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Evolution, Adaptations and Diversity

Explore the Darwin-Wallace theory of evolution by natural selection. Investigate the role of adaptations in this theory and the diversity of species it can produce. Discover this theory’s role in creating the incredible biological diversity present in our environment.

Stage 6 Biology

  • BIO11-10 describes biological diversity by explaining the relationships between a range of organisms in terms of specialisation for selected habitats and evolution of species  
  • BIO11/12-1  develops and evaluates questions and hypotheses for scientific investigation
  • BIO11/12-2 designs and evaluates investigations in order to obtain primary and secondary data and information  
  • BIO11/12-7 communicates scientific understanding using suitable language and terminology for a specific audience or purpose
  • Literacy capability 
  • Information and Communication Technology capability 
  • Critical and Creative Thinking capability 
  • Personal and Social capability 

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