Finding Information Online at Home for School Assignments

The internet contains trillions of pages of information which often makes finding relevant and reliable information online difficult.  The following are both reputable and easily navigable internet research tools.

World Book Web (online encyclopaedia) www.worldbookonline.com
(Faith has a Remote ID, ask library staff for the access details)

Education Network of Australia www.edna.edu.au
Search by either key words or key learning areas

The World Fact Book www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

ABC Online www.abc.net.au

CSIRO www.csiro.au
Great for science topics

BBC Science www.bbc.co.uk/sc

Explore Science Museum www.exploratorium.edu/about/index.html

How Stuff Works www.howstuffworks.com

Information Technology Topics www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/ict

Macquarie Dictionary www.macquariedictionary.com.au

3000 Online newspapers listed by country www.onlinenewspapers.com

Needle in a CyberStack – the InfoFinder http://home.mchsi.com

ANZWERS Australian Search Engine www.anzswers.com.au

WebWombat Australian Search Engine www.webwombat.com.au

 

And…. for good online maths games go to www.aaamath.com