Kooaaa! It's a kookaburra

Secondary KLA:
Science
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12

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This ABC In Depth feature article describes how kookaburra chicks fight for survival in the family nest in springtime.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC4-14LW) relates the structure and function of living things to their classification, survival and reproduction

(SC4-15LW) explains how new biological evidence changes people's understanding of the world

(SC5-14LW) analyses interactions between components and processes within biological systems

(SC5-15LW) explains how biological understanding has advanced through scientific discoveries, technological developments and the needs of society

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU111) There are differences within and between groups of organisms; classification helps organise this diversity

(ACSSU112) Interactions between organisms can be described in terms of food chains and food webs; human activity can affect these interactions

(ACSSI176) ACSSI176

(ACSSU185) The theory of evolution by natural selection explains the diversity of living things and is supported by a range of scientific evidence

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Resource type:
Text
ScOT topics:
Evolution, Birds, Breeding, Animal behaviour
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
ABC - Scribbly Gum
Publisher:
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Date created:
Thursday, 5 November 2009

Resource ID: 56d0379d-e28c-4155-a544-34866dc7eddd