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Resources to support the NSW secondary Geography curriculum
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Australia's climate: time to act on rising heatwaves and fires

Australia's climate: time to act on rising heatwaves and fires | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
The State of the Climate 2014 report, released today by the CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology, confirms that Australia is heating up. It has warmed by 0.9C since 1910, with more in store thanks to the…
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Consideration of the implications of Australia's changing climate on Australian families and their lifestyle.

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Secondary - Geography - ABC Splash

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"Splash now has an entire section devoted to the new Geography curriculum including video, animation and audio resources.

We have resources on bushfires and coral reefs right through to global population pressures and tourism." 

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When our cultural heritage goes up in smoke

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This month’s New South Wales fire emergency has again focused attention on the threat to life and property caused by fire.
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We tend to focus on the damage caused by bushfires to the physical environment. As this article highlights, however, the loss of "heritage assets" can also be great. 

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Questions and resources on bushfires - TESAustralia Community

Questions and resources on bushfires -  TESAustralia Community | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
TES Community connects teachers around the world to share classroom support, healthy debate and extra-curricular fun
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Some good resources at TES. registration is free and well worth the effoert.

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Fire and climate change: don't expect a smooth ride

Fire and climate change: don't expect a smooth ride | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
With fires still burning across New South Wales, it’s time to have a look at the role climate change might have played.
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Reducing bushfire risk: don’t forget the science

Reducing bushfire risk: don’t forget the science | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
The early start to the bushfire season in NSW – 80 fires were burning yesterday across the state – will prompt many rural residents and the fire authorities to worry about whether this summer will see…...
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natural disasters

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This collection contains a selection of content from NG Education about natural disasters. Use search to find more.
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'The worst fire season ever' ... until next year

'The worst fire season ever' ... until next year | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it

"Bushfires are part of the Australian landscape and the psyche of its human inhabitants...So will this year’s fire season be particularly bad? What are the different types of bushfire activity found across our continent? And how can these bushfire types help us predict how climate change will affect future fire seasons?"

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Bushfires

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Some great bushfire multimedia resources

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Some great multimedia resources on Bushfires from ABC Splash.

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Be Prepared: Climate Change and the Australian Bushfire Threat

Be Prepared: Climate Change and the Australian Bushfire Threat | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Be Prepared: Climate Change and the Australian Bushfire Threat DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT ⬇ ▸ Read these 6 top facts  1. Climate change is already incr
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Atmospheric hazards

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Google's Crisis Map: can technology save us from nature?

Google's Crisis Map: can technology save us from nature? | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Bushfire management is one of Australia’s most prominent and important environmental challenges, affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.Just this week, Google launched a Google Crisis…...
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Bushfire hazard reduction: the sword or the shield?

Bushfire hazard reduction: the sword or the shield? | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
The Greater Sydney region contains the largest urban centre in Australia, and is also, thanks to its landscape and forests, prone to intense bushfires.
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Students and Teachers - NSW Rural Fire Service

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Teaching programs on fire safety that have been married to the K-6 Science and Technology program. Also a 7-12 booklet on 'Fire Science.'

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Given the current bushfire crisis in NSW, these resources provided by the NSW Rural Fire Service may be of use.

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Media - Managing bushfires - splash.abc.net.au

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To burn or not to burn? Investigate the science behind arguments for and against controlled burn-offs that aim to reduce the risk of bushfires to humans. Listen to the reasons Professor Mark Adams of Sydney University gives for a careful approach to prescribed burning.

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Australian Bushfire Resource

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A really nice resource has been created and shared by the Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria.
Thanks to Rob Marchetto for the link via Twitter....

Via Joanne Wegener
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lukenaivasha's curator insight, January 8, 2013 7:54 AM

Great resource on bushfires

lukenaivasha's curator insight, January 8, 2013 7:54 AM

Great resource on bushfires