Darker eggs have their purpose

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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

Shhh! Don’t wake the microbes – they could create carbon bombs

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Lifecycles Chemical Sciences - Chemical Reactions, Atoms Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources, Rocks, Extreme Earth Events, The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering. Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Chemical … Continued

Earth 2.0: same same, but better

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Lifecycles, Living Things Chemical Sciences - Mixtures and Separations, Atoms Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System, Big Bang Theory, The Changing Earth Physical Sciences - Forces, Energy Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering. Concepts (South … Continued

Technology isn’t a barrier to us living on floating cities

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Lifecycles, Living Things Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/non-renewable resources, Rocks, Extreme Earth Events, The Changing Earth Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems, Diversity … Continued

New biodiversity report shows 1 million species on brink of extinction

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Murray River habitat restoration increases native fish populations

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Years: 6, 7, 9 You named that new wasp species what? - Australia's Science Channel Murray River habitat restoration increases native … Continued