Teacher Resources


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                               

Nestlé Australia presents The Good Village. An education program developed by teachers for teachers to upskill young Australians on health, wellbeing, fitness, nutrition and sustainability. The Good Village is aligned to the Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum and the Sustainability cross curriculum priority area.

The Good Village


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 Complex

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                                                    

Dig into our Earth science and geography 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                           

High quality and engaging Australian Curriculum aligned classroom resources, digital excursions and professional development for teachers, students and parents.                                                  

Digital Excursions and Workshops

Classroom Resources

Professional Development

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

Connect with us on Twitter



Use the Narragunnawali suite of early learning, primary and secondary curriculum resources to promote reconciliation and to strengthen children and students’ knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and contributions.

The resources can be used as they are or adapted to suit the local community context.

Each resource encompasses elements of the Early Years Learning Framework and the Australian Curriculum, and aligns with Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Actions.


Subject-specific resource guides


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   

National Archives’ students and teachers site is for learners and educators of all ages who are interested in the development of Australian society since federation.

Access our classroom resources to discover archival records with your students through engaging and curriculum-aligned activities and videos.

Students can also explore the national archival collection and do their own research through our student research portal.

Teacher professional learning, offered onsite and online, is available throughout the year.


National Capital Exhibition         

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

NCA Education Resources

HIstory of the National Capital

NCA Videos

From This to That, The Story of the National Capital (Lisa Elliott)

Marion, The Woman Behind Two Thrones (Roslyn Hull)

View to a View, Planning Australia’s National Capital (Kate Collins)


National Electoral Education Centre                       

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

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

Outreach programs (for ACT schools only)

Australia’s Defining Moments Digital Classroom

Join The Museum for Teachers Facebook group


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 Australia’s currency through a set of classroom resources, interactives and more. Discover how coins came to be in Australia, our modern manufacturing methods and take on coin activity challenges.

Royal Australian Mint Learning Resources

Royal Australian Mint Virtual Tours



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 Cyber Castle Challenge

Questacon at Home

Virtual Excursions

Questacon Shop