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.
Read this NZ Herald 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 on the Cool Antartica website.