‘Wonderchicken’ fossil from the age of dinosaurs

The find sheds light on the origin of modern birds and how they survived the last mass extinction.

This resource is suited to students in years 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 10 studying Biological or Earth and Space Science.

Word Count: 583

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Years: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10

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Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, Genetics, Living Things

Earth and Space Sciences – Rocks, The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems, Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface