Flirting with the enemy: fish using sharks to exfoliate

Rubbing against the sharks’ sandpaper-like skin might remove parasites and skin irritants for bold fish. Learn about this dangerous relationship observed between sharks and fish in this resource for Year 3, 4 and 6 Biology students learning about features of … Continued

Predator and Prey

Who eats whom in Antarctica? Learn about the predator and prey relationships in the Antarctic. This extended resource is designed for Year 4 Biology students who are learning how living things depend on each other. It covers the relationships between … 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

If you’re a vole, beware white owls when it’s full moon

Light-reflecting plumage tricks their prey. This article would be useful for students in year 3, 5, 7, and 10 studying Biological or Earth and Space Sciences. It would be particularly well suited to adaptation in year 5 and evolution in … Continued