Mercury poisoning from gold mining


Biological Sciences – Ecosystems

Chemical Sciences – Mixtures and Separations; Chemical reactions

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/Non-renewable resources

Additional: Careers; Technology; Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter; Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 6, 7, 10

Birds and mammals beat lizards and amphibians to survive climate change

Hybrid sheep-human embryos bring transplant hopes

Bats are host to many deadly viruses – so how come they don’t get sick?

Not just the oceans, freshwater acidification is happening too

The challenger to WRESAT’s crown

Fracking does cause earthquakes – but you can avoid them

Word count: 654

Useful alongside delivery of a range of Year 7 topics including Mixtures and separations in Chemical Sciences (ACSSU113), the Earth’s Resources & water cycles in Earth & Space Sciences  (ACSSU116) & the human impact on ecosystems and the food web in Biological Sciences  (ACSSU112). This can also be used to look at both Year 6 & Year 10 Chemical Sciences (ACSSU095), (ACSSU187) 

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