How Deadly

Emus are six-foot flightless birds, with razor-sharp claws. In ABC Science’s digital series How Deadly, nature nerd Ann Jones explores how emus evolved to be so big and intimidating. But are they aggressive to humans?

Video length: 5:27 mins

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SCINEMA International Science Film Festival is the largest science film festival in the Southern Hemisphere and hosted over 60 films as part of SCINEMA 2020! This year’s festival is now over but if you missed out, worry not, we have a select few films and associated educational resources that we have been able to keep for you to use with your students.

Each resource is mapped to the Australian National Curriculum and contains hands-on activities for your students. Designed to engage and inspire, these resources demonstrate STEM careers and skills to your students, encouraging them to be curious thinkers, problem-solvers and contributing citizens within society.


Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, Lifecycles, Living Things

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/non-renewable Resources

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology.

Concepts (South Australia):

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

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Physical Sciences – Energy

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