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Mentone Girls' Grammar School | Kerferd Library

For science teachers: Chemistry Bookshelf

Source: Digital montage by Black, S. (2020).

In working with teachers the library assigns three levels of differentiation against the resources used in these guides. These resource keys support differentiated learning by providing a clear outline of the reading and technical level required to use the content. See following for details.

Resource Key

When accessing content use the numbers below to guide you:


Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)


Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

Level 3 resourceLEVEL

Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

HintThe Kerferd Library has a range of print and online books on chemistry for both the junior and senior school. The library also has books on chemistry targeted to needs of teachers. Following is a sample of some of these eBooks in the Kerferd Library collections. If promoted use you mConnect ID to log into these these services.

Junior school chemistry eBooks

Level 2eBooks

Senior school chemistry eBooks

Level 1eBooks

Level 2

Level 3

Chemistry eBooks for teachers

Chemistry | Open Educational Resources

Hint"Open educational resources (OER) are teaching, learning and research materials that make use of tools such as open licensing to permit their free reuse, continuous improvement and repurposing by others for educational purposes." (OECD, 2015)

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