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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.

    Download the Word file (see link below) for:

    • what you need
    • what to do.

    Useful links

    Read a news article about the burning down of a favourite hut of Sir Ed’s in Antarctica.
    www.nzherald.co.nz/environment/news/article.cfm?c_id=39&objectid=10574378

    Read about why fires are a big hazard in Antarctica.
    www.virtualantarctica.com/efa9901/emails/20000627.html

      Published 18 November 2009 Referencing Hub articles