Places sorted alphabetical by place
A place where animals are slaughtered for the market abattoir
A place where bees are kept apiary
A place where fishes are kept aquarium
A place where Government records are kept archives
A wide road lined with trees on both sides avenue, boulevard
A place where birds are kept aviary
A place where bread and cakes are made bakery
A building for the lodging and accommodation of soldiers barracks
A covered stall at a fair, horse races, etc. booth
A factory for manufacturing beer brewery
A receptacle for storing coal bunker, scuttle
The dwelling place of an animal underground burrow
A large cask for holding wine or beer butt, hogshead
A variety show performed in a restaurant for the benefit of the guests cabaret
The kitchen of a ship caboose, galley
A place where treasures, stores, ammunition are hidden cache
A small box in which tea is kept caddy
A place where soldiers are quartered cantonment
The house or shelter of a Gipsy caravan
A place with public dance halls, gambling tables, etc. casino
An underground place for storing wine or other cellar
The house or shelter of a Swiss Peasant chalet
A nursery where children of poor parents are cared for while their parents are at work creche
A basket in which a fisherman puts his fish creel
A small bottle for holding sauces or condiments for the table cruet
A street open at only one end cul-de-sac
A nest of a bird of prey cvry, aerie
A place where milk is converted into butter and cheese dairy
An ornamental glass bottle for holding wine or other spirituous liquors decanter
The home of a lion den
A place where goods are stored depot
A place where medicines are compounded dispensary
A place where spirituous liquors are produced distillery
A place where ships are repaired or built dock
The sleeping rooms in a college or public institution dormitory
A house or box in which live pigeons or doves dovecot
The house or shelter of an Arab dowar
A squirrel's home drey
A large jug or pitcher for holding water for the washbasin ewer
A place where any manufacture is carried on factory
The house or bed of a hare form
A place for housing motor cars garage
An upper room or storey immediately under the roof garret
A room or building for the preservation of sculpture glyptotheca
A place for storing grain granary
A place where athletic exercises are performed gymnasium
A place for housing aero planes, airplanes hangar
A place or room for the collection of dried plants herbarium
A place for the treatment of sick people hospital
A house for the residence of students hostel
A place where strangers or travelers may obtain lodging and refreshment hotel, inn restaurant
A place where rabbits are kept hutch
The house or shelter of an Eskimo igloo
A place where house refuse is reduced to ashes incinerator
A place for keeping or breeding insects insectarium
The house or shelter of a Kirghis kabitka
A house or shelter for a dog kennel
A school for infants and young children kindergarten
The house or shelter of a Zulu kraal
A place where scientific experiments are conducted laboratory
The resting place of a wild animal lair
A place where clothes are washed and ironed laundry
A place where books are kept library
A place where money is coined mint
A residence for monks or priests monastery
A Mohammedan place of worship mosque
A place where treasures of art, curiosities, etc. are preserved or exhibited museum
A place where astronomical observations are taken observatory
A place where fruit trees are grown orchard
A place where orphans are housed orphanage
An enclosure adjoining a race-course where horses are kept before racing kept before racing Paddock
A house or shelter for a cow pen, byre
A portable case for holding papers, drawings, etc. portfolio
A square courtyard bounded by buildings quadrangle
A place where ships are loaded and unloaded quay
A refreshment hall in monasteries and convents refectory
An institution for the reformation of young offenders reformatory
A place where water is Reservoir
A place much frequented for reasons of pleasure or health resort
A ladies' handbag or workbag reticule
A place where plates, dishes, pots and other cooking utensils are washed Scullery
A case in which the blade of a sword is kept sheath, scabbard
A house or shelter for a horse stable
A place where pigs are kept sty
A place where leather is tanned tannery
A place where animals are kept alive, and live as nearly as possible as in their natural state vivarium
The house or shelter of a Red Indian wigwam, tepee



During my Digital Media, Multimedia and some AIT or VET courses I got my students to work on The S.T.E.A.M.E.R book of knowledge, especially advanced students that complete tasks ahead of time, this was my fall back lessons for those clever or advanced students, they were asked to pick one of the areas of study and create a cover page, find some interesting facts and put their findings into a chapter of the book The book was 138 pages long at my retirement from teaching.


STEAMER Stands for

Science, Technology, English, Arts, Mathematics, Enivironment and Religion


For those students that presented work on English we gathered a lot of useful reference information that became a STUDENT's COMPENDIUM here are some samples of student work

Explanation for Compendium
File Includes
ANU - Australian National University
An acronym is a pronounceable word formed from the first letter (or first few letters) of each word in a phrase or title. Sometimes, the newly combined letters create a new word that becomes a part of everyday language. An example of this is the acronym radar.
Adjectives are words that describe or modify other words * Priest = Sacerdotal
Apes - gibber, Camel live in Australia, Sahara & Arabia names = Bull - is called a heifer
Opposites = Absent - present
SC005_Big_Words for small
Anger - Dudgeon * bold - Audacious
A partner in crime - accomplice
A passage between the pews in a church - Aisle
Council, an administrative or advisory body, do not confuse with counsel, advice or guidance. Homonyms
Aberdeen - The Granite City The Torrid Zone has the hottest climate Zinc - Mexico, U.S.A., Spain
SC013 Death Words pertaining to Occurring after death - posthumous
Cask - casket   
Matthew Flinders -discovered Bass Strait. * Lord Robert Baden-Powell founded the Boy Scouts in 1908
Aloof -To keep to oneself and not mix with others.
Actor - Actress
SC013_Geography The Circumference of the earth is approxinmately 24,800 miles.
SC014_Gods War - Mars
SC015_Government Australian Government
SC016_Grammar Explains various uses of nouns verbs etc.
SC017_Human_Relationships THE ART OF LIVING - Consideration for the feelings of others
SC018_Inventions Clock (pendulum) - Christian Huygens
SC019_Kings_Queens of UK EGBERT 827 - 839
SC020_Literary A book in which the events of each day are recorded - Diary
SC021_Marriage A hater of marriage - misogamist
SC022_Medical A disease confined to a particular district or place - endemic
SC044_Metaphors Metaphor is a figure of speech that makes an implicit, implied, or hidden comparison between two things that are unrelated
SC023_Miscellaneous All Fools' Day - 1st April - Aussie slang - sounds that things make etc.
SC024_Nouns sit - seat (when to use Nouns)
SC025_Names Boys & Girls names explained
SC026_Nature A four-footed animal - quadruped
SC027_Negatives That which cannot be pierced or penetrated - impenetrable
SC028_Numbers A number of fish taken in a net - catch, haul
SC029_Opposites Unable to read - il-literate
SC030_Patron Saints St. George of England, St. Andrew of Scotland
SC031_Places A place where fishes are kept - aquarium
SC032_Possessive_Case Is the case which denotes the owner or possessor
SC045_Phobias Noctiphobia - Fear of the night
SC033_Professions The commander of a fleet - Admiral
SC034_Similes Archates - a good friend * Belt = to hit below the belt
SC035_Proverbs A bad beginning makes a good ending.
SC048_Sayings as a drowned rat. - as ancient as the sun—as the stars.
SC036_Science_and_Arts An instrument for detecting earthquakes - seismograph
SC037_Scientific_Terms The science of land management - agronomics
SC038_Seven_Wonders The Pyramids of Egypt
SC039_Synonyms abandon....... desert, forsake, leave.
SC040_War Nations carrying on warfare - belligerents
SC041_Weddings 7th year—Copper or Brass
SC042_Words_to_Verbs strong - strengthen
SC043_Other Any other items that might be of interest
SC044_Metaphors Metaphor is a figure of speech that makes an implicit, implied, or hidden comparison between two things that are unrelated
SC045_Phobias Noctiphobia - Fear of the night
Occurring after death - posthumous

Thesaurus - abandon = abandoned, abandoning, abandonment, abandons affluent =having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value,words explained and incorrect use of words

SC048_Sayings as afraid as a grasshopper.
SC049_UrbanMyths The floor was dirt.  Only the wealthy had something other than dirt, hence the saying "dirt poor." 

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