Cane toad genome offers hope for eventual control


Biological Sciences – Ecosystems;  Genetics; Lifecycles; Living Things

Additional: Careers, Technology; Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems; Form and Function

Years: 5, 7, 10

Word Count: 641

This article discusses the latest development in control of the cane toad – sequencing its DNA and the wider implications. Could be used to deliver Biological Sciences curriculum for Year 5 looking at specific adaptations, Year 7 with the human impact on ecosystems or Year 10 DNA and genetics.

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