Monkey Malaria

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

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This 13 minute video segment from Catalyst describes recent research in Borneo investigates malaria that is common to monkeys and humans.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(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

(ACSSU184) The transmission of heritable characteristics from one generation to the next involves DNA and genes

(ACSHE191) Scientific understanding, including models and theories, are contestable and are refined over time through a process of review by the scientific community

(ACSHE192) Advances in scientific understanding often rely on developments in technology and technological advances are often linked to scientific discoveries

(ACSHE230) The values and needs of contemporary society can influence the focus of scientific research

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Resource type:
MovingImage
ScOT topics:
Health, Pathogens, Malaria, Mosquitoes
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
ABC - Catalyst
Publisher:
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Date created:
Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Resource ID: 8862508d-4df2-4b8e-851a-0194e2b7e3ee