Hunter or hunted? When the world catches on fire, how do predators respond?

Millions of animals have perished in the bushfires ravaging our country – those that survive will feel the effects long after the fires are put out. A thought-provoking piece to assist with relevance of delivery of the Biological Sciences curriculum … Continued

Scientists discover why mantis shrimps’ brains don’t explode

Mantis shrimp eyes collect a staggering amount of information, feeding into a tiny brain – leaving scientists wondering how they process it all. A short explainer video makes this an accessible resource for years 5 through 10 thinking about specific … Continued

Lizard evolution highlights power of climate change

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface Years: 7, 9, 10 Lizard evolution highlights … Continued

Citizen science project turns whale watchers into published scientists

Word Count: 901 20 years of citizen science records have revealed the recovery of humpback whales in Australian waters. Interesting read showing students the relevance of getting involved in citizen science schemes and the difference they can make, with interesting … Continued

Tutorial: Jane Goodall on the Environment

We are becoming ever more aware of how our actions impact upon our planet  – be that with regards to global climate change, or the extinction of the smallest species from one tiny corner of Earth. Zoology legend Jane Goodall … Continued

Michelle is bringing sustainable food to the world

Michelle Grant crosses science and social sciences to influence food sustainability programs around the world. This piece finds out about a nontraditional STEM Career whilst considering aspects of Biology and Earth and Space Sciences Curriculum for years 7, 9 and … Continued