Matt Deegan

Deadliest predators ever and could Usain Bolt outrun a cheetah?

Apex predators are the animals at the very top of their food chain – with no enemies whatsover! Author and illustrator Steve Jenkins tells us about some of the most incredible predators the world has ever seen and what’s made them so impressive.
We al…

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Why we need bees and the flesh-eating shark that lives for 500 years!

You might not realise it but bees are super important to life on Earth and without them we wouldn’t have enough plants and crops to go around. Phil Stevenson, Professor of Plants at the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, is here to tell us more about this…

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Explosive eruptions and the deadliest snake in the world!

It’s an explosive edition of the Fun Kids Science Weekly – as we’re finding out the answer to everything you’ve ever wondered about volcanoes with Peter Rowley, a volcanologist at the University of Portsmouth.
We also jump back in time and meet s…

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