Queensland dolphins intentionally beach themselves to trap food

Beached as bro! Dolphins in Queensland’s Fitzroy River chase fish onto muddy banks and beach themselves, before sliding back into the water.

Use this article to demonstrate an application of specific adaptations and changing ecosystems to students in years 5, 7, 9, and 10 studying Biological and Earth and Space Sciences.

 

Word Count / Video Length: 470 / 1:57 mins

Queensland dolphins intentionally beach themselves to trap food – Australia’s Science Channel

Queensland dolphins intentionally beach themselves to trap food – Australia’s Science Channel

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Years: 5, 7, 9, 10

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Topics:

Biological Sciences –  Ecosystems, Living Things

Earth and Space Sciences – The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

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

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface