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Publication Date: 02 March 2016

Updated September 2016

This Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) contains a detailed method for how to perform a rat dissection.

Type of Resources: Standard Operating Procedure
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Multi-cellular organisms contain systems of organs that carry out specialised... > ACSSU150
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Multi-cellular organisms rely on coordinated and interdependent internal... > ACSSU175
An artist's impression of a large tree
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Publication Date: 19 February 2016

This online resource is a 5-minute video that describes and explains the ways in which some seeds develop and grow into plants.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have life cycles > ACSSU072
An echidna or spiny anteater
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Publication Date: 19 February 2016

This online resource is a 4-minute video which can be used to support Year 4 students' understandings of the life cycle and the development of an echidna from birth to adulthood.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 4 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things have life cycles > ACSSU072
A koala
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Publication Date: 01 February 2016

This online resource is an ASSIST Connected Learning Experience (CLE) to help teach Year 6 students the concepts of environmental adaptation.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 6 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate ideas, explanations and processes using scientific representations... > ACSIS110
  • Year 6 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Decide which variable should be changed and measured in fair tests and... > ACSIS104
  • Year 6 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Identify, plan and apply the elements of scientific investigations to answer... > ACSIS105
  • Year 6 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Identify, plan and apply the elements of scientific investigations to answer... > ACSIS103
  • Year 6 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Compare data with predictions and use as evidence in developing explanations > ACSIS221
  • Year 6 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Construct and use a range of representations, including tables and graphs, to... > ACSIS107
  • Year 6 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > With guidance, pose clarifying questions and make predictions about scientific... > ACSIS232
  • Year 6 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > The growth and survival of living things are affected by the physical... > ACSSU094
  • Year 6 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Science involves testing predictions by gathering data and using evidence to... > ACSHE098
  • Year 6 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > Scientific knowledge is used to solve problems and inform personal and... > ACSHE220
A thermometer showing a high temperature
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Publication Date: 19 January 2016

This online resource gives details on an activity that investigates the advantages and disadvantages of vaccination against Ebola.

Type of Resources: Lesson Plan
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent... > ACSIS170
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Multi-cellular organisms rely on coordinated and interdependent internal... > ACSSU175
  • Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > People use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they accept claims,... > ACSHE160

Mosquite larvae. I’m putting together some activities for Year 2 students and was wondering if we are still able to use mosquito larvae in the classroom?

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Publication Date: 09 December 2015
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 2 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Living things grow, change and have offspring similar to themselves > ACSSU030
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Artist's impression of the DNA double helix structure
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Publication Date: 24 September 2015

This online resource is a Connected Learning Experience to assist Year 10 teachers teach the concept of genetic inheritance to their students.


Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate scientific ideas and information for a particular purpose,... > ACSIS208
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Evaluating > Evaluate conclusions, including identifying sources of uncertainty and possible... > ACSIS205
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Analyse patterns and trends in data, including describing relationships between... > ACSIS203
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent... > ACSIS204
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Formulate questions or hypotheses that can be investigated scientifically > ACSIS198
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > The transmission of heritable characteristics from one generation to the next... > ACSSU184

Phenylthiocarbamide paper: Hi,  Are you still allowed to use phenylthiocarbamide paper?

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Publication Date: 28 July 2015
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > The transmission of heritable characteristics from one generation to the next... > ACSSU184
  • Year 10 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > People use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they accept claims,... > ACSHE194
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A photo of bleached coral
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Publication Date: 06 July 2015

This website provides detailed information on the role of rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification in coral bleaching.

Type of Resources: Weblink
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > Global systems, including the carbon cycle, rely on interactions involving the... > ACSSU189
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate scientific ideas and information for a particular purpose,... > ACSIS174
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Analyse patterns and trends in data, including describing relationships between... > ACSIS169
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent... > ACSIS170
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Ecosystems consist of communities of interdependent organisms and abiotic... > ACSSU176
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Chemical reactions, including combustion and the reactions of acids, are... > ACSSU179
  • Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > People use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they accept claims,... > ACSHE160
  • Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > The values and needs of contemporary society can influence the focus of... > ACSHE228

Fainting during dissections: I have read your SOPs on dissections. Could you include fainting as one of the hazards of the activity? How should students be prepared for what they are going to do?

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Publication Date: 05 June 2015
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences > Cells are the basic units of living things and have specialised structures and... > ACSSU149
  • Year Senior Secondary > Science Understanding > Biological Sciences
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