Parrots do probability

Study finds first evidence of statistical inference beyond great apes. Use this article as a practical application of probability and species adaptations for students in years 5 and 10 studying biological science. Word Count: 718 New Zealand’s smartest bird continues … Continued

Hunter or hunted? When the world catches on fire, how do predators respond?

Millions of animals have perished in the bushfires ravaging our country – those that survive will feel the effects long after the fires are put out. A thought-provoking piece to assist with relevance of delivery of the Biological Sciences curriculum … Continued

A few revelations about moths and butterflies

Family tree busts theories about their age – and why moths grew ears. This interesting article would be suited to students in years 5, 7, and 10 studying Biological Sciences. It would be particularly suited to those with an interest … Continued

Lifting the lid on primate brains

Rare find provides important evolutionary clues. This article would be suited to students in years 4, 5, 7, 8, and 10 who are studying Biological Sciences, particularly if they are looking at adaptations and evolution. Word Count: 521 A fossilised … Continued

Now that’s a penguin

Prehistoric giant had a close Antarctic relative. This cool article would be suited to students in years 5, 6, 7, and 9 studying Biology or in year 4 studying Earth and Space Sciences. It would be particularly well suited to … Continued