One little bandicoot can dig up an elephant’s worth of soil a year – and our ecosystem loves it

An animal that digs holes seems like more of a nuisance than a help, but according to researchers, there’s a lot to dig about a digging bandicoot.

Make connections between Biological and Earth and Space Sciences for students in years 4, 6, 7, and 8 by studying the bandicoots environmental impact.

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One little bandicoot can dig up an elephant’s worth of soil a year – and our ecosystem loves it – Australia’s Science Channel

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Years: 4, 6, 7, 8

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems

Earth and Space Sciences – Rocks

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface