Here is the process of the task for the palaeontologist. Here are some resources for the tasks in which the palaeontologist will be asked to complete. The resources are also for the quiz.
- http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/bib/display_bib.cfm?bib_id (at the end of this address, type =85 in the address bar after this address)
You have been assigned to write a report on the fossils of the Australodelphis in Antarctica. Click on the Evaluation button (on the left) to find out how you will be marked on your report. You also need to draw a detailed sketch of the Australodelphis's fossil(s).
Here is the process of the task for the news reporter.Here are some resources for the tasks in which the news reporter will be asked to complete. The resources are also for the quiz.
Write a news report for about the Australodelphis. You may make it to be on a news program on the television, or in the newspaper. Just present it as best as you can in the most creative way you can think of. You have also been asked to
Here is the process of the task for the ethologist.Here are some resources for the tasks in which the ethologist will be asked to complete. The resources are also for the quiz.
http://plantsandanimals-rick.blogspot.com/2010/02/its-all-about-dolphins.html ( this website is actually about dolphins, but did you know that dolphins have the same habits etc. as their ancestors, the Australodelphis?)
You are to compare the Australodelphis with another marine creature, either past or present. You are to also make a slideshow on the Australodelphis's food, habitat, appearance and reproduction.
As a team, you must brainstorm ways the Australodelphis could have been wiped out. After adding the finishing touches, present this and the rest of your work to your teacher, class or grade.
It is wise to use the old-fashioned way of learning, and research using books, as the internet may not contain enough information on this incredible creature