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Cassowary ecology quiz


Explore facts about the life of cassowaries: physical characteristics; diet; habitat; life cycles; and locations. Interact with graphs to see how much people can help cassowaries. Work through ecology notes and resources. Answer questions as you go; express your answers as fractions. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.

Educational details

Educational value
  • Provides opportunities to calculate and compare fractions.
  • Describes cassowary ecology and wildlife conservation strategies.
  • Tests interpretation of graphical and statistical data through a series of quiz questions.
  • Includes an option to print line drawings and notes on cassowary diet and physical characteristics.
  • Features authentic photographic images and bird calls of cassowaries.
Year level

3; 4; 5; 6

Learning area
  • Mathematics
  • Science

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: University of Western Sydney
  • Organization: University of Western Sydney
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  • Address: NSW, AUSTRALIA
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  • Name: CADRE Design
  • Organization: CADRE Design
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: NSW, AUSTRALIA
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  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Publisher
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
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