Species on the move

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

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This ABC In Depth feature article presents arguments about moving vulnerable species to cooler climates in advance of climate change is a controversial strategy, and whether it could be the best way of ensuring their survival.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC5-14-LW) SC5-14-LW

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

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSHE176) ACSHE176

(ACSHE158) Advances in scientific understanding often rely on developments in technology and technological advances are often linked to scientific discoveries

(ACSHE160) People can use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they should accept claims, explanations or predictions

(ACSHE228) The values and needs of contemporary society can influence the focus of scientific research

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

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

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

(ACSHE194) People can use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they should accept claims, explanations or predictions

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

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Resource type:
Text
ScOT topics:
Climate change
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
ABC - Science Feature
Publisher:
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Date created:
Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Resource ID: b6ee2d04-3e58-4fa3-8d9f-b96210688b53