Get into Gums – Evolution (Year 12)
Get into Gums - Evolution (Yr 12) aligns with Unit 4, Area of Study 2 of the VCE Biology Study Design. This workshop also aligns with Unit 3, Area of Study 1 of the VCE Environmental Science Study Design. Teachers may use provided workbooks as a basis for School-Assessed Coursework (SAC).
Get into Gums - Evolution (Yr 12) has students explore the relatedness between eucalypt species using molecular homology. Students undertake a bioinformatics activity using MEGA software. Using DNA sequences provided by Agriculture Victoria, students create a phylogenetic tree showing the evolution of, and relatedness between species.
|Duration||2 hours (online delivery 1.5 hrs)|
|Cost||FREE (workbooks provided)|
|Locations||AgriBio, Centre for AgriBioscience (Bundoora) and Agriculture Victoria SmartFarms (Tatura, Ellinbank, Horsham, Hamilton)|
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