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In light of current circumstances, staying inside and staying safe is the best thing we can do as a community. To help ease the pressure of social isolation we have gathered online resources that will allow you to access educational resources including museums, zoos, databases and science experiments.

Education ResourcesTime to buckle down and study with the help of these resources
Strathfield Library eResourcesStrathfield Library has great E-resources available for Library members, you can access the
E-resources on your computer, smartphone or tablet. Log in with your Strathfield Library card.
ABC EducationABC Education brings you thousands of free, curriculum-linked resources for Primary and Secondary students and teachers.
Australian Dictionary of BiographyThe Australian Dictionary of Biography is Australia's pre-eminent dictionary of national biography. In it, you will find concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of the lives of significant and representative persons in Australian history.
Travel the world of museums, galleries and zoosTake a trip from the comfort of your home
World renowned locationsExplore the world of museums with these virtual tours!
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Taronga ZooTaronga Zoo have set up 24/7 live-streaming cameras so you can enjoy your favourite animals at any time of the day.
British MuseumWelcome to The Museum of the World - an interactive experience through time, continents and cultures, featuring some of the most fascinating objects in human history. This project is a partnership between the British Museum and Google Culture Institute.
LouvreCome along on a virtual tour and enjoy the view of what the Louvre has to offer.
Learn with your eyes and earsDelve into worlds written by masters to excite and delight children of all ages
Novel List Use Novel List to look for books by author, title, series, plot description or level of readership. Find other authors who write like your favourite, genre and theme-based lists, discussion guides for book clubs, book talks and details of awards.
Story Time from Space Listen to an Astronaut read a story from space.
AudibleAudible has free audiobooks for children to listen to.
Storyline OnlineThe SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.
ABC Kids ListenABC Kids provide children with music for dancing, stories for relaxing, soothing soundtracks for sleeping, podcasts to stimulate curiosity, fire imaginations and foster good listening.
World Around UsAll children need to explore, build, learn and experiment. One way to keep everyone busy is with fun and exciting science facts and activities.
ExploratoriumThe Exploratorium isn't just a museum; it's an ongoing exploration of science, art and human perception.
Access MarsAccess Mars lets you explore a 3D replica of the Martian surface, exactly as it was recorded by the Curiosity rover.
NASA for KidsOn this site, you will find games, images and resources for children that focus on STEM development attuned to inspire the next generation of explorers.
BioDigital Access the only 3D human body platform packed with hundreds of interactive models that visualize anatomical structures, conditions, and treatments
Ted Talks TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.
Crash CourseTons of awesome courses in one awesome channel!
Check out the playlists for past courses in physics, philosophy, games, economics, U.S. government and politics, astronomy, anatomy & physiology, world history, biology, literature, ecology, chemistry, psychology, and U.S. history.
How Stuff WorksHow Stuff Works got its start in 1998 at a college professor's kitchen table. From there, we quickly grew into an award-winning source of unbiased, reliable, easy-to-understand answers and explanations of how the world works.