These new species are things to Marvel at

CSIRO turns to heroes in this year’s list of newly named species.

Show students the fun had by scientists when naming new species but also why species’ names are important in engaging society in scientists’ work. This article is best suited to year 7 and 9 Biology students who are studying the classification of species.

 

Word Count: 316

These new species are things to Marvel at

These new species are things to Marvel at

Years: 7, 9

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Topics:

Biological Sciences –  Ecosystem, Living Things

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems, Form and Function