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Learning Resource Centre: Useful (& Fun) Websites & Apps

Computer Science Resources

Want more computer science and coding/programming resources? Check out this great list!

And if you'd like some digital technology apps, just search for these on your phone or iPad:

  • Codeacademy: Code Hour
  • Iyan 3D
  • Pixel Press Floors

Free e-Books

Do you have a Kindle, iPad, Kobo or other e-Reader? Well there are thousands of books that you can download for FREE. Have a look at some of these pages for links and downloads!

A Bit of Fun

Want to de-stress and increase your mindfulness? Then download and print some of these great Zen and anti-stress adult colouring pages for free! 

You should also read these 50 most inspiring quotes about books and reading.

My fav: "It is what you read when you don't have to, that determines what you will be when you can't help it" - Oscar Wilde

Or why don't you try to create some of this beautiful book art? The LRC has books available if you want to try it. Just come and speak to Ms McPherson.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/claudiana_gois/5710163028

Book Art by MacRob Students

You Can Be On TV!

'The Book Club' on ABC TV is giving you the opportunity to be on TV.

All you need to do is make a short video about what you think, or ask a question, about each month's classic book. You will also win a book pack if you make it on the show!

Go to the website to find out more and upload your video.

Educational Sites

TED-Ed Clips

TED-Ed’s award-winning original lessons, represent collaborations between expert educators, screenwriters and animators. Each collaboration aims to capture and amplify a great lesson idea suggested by the TED community.

Click here to discover fantastic video clips on a range of different subjects, including:

Educational Apps

Search for these great apps in the app store (iOS or Android). Recommended by the Victoria Department of Education & Training, they fit perfectly with the curriculum, especially for years 9 & 10.

  • Khan Academy
  • Made by Maths
  • iMathematics
  • Sudoku

Search for these great apps in the app store (iOS or Android). Recommended by the Victoria Department of Education & Training, they fit perfectly with the curriculum, especially for years 9 & 10.

  • Know WW1
  • Melbourne's Lost 100
  • War of Words: VR
  • Historical Landings
  • History: Maps of the World
  • Hitler's Germany: History Challenge Lite

Search for these great apps in the app store (iOS or Android). Recommended by the Victoria Department of Education & Training, they fit perfectly with the curriculum, especially for years 9 & 10.

  • Bunurong Marine National Park Field Guide
  • Trust Trees
  • Donation Connect
  • Memory Map
  • One Road: Canning Stock Route Project

Search for these great apps in the app store (iOS or Android). Recommended by the Victoria Department of Education & Training, they fit perfectly with the curriculum, especially for years 9 & 10.

  • National Drugs Campaign
  • Youthbeyondblue The Check-In
  • FoodSwitch
  • OzHealth

Search for these great apps in the app store (iOS or Android). Recommended by the Victoria Department of Education & Training, they fit perfectly with the curriculum, especially for years 9 & 10.

  • UN Calendar of Observances: Making a Difference
  • Crime Stoppers Victoria
  • TED

Search for these great apps in the app store (iOS or Android). Recommended by the Victoria Department of Education & Training, they fit perfectly with the curriculum, especially for years 9 & 10.

  • EconGraph
  • MoneySmart Financial Calculator
  • America's Economy for Phone

Search for these great apps in the app store (iOS or Android). Recommended by the Victoria Department of Education & Training, they fit perfectly with the curriculum, especially for years 9 & 10.

  • Geoscience Australia Time Walk
  • Disaster Alert
  • Virtual Cell Animations
  • Platypus Evolution Game
  • Science Mobile
  • NASA News

Search for these great apps in the app store (iOS or Android). Recommended by the Victoria Department of Education & Training, they fit perfectly with the curriculum, especially for years 9 & 10.

  • Learn Chinese in 3D Free
  • ChineseSkill
  • Pleco Chinese Dictionary
  • Duolingo

Search for these great apps in the app store (iOS or Android). Recommended by the Victoria Department of Education & Training, they fit perfectly with the curriculum, especially for years 9 & 10.

  • Drama Resource
  • Music Theory
  • 123D(R) Sculpt+ mobile app
  • MoMA Abstract Exhibition New York
  • Contemporary AGNSW
  • Musee de Louvre: FREE
  • Art Circles
  • Doodle.ly

Search for these great apps in the app store (iOS or Android). Recommended by the Victoria Department of Education & Training, they fit perfectly with the curriculum, especially for years 9 & 10.

  • Storyteller - WW1 Love & Sorrow
  • British Library 19th Century Collection
  • iBooks
  • Shakespeare
  • iTunes U
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