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Students of Patrician Brothers College, Blacktown,will find lesson and assignment related links below. More detailed pathfinders and study guides can be found on the StudentNet site. Book reviews have been moved to Book Bites, which is linked below.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007


World of Scientific Biography

Biographies: The Scientists

Encyclopedia Britannica


Thursday, February 15, 2007

Referencing Skills

Knowledge Worker
This page has a collection of relevant links, which are also listed below for quick reference to specifics.
Referencing Guide - UNE
This is a PDF file of your handout.
For quick citation making try this tool.
Refer to this very comprehensive guide if you need to reference a source not covered in your handout.
Referencing, acknowledgement and synthesis...And the first of these is referencing!

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Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Robert Frost

Literary Reference Centre
This is a good opportunity to check out our subscription database for literary topics. Get the password from library staff and you can use this at school and home.

Britannica Online
Very good on American literature.

Sunday, February 04, 2007


An International Catalogue of Superheroes
Be sure to check out the Australian page.

Hero Machine
Create your own character.

Awesome Comics Webquest
A guided journey where you create an authentic comic superhero. Many great links along the way.

Serendipitous Superhero: an interactive word game for writers
Pick some ideas to get started.

The Science of Superheroes
This page from the BBC is for the realistically inclined. Superhero mini biographies followed by answers to questions like Why can spiders walk up walls?