The best fire management system is in northern Australia and it’s led by Indigenous land managers

“By using fire at the right time of year, in the right places with the right people, we have a good chance to help country and climate.”

Use this article to demonstrate the importance of collaboration between traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with all science disciplines to protect the ecosystems of Australia. It is best suited to students in years 8, 9, and 10 studying Biological, Chemical or Earth and Space Sciences.

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The best fire management system is in northern Australia and it’s led by Indigenous land managers – Australia’s Science Channel

The best fire management system is in northern Australia and it’s led by Indigenous land managers – Australia’s Science Channel

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Years: 8, 9, 10

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems

Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions

Earth and Space Sciences – The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems

Chemical Sciences – Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface