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 and adaptations of living things using this fascinating article about the top marine species found last year.

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Top 10 new marine species of the year – Australia’s Science Channel

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Years: 3, 5, 7, 10

In Summary…

Watch a summary of this article from our very own, Dr Ben Lewis, as he tells us about what he’s learnt today.

What did you learn today?

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Biological Sciences – Living Things

Additional: Careers, Technology.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function