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Student Activity - Fire risk assessment

Activity idea

In this activity, students identify and define fire risks, outdoors and indoors, using a provided image of a rural scene and an indoor scene they draw themselves.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • identify and define exterior and interior fire risks
  • identify similarities and differences between fire risks inside and outside.

Download the Word file (see link above) for:

  • what you need
  • what to do
  • rural fire risk scene.
Nature of Science

Environmental components (such as weather, terrain and fuel) can interact to contribute to a harmful situation - fire risk. These components and their interactions need to be explored by scientists to determine high fire risk situations and what can be done to reduce the risk.


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