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In this activity, students read online articles related to fire in Antarctica and discuss why fire is a big hazard there.

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

  • use fire knowledge to consider and discuss the impact of fire in an environment different from their own.

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Read a news article about the burning down of a favourite hut of Sir Ed’s in Antarctica.

Read about why fires are a big hazard in Antarctica.

    Published 18 November 2009 Referencing Hub articles