Drought and climate change were the kindling, and now the east coast is ablaze

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The current fires across Australia are all over the media – here we show how these are relevant to various areas on the curriculum including Biological, Chemical, Earth and Space and Physical Sciences for years 7, 8, 9, 10.

Accompanying article has graph data content to explore Maths themes as well.

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Years: 7, 8, 9, 10

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, Lifecycles, Living Things

Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions

Earth and Space Sciences – Extreme Earth Events, The Changing Earth

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Maths

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems, Form and Function, Diversity and Evolution

Chemical Sciences – Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Physical Sciences – Energy