Website Links - World News


Click the sections below to access the links used in this book:

Virus Alert!

SARS and Other Epidemics

Terrorism Around the World

Conflict in the 21st Century

A Time to Travel?

Refugees in Australia

Medical Discoveries

Astronomical News

Teaching Ideas

News Sites - Aust

News Sites - NZ

General Links

www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/cevents.html - Current Events

www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/ - Online News Hour

www.abc.net.au/btn/ - Behind the News

www.timeforkids.com/TFK/ - TIME for Kids

www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/ - Today's Front Pages Around the World

Virus Alert!

www.cknow.com/vtutor

www.vmyths.com

www.cs.utexas.edu/

www.cknow.com/vtutor/ and

www.vmyths.com/

www.cs.utexas.edu/users/dsb/Demos/worm/lecture.htm

SARS and Other  Epidemics

www.cdc.gov/ncidod/sars/ -  FAQ for SARS from the Centre for Disease Control

www.who.int/csr/sars/en/ - SARS info at the World Health Organisation

library.thinkquest.org/11170/ - ThinkQuest Site: Epidemics

library.thinkquest.org/23054/ - ThinkQuest Site: Hidden Killers

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/meningitis/ - Meningococcal Virus

Terrorism Around the World

www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrorist_incidents - Terrorism Incidents around the World

www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/terrorism/ - Looking For Answers

www.mamamedia.com/activities/gallery_2/peace/ - Peace Gallery

dailynews.yahoo.com/fc3/yahooligans/usattack - Fighting Terrorism

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bioterror/ - Biological Warfare

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/robots/ - Bomb Squad

A Time to Travel?

travel.guardian.co.uk/airterror/0,1335,553882,00.html  - Travel and Terrorism

www.dfat.gov.au/consular/advice/ - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Travel Warnings

www.cdc.gov/travel/ - Travel Warnings from Centre for Disease Control (USA)

www.abc.net.au/news/indepth/bali/ - Bali Bombing Aftermath

Conflict in the 21st Century

www.australiansatwar.gov.au/ - Australians at War

www.awm.gov.au/atwar/ - Australians War Memorial

www.dfat.gov.au/un/aus_un3.html - Australia and the United Nations

www.awm.gov.au/atwar/peacekeeping.htm - Australian Peacekeepers

www.un.org/documents/ - United Nations Security Council Resolutions (For your teacher)

The Iraq War

dailynews.yahoo.com/fc3/yahooligans/middleeast - Middle East (from Yahooligans)

www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/cabs/iraq.html - Iraq Country Profile

www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/iz.html - World Book: Iraq

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/battlegroup/ - Battle Alert in the Gulf

Refugees in Australia

www.refugeecouncil.org.au/ - Refugee Council of Australia

www.immi.gov.au/facts/60refugee.htm  - Immigration Department

www.amnesty.org.au/refugees/index.html - Amnesty International

www.refugeeaction.org/inside/inside.htm - Refugee Action Centres

www.unhcr.ch - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Medical Discoveries

www.bbc.co.uk/education/medicine/nonint/home.shtml - Medicine Through Time

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/eheart/ - Electric Heart

www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/index.html - People and Discoveries

www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/doctor/# - Doctor Over Time

www.schoolscience.co.uk/content/4/biology/medicines/history7.html - 20th Century Medicine

inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blmedical.htm - Medical Discoveries

 Research Topics for Activity Pages

Medical Pioneers of the 20th Century

Australian:

Victor Chang - www.victorchang.com.au/index.asp (Heart Transplants)

Fred Hollows - www.hollows.org/resources/profiles/fred.htm (Eye Surgeon)

Fiona Stanley - www.ichr.uwa.edu.au/about/fiona.html (Medical Researcher)

Graeme Clark www.medoto.unimelb.edu.au/people/clarkg/  (Inventor of Cochlear Implant)

 New Zealand:

Sir Harold Gillies - www.nzedge.com/heroes/gillies.html (Plastic Surgery Pioneer)

Maurice Wilkins - www.nzedge.com/heroes/wilkins.html (DNA enabler)

 Controversial Issues involving Medical Technology

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/baby/cloning.html - Cloning

www.pbs.org/wgbh/harvest/ - Genetically Modified Foods

Astronomical News

www.worldalmanacforkids.com/explore/space/astronomy.html - Astronomy World Almanac

seds.lpl.arizona.edu/nineplanets/nineplanets - The Nine Planets

cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/Headlines.html

hubblesite.org/ - Hubble Space Telescope

www.ozskywatch.com/amaz/links/ast_links/16.html - Ozskywatch.com

antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html - Astronomy Picture of the Day

www.adlerplanetarium.org/ - Adler Planetarium

www.rog.nmm.ac.uk/ - Royal Observatory, Greenwich

www.seti-inst.edu/seti/Welcome.html - Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI)

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/station/  - Space Stations

Teaching Ideas

Stock Exchange - www.asx.com

School's Sharemarket Game - www.asx.com.au/education/l3/moreaboutschoolssmg_ie3.shtm

Weather Alert -

www.bom.gov.au/ - Bureau of Meteorology (Australia)

www.metservice.co.nz/home/index.asp - Met Service (New Zealand)

weather.yahoo.com/ - International Weather

Disaster! - www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/escape/

Election Day -

www.nla.gov.au/oz/gov/party.html - Australian Political Parties

www.aec.gov.au/ - Australian Electoral Commission

www.budget.gov.au/ - The Commonwealth Budget

www.electionresults.govt.nz/ - New Zealand Election Results

www.elections.org.nz/ - Elections New Zealand

News Sites

Australian:

News Sites

au.yahoo.com/ - Yahoo Australia and New Zealand

www.news.com.au/ - NEWS.com.au

www.cnn.com/ - CNN United States

www.bbc.co.uk/ - BBC United Kingdom

newslink.org/ - NewsLink

pppp.net/links/news/ - The Ultimate Collection of News Links

Sports Sites

au.sports.yahoo.com/ - Yahoo Sports

foxsports.news.com.au/ - FOX Sports

espn.go.com/main.html - ESPN Sports Network (US)

Newspapers Online

www.nla.gov.au/npapers/ - Australian Newspapers Online

www.theaustralian.news.com.au/ - The Australian

ACT:  canberra.yourguide.com.au/home.asp - The Canberra Times 

NSW: www.smh.com.au/ - The Sydney Morning Herald

NT: www.news.com.au/nt/ - Northern Territory News

QLD: www.thecouriermail.news.com.au/ - The Courier Mail

SA: www.theadvertiser.news.com.au/ - The Adelaide Advertiser

TAS: www.themercury.news.com.au/ - The Mercury

VIC: www.theage.com.au/ - The Age,  www.heraldsun.news.com.au/ - Herald Sun

WA: www.thewest.com.au/ - The West Australian, www.sundaytimes.news.com.au/ - The Sunday Times

Australian Television Stations

ninemsn.com.au/ - Nine MSN

www.ten.com.au/ - Channel 10

i7.aol.com.au/ - Channel 7

www.abc.net.au/ - ABC Online

www.sbs.com.au/ - SBS

General Sites of Interest

www.tolerance.org/pt/index.html  - Planet Tolerance

dailynews.yahoo.com/fc3/yahooligans/astronomy/ - Astronomy News

dailynews.yahoo.com/fc3/yahooligans/environment/ - Environmental News

dailynews.yahoo.com/fc3/yahooligans/usattack/ - Fighting Terrorism

www.yahooligans.com/Science_and_Nature/Health_and_Safety/Feelings_and_Emotions/Coping_with_Disasters/ - Coping with Disasters

dailynews.yahoo.com/fc3/yahooligans/techmedicine/ - Technology and Medicine

New Zealand

News Sites

au.yahoo.com/ - Yahoo Australia and New Zealand

www.stuff.co.nz/ - STUFF

www.newsroom.co.nz/ - News Room

www.cnn.com/ - CNN United States

www.bbc.co.uk/ - BBC United Kingdom

newslink.org/ - NewsLink

pppp.net/links/news/ - The Ultimate Collection of News Links

Sports Sites

www.sportsweb.co.nz/ - SportsWeb

www.nzherald.co.nz/sports/ - Sport (NZ Herald)

onesport.nzoom.com/ - NZOOM Sport

foxsports.news.com.au/ - FOX Sports

espn.go.com/main.html - ESPN Sports Network (US)

Newspapers Online

www.nzherald.co.nz/ - New Zealand Herald

www.times.co.nz/ - Times Newspapers

www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/thepress/ - The Press Online

www.newzealandsites.com/media/newspapers/ - New Zealand Papers Online

Television Stations

www.tvnz.co.nz/ - Television New Zealand

www.ch9.co.nz/ - Channel 9

www.ctv.net.nz/ - Canterbury Television

www.skytv.co.nz/ - Sky Television

www.ftn.co.nz/ - Family Television Network

General Sites of Interest

www.tolerance.org/pt/index.html  - Planet Tolerance

dailynews.yahoo.com/fc3/yahooligans/astronomy/ - Astronomy News

dailynews.yahoo.com/fc3/yahooligans/environment/ - Environmental News

dailynews.yahoo.com/fc3/yahooligans/usattack/ - Fighting Terrorism

www.yahooligans.com/Science_and_Nature/Health_and_Safety/Feelings_and_Emotions/Coping_with_Disasters/ - Coping with Disasters

dailynews.yahoo.com/fc3/yahooligans/techmedicine/ - Technology and Medicine


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