Above the snowline

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 gives a range of examples of adaptations and responses of Australian alpine ecosystems, plants and animals to cold conditions.

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

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Resource type:
Text
ScOT topics:
Biodiversity, Frogs, Snow, Rats
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
ABC - Scribbly Gum
Publisher:
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Date created:
Monday, 8 March 2010

Resource ID: 9e009602-b758-4bcf-8c61-5786efb4f1e7