Extreme weather events, from bushfires to floods, and sudden geological changes, like earthquakes and tsunamis, have an enormous impact on our planet. In this book, students investigate different examples of extreme weather, focusing on examples from around Australia, and how these events affect living and non-living aspects of the environment.
In this book, students investigate the different types of adaptations that animals might have to help them survive and thrive in their particular environment, and then explore a range of key Australian habitats, from deserts to rainforests.
Featuring numerous diagrams and more than 200 colour photos, this user-friendly guide is perfect for anyone interested in learning more about the extraordinary insects that – in terms of numbers, if not size – dominate our planet today.
Few of nature’s animals are as misunderstood as bats. This beautiful photographic book features Australia’s Grey-headed Flying-foxes discovering more about its habitat, body structure and behaviours. Each spread captures a new and exciting fact about these misunderstood creatures and their topsy-turvy lifestyles.
Discover all there is to know about the human body in this all-in-one visual guide.
Charles Martin was an Englishman who made a lasting impact on Australian science in the first half of the twentieth century. This illustrated book describes his life and various breakthroughs, as head of the Lister institute, in the allied forces in WW2, and on myxomatosis with the CSIRO. He brought modern experimental science to Australia.