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Year 7 Science

Finding Resources in Oliver


Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies.  Search the Bennies catalogue  Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.

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Ian Lowe

Cyril Appleby

Pauleen Bennett

Ian Frazer

Elizabeth Blackburn

Interviews with Australian Scientists

Welcome to the Interviews with Australian scientists project. On this site you will find interviews with some of Australia's leading scientists and discover how they change the world we live in.

The Academy established the Interviews with Australian scientists program in 1993 to record interviews with outstanding Australian scientists.The scientists talk about their early life, development of interest in science, mentors, research work, and other aspects of their careers.

Famous Australian Scientists

While nations like United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and Sweden rules the roost when it comes to producing the highest number of scientists, country like Australia with relatively small population hasn’t done too badly for itself, making a remarkable number of important inventions in the last 200 years. Not to forget, down south has given the world extraordinary scientists and inventors like Elizabeth Blackwell, Dorothy Hill, Graeme Clark, Frank Fenner and more. Read the biographies to learn all about the timelines, life stories and interesting trivia & facts related to the lives of some of the most famous Australian scientists.

Australian Academy of Science