The following is a list of links to websites with useful information for teachers and students.
DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY TEACHERS ASSOCIATIONS
New South Wales - www.iiate.asn.au
Australian Capital Territory - https://dattaact.wordpress.com/
South Australia - www.datta.sa.edu.au
Western Australia - http://members.iinet.net.au/~datta
World Association of Technology Teachers - www.technologystudent.com
The Technology Student Site
A really good site with lots of information on electronics, mechanisms, tools and health and safety.
Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority
ABC EDUCATION- SPLASH
ABC Education free educational resources for Primary and Secondary students – thousands of videos, games and programs. Filter by topic or year. Includes Coding, Robotics, Design Solutions, Construction, more.
HOW STUFF WORKS
An interesting and informative site covering a huge range of devices and how they work.
Movie Sheets contains one of the largest databases of classroom movie worksheets on the net. These worksheets are based on films that teachers have viewed then subsequently created film guides for. These film sheets have been tested within the classroom.
Revolution Education - The home of Picaxe - http://www.picaxe.com/
This site has data sheets on a huge number of semiconductor components.
The Alternative Energy Association - a lot of information on the many facets of alternative energy. Publishers of ReNew magazine.
This is a website, that has "Solar Energy Tips and Resources": worth a look, even though it is more aimed at household and industry www.engios.com
Lots of information on all types of batteries to be found at Battery University.
MODEL SOLAR CHALLENGES
The Australian-International Model Solar Challenges for cars and boats are held in the various states, with the culmination being the National competition.
o Australian International Model Solar Vehicle Challenge http://nationals.modelsolar.org.au/
o Victorian Model Solar Challenge http://www.modelsolar.org.au/
o NT Model Solar Challenge http://www.sunchase.org/
o Tasmanian Model Solar Challenge http://www.tassolarchallenge.org/
Technology workbooks for Year 11 & 12.