Investigating a natural hazard
Curriculum areas: Geography, environment, Indigenous culture & history
Key curriculum links: Place and Space; Culture; Natural and Social Systems; Investigation, Communication and Participation
In this unit, students, investigate the complex place of bushfires in Australia, including the impact of bushfires on the natural environment and people's lives. Activities included in this unit cover the following topics:
- What do you know? What do you think?
- What is a bushfire?
- Where do bushfires occur in Australia? Why?
- What effect do bushfires have on the natural environment, the built environment, and people's lives?
- Bushfire management