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Listed under:  Science  >  Life  >  Animal structure and function  >  Body systems  >  Animal reproduction  >  Pregnancy  >  Birth

National parks: Lord Howe

This is a colour clip showing the landforms, coral reef lagoons, birds and fish of Lord Howe Island. It begins by describing how the topography of the region was created by submarine volcanic activity and subsequent erosion. Sequences introduced by naturalist Ian Hutton reveal the behaviour of breeding sea birds, including ...


Animal Olympians: bolas spider

This is a clip showing a bolas spider luring, capturing and eating its moth prey. The narrator describes the bolas spider as a champion hammer thrower, and night footage includes close-up images of the spider, its bolas (or silken thread), egg sacs and spiderlings. The clip concludes with the emergence of young spiderlings ...

Interactive Resource


Students use this resource consisting of five slides with diagrams, written explanation and voice-over to identify what happens during the birth of a baby. There is a two-question quiz and a summary slide.