Megafauna more mega than we thought

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Research sheds new light on an ancient Australian marsupial giant. This interesting article would be well suited to students in years 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 10 studying Biological, Chemical or Earth and Space Sciences. It would work particularly well as part of an adaptations or fossil topic.

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Years: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, Genetics, Living Things

Chemical Sciences – Material Properties

Earth and Space Sciences – The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Technology.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems, Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface