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# Classroom Resources

## Restriction enzymes and DNA palindromes

November 22nd, 2013 | by Daphane Ng

Certain molecules known as restriction enzymes are able to cut DNA strands in two. A restriction enzyme finds a [&hellip

## DNA

November 18th, 2013 | by Daphane Ng

An organism’s DNA consists of a sequence of molecular subunits called nucleotides that can each be represented by one [&hellip

## It’s a big world

November 14th, 2013 | by Daphane Ng

Consider the following objects and place them into order from smallest to largest. In addition, find how many orders [&hellip

## It’s a small world

November 12th, 2013 | by Daphane Ng

Consider the following objects and place them into order from smallest to largest. In addition, find how many orders [&hellip

## Piles of Plankton

November 7th, 2013 | by Jo

Phytoplankton, also known as micro algae, are single celled marine plants, generally microscopic in size.  They are similar to land [&hellip

## Salty seas

October 22nd, 2013 | by Simi

The amount of salt in the oceans is an important indicator of the state of our oceans. A recent NASA [&hellip

## Weather wrangling

September 29th, 2013 | by Simi

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology uses the following formula for the calculation of apparent temperature as a function of actual [&hellip

## Locust swarm

August 15th, 2013 | by Simi

A July 2010 Courier Mail article “Plagues hit state’s west” contains an estimate that a single swarm of locusts could [&hellip

## Crazy cacti!

June 10th, 2013 | by Simi

Harrisia cactus is a perennial plant from South America. Harrisia cactus was introduced into Queensland as a pot plant in [&hellip

## Freeway fastlanes

May 5th, 2013 | by Simi

(a) On a three-lane freeway traffic is flowing at 100km/h. An observer from a bridge overlooking the freeway notices that [&hellip

## Possible Possums

April 10th, 2013 | by Jo

The forest population of a species of possum can be modelled by the following equation. P(n+1) = r(P – [&hellip

## When will the greenhouse power a green house?

March 22nd, 2013 | by Jo

According to the Quarterly Update of Australia’s National Greenhouse Inventory, over the year to September 2012, greenhouse gas emissions from [&hellip