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Learning objects Science Talk 2007: Melanie Bishop

TLF ID M016298

An interview and laboratory tour with Dr Melanie Bishop, a benthic marine ecologist at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Melanie talks to students from Epping Boys High School about her work studying benthic marine ecosystems and the animals that live there. Melanie shares insights into a career in marine biology.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This is an excellent resource for year 7 students as it deals with their biological science understandings from the Australian Curriculum as well as Science as a Human Endeavour. This resource addresses Sustainability, the cross curriculum priority of the Australian Curriculum. It particular it discusses the important of understanding food webs and changes in food webs as well as the need for classification.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Topics Scientists
Learning area
  • Science

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Name: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Organization: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Description: author
  • Contributor
  • Name: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • Organization: Centre for Learning Innovation
  • 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: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Publisher
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education and Communities, 2013.