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Life science: food chain

Examine an ecosystem consisting of hawks, snakes, rabbits and grass by exploring the changing population of each species as part of a food chain. Observe the effects of introducing disease and altering the number of individuals in each population. Analyse tables and graphs to monitor the change in the different species ...

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Corn cobs on the stalk

This colour image is a photograph of several corn ('Zea mays') plants. Three ears of corn on stalks with the silks pulled back show the yellow colour of the corn kernels. Corn is a grass plant with a long stalk and leaves that grow directly from the stem.

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Naturalised New Zealand grass ('Sporobolus africanus'), c1878

This is a dried specimen of the naturalised New Zealand grass 'Sporobolus africanus', and a 'nature' print and drawings made from the same specimen. They were prepared, printed and drawn by the botanist and artist John Buchanan (1819-98) in about 1878. The lithographic stone for the print was created by 'nature printing' ...

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Leaf: Spinifex (TS)

This is a high-resolution image of a section of tissue from the University of New South Wales Virtual Slide Repository. These resources can be manipulated like prepared microscope slides. They can be viewed at selected magnifications of up to 40 times, and in some cases the apparent illumination of the specimen can be varied. ...

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Leaf: Sporobolus (CS)

This is a high-resolution image of a section of tissue from the University of New South Wales Virtual Slide Repository. These resources can be manipulated like prepared microscope slides. They can be viewed at selected magnifications of up to 40 times, and in some cases the apparent illumination of the specimen can be varied. ...

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Stem: Spartina, cordgrass, cord-grass

This is a high-resolution image of a section of tissue from the University of New South Wales Virtual Slide Repository. These resources can be manipulated like prepared microscope slides. They can be viewed at selected magnifications of up to 40 times, and in some cases the apparent illumination of the specimen can be varied. ...

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Stem: Spinifex (TS)

This is a high-resolution image of a section of tissue from the University of New South Wales Virtual Slide Repository. These resources can be manipulated like prepared microscope slides. They can be viewed at selected magnifications of up to 40 times, and in some cases the apparent illumination of the specimen can be varied. ...

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Stem: Sporobolus (CS)

This is a high-resolution image of a section of tissue from the University of New South Wales Virtual Slide Repository. These resources can be manipulated like prepared microscope slides. They can be viewed at selected magnifications of up to 40 times, and in some cases the apparent illumination of the specimen can be varied. ...

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EnviroNorth: savanna walkabout

This is an interactive website about Australia's savannas. It has four main sections providing information about where tropical savannas are located across the world; the importance of termites in Australia's tropical savannas ecosystem; the lifecycle of the termite; and the research being conducted in Australia's savannas. ...