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Search for the gorilla: assessment

Test how well you can gather and assess information as you track down a gorilla recently sighted near the town of Jetsam. Interview witnesses and read information from sources such as a website, advertisement and newspaper article. Notice that some of the statements may be wrong and the opinions may be biased. Choose the ...

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Coconut harvester and trained monkey, 1994

This is a colour photograph of an Indonesian man with his bicycle and macaque monkey. The man has a length of strong blue rope coiled on the handlebars and one end of the rope is probably tied around the neck of the monkey. The man is carrying a large knife in a leather sheath on his left side. A dehusked coconut sits on ...

Teacher resource

Search for the gorilla: assessment: teacher guide

Use this resource with 'Search for the gorilla: assessment' (L8470). First, see a profile of that assessment object, which gives you some helpful background information. Then follow clear guidelines on the marking and interpretation of student input. For each of the tasks, read notes on the three main anticipated levels ...

Video

The Human Journey, 1999: Inspired detective work

This clip shows palaeoanthropologist Dr Ron Clarke and his assistants, Stephen Motsumi and Nkwane Molefe, in a cave at Sterkfontein in South Africa where in 1997 they discovered the adult skeleton of an upright hominid, a species of early human. The narrator says that after coming across hominid foot bones that had earlier ...

Interactive resource

Intestine, small: chimpanzee (jejunum)

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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Aerial Orang Utans

This 11 minute video segment form Catalyst shows that although the orang-utans of Borneo are threatened with extinction, we don't know exactly how many are left or where they are. The use of helicopters to locate their nests and estimate population size has helped to challenge our thinking about the requirements of this ...