Cadmium overload

Soil changes mean more toxins in food. This resource is best suited to Year 7, 8 and 10 Biology (food chains), Chemistry (elements) and Earth and Space (the Earth’s resources) students. It also covers some Earth and Space science outcomes … Continued

Good Krill Hunting

Antarctica’s most iconic animals depend on the tiny, prolific and surprisingly charismatic krill. Andrew Bain reports on the research into this seemingly invincible crustacean and its now uncertain future. Take a deep dive into the importance of Antarctic krill in … Continued

Dinosaur footprints show predators as big as a T. rex stomped across Australia 160 million years ago

The dinosaur footprints of the “formidable” species is the first evidence of a large predatory dinosaur living in ancient Australia. This article explains a fossil find that was made in Australia up to 90 years ago, including how it was … Continued

We consume over 74,000 microplastic particles a year

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, The Body, Lifecycles Chemical Sciences - Mixtures and Separations, Solids/Liquids/Gases Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems, Form and Function Chemical Sciences - … Continued

Greenhouse gasses impact on freshwater….the news isn’t good

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems; Genetics Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/Non-renewable resources; The Changing Earth Additional - Careers Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems; Diversity and Evolution Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface Years: 6, 7, … Continued

Warmer climates are turning green sea turtles female

Topics: Biological Sciences – Ecosystems; Lifecycles Earth and Space Sciences – The Changing Earth; Renewable/Non-renewable resources Physical Sciences – Energy Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface Physical Sciences - … Continued