UniServe Science Senior Science Table of Contents

Software for use in the Senior Science Syllabus

Preliminary Course HSC Course Options
8.2   Water for Living 9.2   Lifestyle Chemistry 9.5   Polymers
8.3   Plants 9.3   Medical Technology -- Bionics 9.6   Preservatives and Additives
8.4   Humans at Works 9.4   Information Systems 9.7   Pharmaceuticals
8.5   Local Environment   9.8   Disasters
    9.9   Space Science

Plants

Plants
Rich collection of animatiosn, photographs and text - pollination, fertilisation, seed dispersal, structures, photosynthesis

Windows
Available from Newbyte Educational Software

Photosynthesis
Simulation of classic pondweed experiment.

Windows
Available from Newbyte Educational Software

Osmosis
Simulation of classic potato experiment

Windows
Available from Newbyte Educational Software

Humans at Works

WorkCover HazardShow
This CD-ROM highlights hazardous substances that may be encountered in a variety of occupations. Each occupation is introduced with a short video describing the tasks frequently undertaken on a daily basis, the hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary. These videos can be viewed with commentaries provided in a number of languages other than English. Chemicals that are most usually encountered in each occupation are presented with possible symptoms, long term effects, necessary actions and treatment if appropriate.

This CD-ROM is available free to secondary schools in NSW.
Macintosh/Windows
Available from WorkCover Bookshop, GPO Box 5364, Sydney NSW 2001
Phone: 1 800 658 134, Fax: 02 9699 9465

Start Safe
The Start Safe CD-ROM consists of four modules:

This CD-ROM is available free to secondary schools in NSW.
Macintosh/Windows
Available from WorkCover Bookshop, GPO Box 5364, Sydney NSW 2001
Phone: 1 800 658 134, Fax: 02 9699 9465


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The Local Environment

EcoBeaker
EcoBeaker is an ecological simulation program for constructing ecological models. Activities included in the teacher's manual cover a variety of common sampling techniques.

Macintosh or Windows
Further details available from http://www.ecobeaker.com/

Investigating Lake Iluka
This simulation on CD-ROM allows you to investigate mangroves, open lake, estuary and urban environments around an Australian lake. Topics covered include adaptations in plants and animals and human impact on the ecosystems.

Macintosh or Windows
Further details available from http://www.impty.com/products.htm

Exploring the Nardoo
This simulation on CD-ROM allows you to investigate the human impact on four ecosystems along an inland Australian river.

Macintosh or Windows
Further details available from http://www.impty.com/products.htm

The Dynamic Rainforest
Explore the unique ecosystem of the Australian tropical rainforest. Investigate adaptation of and relationships between species.

Macintosh or Windows Further details available from http://www.publish.csiro.au/cyberscience/Rainforest.htm

Waterlines
Explore the ecology of the Barmah-Millewa forest in the Murray-Darling Basin. Find out about the plants and animals of the forest and examine the issues surrounding environmental management.

Macintosh or Windows Further details available from http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/multimedia/waterlines.html



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