.heritage.gov.au/anlr/code/arc.html
Australian river system

http://www.environment.gov.au/heritage/
Australia's World Hertiage Places
http://www.lakemunmorah.ps.education.nsw.gov.au/t_hunts/aus_animals.htm
Dangerous Wildlife




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