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Zou ba! Families: members of other families

Explore the Chinese words for grandparents. Notice that different words are used for paternal and maternal grandparents. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

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Animal behaviours

This collection of 25 digital curriculum resources allows students to investigate a range of animal behaviours - defensive behaviours; reproductive behaviours; locomotion; communication; feeding behaviours; adaptive behaviours; and nesting behaviours. Images enable students to build a picture of behaviours such as the strategies ...

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Southern fur seal and giant petrel

This colour image is a photograph of a southern fur seal ('Arctocephalus gazella') eating a penguin, with a northern giant petrel ('Macronectes halli') taking off close by. The fur seal is dark grey and its face resembles that of a large dog. The petrel is grey-brown with a mottled pale head and breast.

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Vultures feeding on Cape buffalo carcass

This colour image is a photograph of two vultures feeding on the carcass of a Cape buffalo ('Cyncerus caffer') in the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. A white-backed vulture ('Gyps africanus') sits on the carcass while the hooded vulture ('Necrosyrtes monarchus') sits beside the carcass. The adult buffalo is partially ...

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Wedge-tailed eagle feeding on small prey

This is a colour photograph of a wedge-tailed eagle ('Aquila audax') feeding on a small prey item. The eagle is standing on a tree branch and its wings are spread. (Classification - Phylum: Chordata, Class: Aves, Order: Falconiformes, Family: Accipitridae.)

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Decomposers and scavengers

This is a collection of 15 digital curriculum resources about the flow of energy and matter in an ecosystem. The collection comprises 12 images and 3 videos. Images identify a range of decomposers and scavengers, including soil invertebrates and fungi, found in various ecosystems and illustrate how organisms scavenge for ...

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Meat ants with grasshopper leg

This colour image is a photograph of meat ants ('Iridomyrmex purpureus') moving a grasshopper leg into their nest. Meat ants are quite large ants with long legs, a large red head and a black abdomen. Eight or so ants are working together to move the grasshopper leg.

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Sustaining an ecosystem: collection 2

This is a collection of 18 digital curriculum resources that explores the flow of energy and matter in an ecosystem. The collection comprises 17 images and 1 interactive simulation that highlight the role of decomposers and nutrients in an ecosystem. Students can explore topics such as the factors that affect the rate of ...

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Animal weapons: Tasmanian devil

This is a colour clip that shows Tasmanian devils ('Sarcophilus harrisii') scavenging for food at night. A Tasmanian devil feeds on a wallaby carcass, aggressively defending its find from a second larger devil. The two fight noisily over the dead animal with a ritual display of aggression until the first devil eventually ...

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Bush flies as a nuisance to humans

This is a colour photograph of clusters of bush flies ('Musca vetustissima') on the back of a young boy, being a nuisance to humans. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Diptera, Family: Muscidae.)

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Harvester or bigheaded ant carrying an amphipod

This is a colour photograph of a harvester or bigheaded ant ('Pheidole' sp) carrying a much larger amphipod. The ant is a worker ant. (Classification - Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Hymenoptera, Family: Formicidae.)