How much does a koala need to drink?

Possibly a lot more than we thought. This article is suited to students in all years studying Biological or Earth and Space sciences. Although younger students may not be able to read the entire article or answer all questions, extracts … Continued

Queensland dolphins intentionally beach themselves to trap food

Beached as bro! Dolphins in Queensland’s Fitzroy River chase fish onto muddy banks and beach themselves, before sliding back into the water. Use this article to demonstrate an application of specific adaptations and changing ecosystems to students in years 5, … Continued

Top 10 new marine species of the year

From Wakanda to the Muppets, tiny squid and boring amphipods, the marine world got a whole bunch of amazing species added to its library in 2019. Teach students in years 3, 5, 7, and 10 studying Biological Science about features … Continued

Parrots do probability

Study finds first evidence of statistical inference beyond great apes. Use this article as a practical application of probability and species adaptations for students in years 5 and 10 studying biological science. Word Count: 718 Parrots do probability | Cosmos … Continued

Scientists discover why mantis shrimps’ brains don’t explode

Mantis shrimp eyes collect a staggering amount of information, feeding into a tiny brain – leaving scientists wondering how they process it all. A short explainer video makes this an accessible resource for years 5 through 10 thinking about specific … Continued

In Class With….Monica Gagliano 2019

Topics: Biological Sciences -  Ecosystems; Cells; Living Things Earth and Space Sciences - The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems; Form and Function; Diversity and Evolution Earth and Space Sciences … Continued