Darker eggs have their purpose

Word Count: 362 Colour helps with survival in more ways than one. Use this article with students in years 5, 7, 8, and 10 studying Biological or Physical Sciences. It would be particularly suited to those with an interest in … Continued

Holy galloping ants

Word Count: 651 The Saharan silver ant clocks up record speeds over blistering hot sands. This article could be used to demonstrate an application of specific adaptations to students in years 5, 8, 9, and 10. Contextual maths and activity … Continued

Dogs sniff out endangered insects

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Lifecycles, Living Things Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/ Non-Renewable Resources, The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems, Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function Earth and Space … Continued

Why giant human-sized beavers died out 10,000 years ago

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Genetics, Lifecycles, Living Things Chemical Sciences - Atoms Earth and Space Sciences - Extreme Earth Events, The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems, Diversity and Evolution, Form … Continued

Adaptations in Action

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems; Genetics; Living Things Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 5 Birds and mammals beat lizards and amphibians to survive climate change Hybrid sheep-human embryos bring transplant hopes Bats … Continued

Bats’ Evolutionary Trick

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Cells; Genetics Additional - Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 5, 8, 10 Birds and mammals beat lizards and amphibians to survive climate change Hybrid sheep-human embryos bring … Continued