A few revelations about moths and butterflies

Word Count: 539 Family tree busts theories about their age – and why moths grew ears. This interesting article would be suited to students in years 5, 7, and 10 studying Biological Sciences. It would be particularly suited to those … 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

Predator exposure can help vulnerable species survive in the wild

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Genetics, Lifecycles, Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology. Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems, Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function Years: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Scientists don’t really get the female … Continued