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Year 6 Independent Investigation: Home
Chose a country or topic to study in depth
There's a Rang Tan in my Bedroom
Check out our BGS Databases by using the eResources tab at the top of the Library page.
Then click on the Middle School tab and you will databases especially selected for you.
150 categorised science experiments are available on this easy-to-navigate website. Clear, step-by-step instructions and photos are also a feature.
Good or bad....the problem with internet sites
As you know, anyone can publish a website. This means that information you find on the net may not be reliable. Look at the video above to get some tips on what to check for when you are taking information for your research.
Remember to check the TLD (top level domain):
.edu - educational sites such as schools
.gov - government sites such as Department of Foreign Affairs
.com - commercial sites such as banks and shops
.org - sites from organisations such as charities
Watch this introductory video about the rise of Asia and understand why we are learning about Asia this term.
This site connects you to a growing library of smart, short, and super-cool, “not-made-for-kids, but perfect for you” videos. See what you can find on your topic...or just browse.
Kids News is proudly supported by News Corp Australia, but it covers world wide topics and you can search for stories.
New articles are added each school day. All new content is featured at the top of the homepage.
The articles are divided into two main categories:
News — covering current affairs, key curriculum topics, interesting stories about people, animals and things
Sport — Australian and international sports events and people.
Numbeo is the world’s largest database of user contributed data about cities and countries worldwide. Numbeo provides current and timely information on world living conditions including cost of living, housing indicators, health care, traffic, crime and pollution.
If only search engines could understand what we want.
Not Quite a Search Engine!
These are some sites that have a wealth of information aimed at school students.