• outlining processes involved in natural selection including variation, isolation and selection
  • investigating changes caused by natural selection in a particular population as a result of a specified selection pressure such as artificial selection in breeding for desired characteristics
  • relating genetic characteristics to survival and reproductive rates
  • evaluating and interpreting evidence for evolution, including the fossil record, chemical and anatomical similarities, and geographical distribution of species
  • describing biodiversity as a function of evolution Sustainability Cross-curriculum priority leaf icon
  • investigating some of the structural and physiological adaptations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to the Australian environment Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures Cross-curriculum priority Hand icon