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Study Tips and Cool Science Stuff

This is a page for links to external sites relating specifically to students who want to improve their study skills OR just check out some trusted science sites


Studying properly is a skill few students have. Most students misunderstand the concept of "studying", and make it out to be much harder than it is. Below are a few sites which may assist students who are seeking to improve their study skills. - nice clean interface, very useful, links lead to some really simple but great advice - thanks for a tip about this page by Edward Schrader

Articles on How to Study This site has a lot of articles(each very brief) which cover some basic study skills

Blog article of some key ideas for effective studyThis is a blog article by Jack Millgram. Actually targeted at students who have difficulty focusing on tasks- but the ideas are very clear and well presented - useful for all students.

The Feynmen Technique - a very useful technique for studying concepts or ideas. Make these these to go with your study notes.

Cool Science Stuff

These are some random sites which either have useful science; amusing science perspectives; or just excellent presentation of science

Aus Pop Sci The Australian Popular Science site

Periodic Table - see the top tabs

Periodic Table - see History & Trends tabs

Balancing Chemical Equations Video 1

Balancing Chemical Equations Video 2

Gary Turner Science
QLD Alan Druery Excellence in Teaching Award (QCT)
QLD Secondary Teacher of the year Award (AISTL)
QLD Centenary of Federation Teaching Award (RACI)
Peter Doherty Excellence in Science Teaching Award
Prime Minister Commendation for Science Education Award