The SPICE app, Kimberley food webs, has been updated with the addition of a second environment: Herdsman Lake. You can now interactively explore food webs in the Kimberley and Perth regions. The app runs on any device that runs iOS 6 or later (iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone5, iPhone5s, iPhone 5c, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad4, iPad mini, iPad Air and iPod touch 4th or 5th gen.… Continue reading
Can you tell the difference between a juvenile cane toad and a bumpy rocket frog?
Target Audience: Year 7 Biology and general public
This app, now available from the app store, has been developed to help people distinguish between cane toads and native frogs. It has been a collaboration between the SPICE program at UWA and the Department of Environment and Conservation in Western Australia.… Continue reading
Target audience: Year 7 biology
This sequence looks at feeding relationships in the Kimberley region of Western Australia and how they may be represented through food chains and food webs. Impacts of introduced species, specifically cane toads, are also examined.… Continue reading
Australian Curriculum year 9 biological sciences
An examination of fauna found in soils leads students to develop their understanding of feeding relationships and energy flow in ecosystems. It contains an interactive learning object in which students examine different sampling methods.… Continue reading
Target audience: year 11 biology
Students develop an understanding of some structural adaptations of organisms, and the function of these adaptations in the organisms’s environment.… Continue reading
Target audience: year 10/11 chemistry/biology
This collection of resources enables students to develop their understanding of the water cycle, wetlands and how human activities can impact on these systems. A dilemma is used to introduce the subject.… Continue reading
Target audience: year 9-11 biology
Two videos provide an overview of the Amazon rainforest and impacts of human activities on it.
This sequence contains two resources: Ecology of the Amazon rainforest; and Human impact on the Amazon.
Target audience: year 9 Earth and space science
An exploration of where life is found on Earth leads to an investigation of the conditions for life. Conditions within the Solar System are related to past missions to explore for life.… Continue reading