Elks on the horns of a dilemma


5, 7 & 9-10

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Biological Sciences – Ecosystems; Genetics; Lifecycles; Living Things

Additional: Careers, Technology; Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems; Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function

Years: 5, 7, 9, 10

Word Count: 467

This interesting article on Elks and the how the timing of their shedding of antlers is a balancing act between mating and their very survival can be used as a different look at food chains and specific adaptations for Year 5 and 7, as well as Year 9 Ecosystems or Year 10 genetics for Biological Sciences.

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5, 7 & 9-10