has been developed as a support site for the Devil Rock programme.
Its aim is to provide educational resources and activities for students
entering the Battle of the Bands competition as well as providing
a rich resource for teachers at all levels in studies of the Tasmanian
Devil and their current plight with facial tumours.
is an active site and new content and ideas will continue to be added
over the coming months. We welcome input and feedback from teachers
Each of the
following sections has links to information and/or activities regarding
the Tasmanian Devil which are subdivided into sections for primary
and high school students.These resources are a combination of external
information and specially created material.
We will include
links at the end of the page to complete resource and activity ideas
for each of the different stages of schooling so you can go directly
to these for examples of lesson plans and Units of work that incorporate
the information in our top sections. (This area of the site is
still being developed so please check back in early August)
Rock home page and explains in more details the Devil Rock project
- including details of the Battle of the Bands competition, the Devil
Rock concert and the project team.
contains general background information on the Tasmanian Devil.
about the science behind the Tasmanian Devil and the problems they
are currently experiencing. Here you will learn more about facial
tumours, biodiversity, genetic diversity and histology.
- where does the Tasmanian Devil live, what is its food chain and
what is affecting this.
from The University of Sydney discuss the work they are undertaking
in regards to the Tasmanian Devil. Find out what we can learn from
their "poo" and their genes
You are invited
to write to our experts and researchers and ask them questions. These
questions, and the responses, will form a database of Frequently Asked
Questions that will help build up our body of knowledge
information on the project team. We also include links to other organisations
and individuals who are helping the Tasmanian Devil. You can also
see ways in which you can help.