Pedigree Dogs

Secondary KLAs:
Science, Technology
Educational levels:
Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12


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This 12 minute video segment from Catalyst demonstrates how scientific knowledge can improve the well-being of our domestic pets and change public opinion. This show exemplifies the benefits of the application of our understanding of genetics and evolution.

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

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

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

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Resource type:
ScOT topics:
Breeding, Dogs
File type:
ABC - Catalyst
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Date created:
Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Resource ID: bd38ea7e-f6dd-4200-a092-4db9e44437fb