- Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent with evidence (ACSIS170)
- Communicate scientific ideas and information for a particular purpose, including constructing evidence-based arguments and using appropriate scientific language, conventions and representations (ACSIS174)
This unit is designed to demonstrate to students the importance of scientific research and the various means of data collection from cattle being raised in northern Australia. A major component involves students interpreting secondary data sources from the Belmont Research Station near Rockhampton, Queensland and from studies conducted by Central Queensland University (CQU). This data is currently being analysed by the research team at Belmont Research Station.
Yr9 Science – Fertility Research Beef Cattle (4.5MB PDF)
Yr 9 Science – Belmont cow, heifer and bull data spreadsheet 2015 (74KB) (Excel)
Yr 9 Science – Belmont cow data spreadsheet 2015 (21KB) (Excel)