Cassowary ecology quiz

TLF ID L119

Explore facts about the life of cassowaries: physical characteristics; diet; habitat; life cycles; and locations. Interact with graphs to see how much people can help cassowaries. Work through ecology notes and resources. Answer questions as you go; express your answers as fractions. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students apply understanding of fractions, measurements and graphs to interpret and process factual reports.
  • Students explore the physical characteristics and ecology of cassowaries.
Educational value
  • Provides opportunities to calculate and compare fractions.
  • Describes cassowary ecology and wildlife conservation strategies.
  • Tests interpretation of graphical and statistical data through a series of quiz questions.
  • Includes an option to print line drawings and notes on cassowary diet and physical characteristics.
  • Features authentic photographic images and bird calls of cassowaries.
Year level

4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • mathematics;
  • science
Strand
  • Mathematics/Number and algebra
  • Science/Science as a human endeavour
Strand
  • Mathematics/Number and algebra
  • Science/Science as a human endeavour
Strand
  • Mathematics/Number and algebra
  • Science/Science as a human endeavour
Strand
  • Mathematics/Number and algebra
  • Science/Science as a human endeavour
Strand
  • Mathematics/Number and algebra
  • Science/Science as a human endeavour
    Concept
    • Science/Ecology
    • Science/Human impact
    • Mathematics/Fractions
    • Mathematics/Equivalence
    • Mathematics/Arithmetic
    • Mathematics/Mathematical language
    Skill
    • Analysis;
    • Application;
    • Comprehension;
    • Knowledge
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling;
    • Multiple choice questions
    Learning design
    • Experiential learning;
    • Independent learning;
    • Problem solving;
    • Visual learning

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Subject matter expert
    • Organisation: University of Western Sydney
    • Address: Penrith South NSW 2750 Australia
    • URL: http://www.uws.edu.au/
    • Technical implementer
    • Copyright holder
    • Date of contribution: 2016-12-21
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 AUSTRALIA
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 2016-01-21
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    Metadata contributors
    • Resource metadata contributed by
    • Name: Education Services Australia
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: AUSTRALIA
    • URL: www.esa.edu.au
    Access profile
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    Learning resource type
    • Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)
    Browsers
    • any - minimum version: Microsoft Edge (Windows); Default Android Browser
    • Google Chrome - minimum version: 35+ (Windows, macOS, Android)
    • Firefox - minimum version: 45+ (Windows & Mac)
    • ms-internet explorer - minimum version: 10+ (Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 7+ (Mac); Safari for iOS 9+ (iOS)
    Operating systems
    • ms-windows - minimum version: Vista+
    • macos - minimum version: 10.9+
    • ios - minimum version: 9+
    • android - minimum version: 5+
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2019, except where indicated under Acknowledgements. Unless otherwise indicated, this material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.

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