What the Wuhan coronavirus does to make people severely ill

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As Wuhan coronavirus cases increase, we’re finding out just how it causes illness. This explainer article helps students understand how respiratory disease illnesses work and the various reasons people succumb to them. Suitable for years 8 and 11/12 studying Biological … Continued

As the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak reaches Australia, here’s what we know

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This is what we do and don’t know about the Wuhan coronavirus spreading around the world. A fact based approach to information about the current pandemic, suitable to support delivery of the Year 8, 9 and Senior Secondary National Curriculum … Continued

Big drought could cause gastro problems

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/Non-renewable resources; Extreme Earth Events; The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface Years: … Continued

Bats’ Evolutionary Trick

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Cells; Genetics Additional - Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 5, 8, 10 Birds and mammals beat lizards and amphibians to survive climate change Hybrid sheep-human embryos bring … Continued

Rats off the hook for the Black Death

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems; Cells; The Body Additional - Maths Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems; Form and Function Years: 9 Rats off the hook for the Black Death Rats off the hook for the Black Death … Continued