Beetles & Ecosystems

posted in: Biological Sciences | 0

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems

Additional: Careers

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems

Years: 7, 8, 10

A fascinating piece on how Dr Megan Head from the ANU Research School of Biology is learning how animals respond to a changing climate, in part, by studying the sex lives of beetles. This unusual subject matter introduces areas such as climate change, evolution and what impact humans can/should have on the environment and how that is all tied up with the British burying beetle.

You can find more articles like this one at www.sciencewise.org.au.

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