Climate change gave roos an evolutionary jump


Biological Sciences – Genetics

Earth and Space Sciences – Extreme Earth Events; The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Diversity and Evolution

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 10

Word Count: 480

This article reports on the new surprise discovery that changes our scientific understanding of how kangaroo evolution, and climate change, were directly linked. Could be used alongside Biological Sciences curriculum for Year 10, looking at Evolution and also for the Earth and Space Sciences curriculum looking at Global Systems, climate change, and the impact it can bring about.

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