Video Monkey Malaria

TLF ID M016586

This 13 minute video segment from Catalyst describes recent research in Borneo investigates malaria that is common to monkeys and humans.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This program is of use for year 10 science students as an example of Science as a Human Endeavour and how understanding and the ability to study DNA from different species can impact on understanding of disease. An excellent resource for understanding the history of our understanding of malaria with the discovery in Malaysian Borneo of a new species of the pathogen it jumps the species barrier, spreading from monkeys to humans.
Year level

9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Science

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Name: ABC - Catalyst
  • Organization: ABC - Catalyst
  • Description: author
  • Contributor
  • Name: ABC - Catalyst
  • Organization: ABC - Catalyst
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Organization: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Video
Rights
  • © 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation.