Top five examples of convergent evolution

When faced with a problem, natural selection will often produce similar solutions in unrelated animals. Use this short article with Year 10 Biology students to support the learning of convergent evolution. Word Count: 424 In the words of the best … Continued

Ediacaran animals probably didn’t look like their fossils

Ediacarans are truly ancient organisms, but the fossils we do have might be of their internal structure, meaning we don’t know what they looked like at all. This resource is best suited to Year 7, 8, and 10 Biology and … Continued

My talk with Jane Goodall: vegetarianism, animal welfare and the power of children’s advocacy

Dame Jane Goodall and Professor of Animal Welfare, Clive Phillips, discuss unique human characteristics, societies' moral obligations to animals, and conservation of the planet. This resource is best suited to Biology and Earth Science students in years 4, 6, 7, … Continued

Ancient signs of life: inspiring the next generation of scientists in the outback

As Perseverance sets off on its six-month journey to Mars, two UNSW PhD students look back on a field trip that gave Indigenous high school students a behind-the-scenes look at the rover’s mission.   Inspire and excite students by showing … Continued

Top 10 new marine species of the year

From Wakanda to the Muppets, tiny squid and boring amphipods, the marine world got a whole bunch of amazing species added to its library in 2019. Teach students in years 3, 5, 7, and 10 studying Biological Science about features … Continued