Ediacaran Fossils of the Flinders Ranges

The Ediacaran Fossils of the Flinders Ranges eBook addresses the Australian Curriculum outcomes for year 11 and 12 SACE Geology.

  • Year 11 theme: The evolution of life throughout geological history.
  • Year 12 key idea: The Geological Time-scale, fossil evidence was used to develop the geological time-scale.

The eBook can also be used to engage students in years 6-10, studying Earth and Space Sciences – Changes to Earth.

The eBook covers;

  • what a fossil is and the process of fossilisation
  • the discovery of Ediacaran fossils
  • the Ediacaran geological time period
  • topography of the Flinders Ranges
  • key animal specimens of the Ediacaran
  • interpretation and current research

It can be used as an individual resource for students or used in a whole class setting to provide background on South Australian Ediacaran fossils.

To view this eBook, students must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

Download the Teacher support resource-ediacara August 2020

Download the eBook here

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Type: Digital/eLearning
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