Teacher resources

Questacon Teacher Professional Learning

Questacon conducts accredited teacher professional learning activities as part of the national touring programmes and through the Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre in Canberra.

For more information visit the Questacon website.

Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO): Building teacher capacity

Professional development for Sustainable Futures schools

Registered schools receive staff training to assist in implementing the Sustainable Futures programme. This programme was formerly known as ‘CarbonKids’.

For more information visit the CSIRO website​.

Astronomy teacher development

Tailored to syllabus requirements, our astronomy teacher development opportunities are designed to support you in teaching your students about the wonders of the Universe.

For more information visit the CSIRO website.

Geoscience Australia: classroom resources

Geoscience Australia produces teaching resources for primary and secondary level classrooms. Resources include background information, student activities, and model templates and posters for print.

For more information visit the Geoscience Australia website.

Australian Astronomical Observatory (AAO): library

The AAO runs a comprehensive astronomical library with extensive collections of relevant journals dating from 1974.

For more information visit the AAO website.

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO): Discovery Centre

The ANSTO Discovery centre develops a number of syllabus-focused education resources about nuclear science. Resources include posters, factsheets, online games and educational videos.

For more information visit the ANSTO website.​

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

MDBA has a wide range of free resources suitable for primary and secondary teachers including online interactive lesson plans (with teacher background notes and PowerPoint presentations), posters, fact sheets and activity sheets. For more details, visit the MDBA website.


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