The following is a list of links to websites with useful information for teachers and students.

DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY TEACHERS ASSOCIATIONS

EDUCATION SITES

FOR STUDENTS

The Technology Student Site
A really good site with lots of information on electronics, mechanisms, tools and health and safety.
www.technologystudent.com

FOR TEACHERS

Systems Engineering
Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority
www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/vce/studies/systemseng/systemsengindex.html
 

PICAXE

Revolution Education - The home of Picaxe - http://www.picaxe.com/

COMPONENTS

This site has data sheets on a huge number of semiconductor components.
www.alldatasheet.co.kr

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

This group of students are out to change the world, and what they do is very impressive. Well worth a look at what they do and worth supporting: http://roderage.com.au/#

The Alternative Energy Association - a lot of information on the many facets of alternative energy. Publishers of ReNew magazine.
www.ata.org.au

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

BATTERIES

Lots of information on all types of batteries to be found at Battery University.
www.batteryuniversity.com

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   NSW Model Solar Challenge   http://www.science.unsw.edu.au/sunsprint-challenge

o   NT Model Solar Challenge    http://www.sunchase.org/

o   Tasmanian Model Solar Challenge   http://www.tassolarchallenge.org/

o   Model Solar Challenge discussion forum    http://www.solarfreaks.com/

WORKBOOKS

Technology workbooks for Year 11 & 12.
www.laptek.com.au

ROLAND MILLS

The Australian Agent for Roland Milling Machines. Intellecta Technologies designs, makes, develops and supports innovative resources for science and technology education.
www.intellecta.net