Teacher Resources

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (A&TSI) Histories and Cultures

Webcast November/December 2020

Eight cultural institutions in conjunction with Reconciliation Australia presented a three-part webcast focussing on the available resources they have in their collections and how they can been easily accessed by teachers to support the teachiing of A&TSI Histories and Cultures.  Please see below recordings of these three sessions.


3.45pm on 21 October

3.45pm on 28 October

3.45pm on 4 November



Canberra’s attractions have many online learning resources and activities, that may provide a support to schools, whether students are at home or in the classroom. These resources are based on curriculum themes of civics and citizenship, STEM, Australian history, art and culture. Please click on the links below.


Australian Institute of Sport                                        

The Healthy Active kids’ program is a great teacher resource designed for year 5 and 6 personal development and health and physical education students.               

Nestlé for Healthier Kids


Australian National Botanical Gardens   

Explore Australia’s plants and ecosystems through a set of online resources. Discover Indigenous Plant use, find out how to identify plant families or take on a nature drawing challenge.        

ANBG Learning Resources


Australian Parliament House      

Connect with parliamentary experts with a free video conferencing program, take a virtual tour of Parliament House and explore classroom resources, interactives and more from the Parliamentary Education Office.            

Parliament House virtual tour

PEO video conferences

PEO learning resources


Australian War Memorial             

Virtual Excursions, Classroom Resources and education publications for all ages draw on the fascinating collection and personal stories.              

AWM Learn

AWM Museum at Home


Cockington Green Gardens         

Delve into the world of model making or browse through information on buildings from the countries that make up the International Display area.

Cockington Green Model Construction

Cockington Green International Display


Canberra Deep Space Communication Comple

Education resources available for teachers aimed at engaging students in Years 3-6 and Years 7-12.

CDSCC Education


CSIRO Discovery Centre

Explore our range of engaging science programs based on real CSIRO science for schools and students.            

CSIRO Education Programs


Geoscience Australia                                                     

Earth science learning resources for primary and secondary levels include teaching guides, student activities and experiments, videos and virtual exhibits.              

Geoscience Australia Classroom Resources


High Court of Australia  

Civics and citizenship resources available for primary and secondary students.      

High Court Education Resources


Mount Stromlo Observatory      

Offering a 1-hour online session to classes through BCE website(Book Canberra Excursions). Recordings of previous Facebook Live talks are available on our Facebook page and our website.

MSO Education Programs

Recordings of previous online talks

Mt Stromlo Facebook page


Mulligan’s Flat Woodland Sanctuary       

Online classroom package – Guided or Self-guided STEM learning packages for different age groups.        

Virtual Sanctuary


Museum of Australian Democracy                            

Digital excursions with multi-connect options and Australian Curriculum aligned classroom resources for teachers, students and parents.                                                   

MoAD Digital Learning and Resources

Join our closed Facebook group for teachers – Australian Civics Educators’ Network


National Arboretum Canberra   

The National Arboretum Canberra is a living collection of 44,000 rare, endangered and symbolic trees from Australia and around the world.

Arboretum Resources


National Archives of Australia    

Our new and improved curriculum-aligned Learning Resources are designed to help students use original documents, photographs and audiovisual material from the national archival collection as part of their research.

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National Capital Exhibition          

Online resources assist with introducing students to the story of the National Capital of Australia.

NCA Education Resources


National Electoral Education Centre                        

AEC for schools provides free educational resources for teachers and students on elections, voting and enrolment.                                                                                               

AEC for Schools


National Film and Sound Archive              

Online Educational Resources including digital learning websites with thousands of video and audio clips available for streaming and downloading.

NFSA Learning


National Gallery of Australia       

Make art part of your classroom! From learning resources including interactives, videos and artist’s activity sheets to digital classrooms sessions for primary and secondary students.   

NGA Resources

NGA Programs


National Library of Australia                                        

Free online learning resources aligned to the Australian Curriculum. Develop skills. Explore the Australian story.                                                                                               

NLA Digital Classroom


National Museum of Australia   

Explore Digital Outreach and Australian Curriculum linked classroom resources which bring the stories behind Museum objects to life – for students and teachers.

NMA digital excursions

NMA video resources

Online Endeavour Voyage Exhibition and classroom resource


National Portrait Gallery              

Virtual excursions, online resources, with even more to explore with #PortraitureComesHome

NPG Education

NPG #PortraitureComesHome


National Zoo and Aquarium        

Explore fun facts about the amazing animals that live at the National Zoo and Aquarium. Facebook live Keeper Talks on a regular basis to learn about our species.

National Zoo – Animals to see

Facebook – Canberra Zoo


Royal Australian Mint    

Explore fun facts with Australian Curriculum related activities, games, virtual tours and other online resources through our website and socials.               

Royal Australian Mint Learning Resources

Royal Australian Mint Virtual Tours


The Big Issue eClassroom

Live video-conferencing workshops that explore homelessness and disadvantage in Australia, including a personal story from one of our guest speakers.  Mapped to Civics and Citizenship across the Australian Curriculum.

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Questacon at Home offers a range of downloadable activity sheets, video resources, DIY science experiments and classroom activities. Book a Virtual Excursion or check out the Questacon Shop online, with a large range of STEM products including teacher resources and science kits delivered to you.

Questacon at Home

Virtual Excursions

Questacon Shop