Need to read some non-fiction for your 2019 Reading Harder Challenge? Try these great science titles published by our very own CSIRO.
Venture into the wilderness and discover some of the Earth's most breathtaking landscapes and its diverse inhabitants.
Follow David on his explorations of amazing places and finding/documenting animals in their natural habitats. Check the catalogue for more!
Every human being shares 99% of their DNA with every other human. Learn more amazing facts about DNA with these reads
Did you know Australian scientists have discovered 37 new spider species? Learn about the spiders that share our backyards.
Meet the inspiring eco warriors protecting our natural environment from degradation and destruction.
Join the discussion with scientist author Tim Flannery as he delves into the environment, conservation and the effects of climate change.
Climate change is an important issue. Read up and join the conversation.
Trees are the planet's best friend. Give thanks to a tree and build your appreciation for this vital natural resource.
The Queensland Museum has a new exhibition on monkeys and primates. Learn about these incredible creatures and their connections to humans.
Discover what the age of the anthropocene might mean for you and our fragile planet.
Meet some of the most brilliant minds that have helped shaped how we view our world and the universe.
Animals have way more intelligence than we give them credit for. Discover the animals that are surprisingly complex.
Experience the peak of a mountain without actually stepping foot on one and discover the majestic qualities of mountains.
Education is the first step to helping our children inherit a sustainable Earth. Check out these awesome kids books on environmental health.
Explore some of the challenges being faced by conservationists and their efforts to protect our national treasures.
Been following the ABC War on Waste? Here are some guides on how to reduce your environmental impact.
Dinosaurs roamed the earth right here in Australia too! Discover more...
As the weather changes, teach your little ones about the seasons.
Every wondered if the forest is gossiping about you, or if your chilli plant resents having its fruit stolen?
Sometimes fabulous, sometimes tragic and always true, these science stories will blow your mind.
Brimming with disgusting science facts to encourage children to learn about our world.
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! Introduce your baby or toddler to language used in these areas with these fun board books.
It takes hard work, dedication, and sacrifices to make it as an astronaut with NASA. Discover how to succeed in life on Earth and in space.
Learn about cognitive science, the scientific study of the mind and its processes. Examine the nature and the functions of cognition!
Got vinegar and bi-carb soda? You've got the makings of a volcano experiment. Adult supervision required for these great holiday ideas.
Kits for kindy to primary age are available for schools, home educators, childcare centres and community organisations to borrow.
Ever wondered if we're alone in the universe? Discover the great scientific breakthroughs that are getting us closer to finding an answer.
The world is truly remarkable. Learn about people, places and animals through National Geographic's videos, images and articles.
From: National Geographic Virtual Library
Nature works in mysterious ways. Learn more about how trees and plants are communicating with us everyday.
David Attenborough's enthusiasm for all types of nature is never ending. Try this enthusiastic but relatively short documentary.
Haynes doesn't just publish car manuals - there is a manual for toddlers, and home decorating too!
An archive of the entire National Geographic magazine from it's beginnings in 1888.
Come and investigate the properties of different fluids. With a hammer.
From: Britannica Library
An albatross versus a shark - who do you think wins?
Why do astronauts sleep in bags mounted to the walls of their spacecraft? Whats happening in the news? Britannica Kids has all the answers!
A 2002 Four Corners video documentary on QLD's Great Barrier Reef.
From: Australasian Video Online
A gorgeous book with illustrations from early settlement to present day of these magnificent birds.
Another great resource that explains scientific concepts in an easy to read format.
Watch some fascinating science videos and broaden your knowledge on a range of topics in just moments.
Ancient astronomers believed the positions of celestial bodies revealed what was going to happen on Earth, be it good or bad!
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