Could plants help us find dead bodies?

Scientists are designing experiments to find out.

This article demonstrates applications of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Earth Science understanding to develop technology and aid society. It it suitable for year 7-10 students learning about the electromagnetic spectrum, the nitrogen cycle, or ecosystems.

 

Word Count: 492

Could plants help us find dead bodies?

Could plants help us find dead bodies?

Years: 7, 8, 9, 10

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Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, The Body, Lifecycles

Chemical Sciences – Atoms

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/non-renewable Resources, The Changing Earth

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems, Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Physical Sciences – Energy