Biological Sciences – Cells; The Body;
Additional: Careers; Technology; Maths
Concept (South Australia):
Biological Sciences – Interdependence & Ecosystems; Form & Function
Years: Year 8; Year 9
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Bats are host to many deadly viruses – so how come they don’t get sick?
Not just the oceans, freshwater acidification is happening too
The challenger to WRESAT’s crown
Fracking does cause earthquakes – but you can avoid them
Word count: 671 + 1:07m video explaining what Norovirus is
This piece looks at how norovirus spreads through cruise ships, and using mathematical modelling to prove where, or who, the culprits are. Aligns with the Year 8 & 9 Biological Sciences curriculum, either looking at human cell function/immune systems or disease transmission and interactions between disease and the human body for (ACSSU149) (ACSSU150) (ACSSU175) or (ACSSU176)
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