Deadly Science - Animal Adaptations


Discover the remarkable world of animal adaptations. Explore how creatures survive and thrive with unique features in diverse Australian habitats, from deserts to rainforests.

The Deadly Science series presents a mix of western and first nations Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics [STEM] knowledge in informative, excitingly illustrated science texts

Animal Adaptations (Book 1 in the series) steps primary-aged learners through:

  • What and why are adaptations
  • Defence adaptations
  • Seasonal changes
  • Light changes
  • Weather protection
  • Rainforest, ocean, desert, grasslands, alpine and city adaptations

It also looks at a case study of cane toads performed by the Purnululu School

The Deadly Science series aims to inspire the next generation of Deadly Scientists one book at a time. 

Understanding that regional and remote schools were critically underfunded, particularly in STEM resources, proud Kamilaroi educator, Corey Tutt, worked 2 jobs to purchase and send resources to some of these schools. In 2018 Corey founded DeadlyScience, a not-for-profit organisation to provide STEM resources and learning experiences to regional and remote schools in Australia and connect young Indigenous people with STEM professionals. 

Since then DeadlyScience has grown to be Australia’s leading Indigenous STEM charity working with over 800 schools and community organisations across all states and territories.

Size: 265x235x10mm

Weight: 354g

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