Primates are an order of mammals that includes apes, humans, lemurs, lorises, monkeys and tarsiers. They have a number of distinct features that separates them from other mammals. These include grasping hands and feet, nails and stereoscopic vision.


Molluscs are an extremely successfully group of animals and have evolved to inhabit a wide range of environments from the land to the bottom of the deep oceans.They are a phylum of mostly marine invertebrates that includes octopus, clams, snails, squid plus many more.

Gregor Mendel
 Gregor Mendel

Gregor Mendel was a Moravian monk/scientist and he is commonly referred to as the father of modern genetics. His experiments on pea plants unveiled the process of how characteristics are inherited by offspring from their parents.

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Rocky shore ecosystem
 Rocky shore ecosystems

Rocky shore ecosystems are governed by the tidal movement of water and have diverse communities from the high tide to below the low tide line. The ecosystems of the rocky shore have a characteristic banding of different species which are influenced by the biotic and abiotic factors from above high tide to the sub-tidal zone.

 Roots: A life underground

When plants evolved from marine species and made their way onto land they had to overcome many challenges to survive and thrive on land. The evolution of an underground root system has enable plants to collect water and nutrients and helped to make it possible for land based plants to diversify into the 1000s of species currently present on Earth.

 Mammalian skeleton

The mammalian skeleton can be separated into the axial and appendicular skeletons. The axial skeleton consists of the skull, spinal column and rib cage and the appendicular includes the bones of the arms, legs, hands, feet, pelvis and shoulder.


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