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

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