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Subject:

Technologies

Year level:

Level 5, Level 6

A photograph of a burnt patch of bush with some patches of fire still visible and lots of ash and burnt materials.

Activity 3 - Bridge Thinking Routine

This activity is a part of the Co-design in fire management resource.

Afterburn. Mornington Island, Lardil country. Photographer: Joe Sambono. Source: Ngarrngga. © Joe Sambono 2023. Used with permission

Students use a bridge thinking routine to support exploring fire management practices. Students should begin this routine before reading the co-design in fire management information sheet.

Step-by-step guide

Step 1: Record initial thoughts

Students record their initial thoughts about fire management on the bridge thinking routine document.

Step 2: Read text

Students read the Co-design in fire management information sheet, taking note of new information and anything that changes their thinking about fire management.

Step 3: Revisit bridge thinking routine

Students revisit their bridge thinking routine where they outline their new thinking on fire management and list the key pieces of information that changed their thinking in the middle of the bridge.

Related activities within this resources:

A photograph of a burnt patch of bush with some patches of fire still visible and lots of ash and burnt materials.

Activity 1 – Fire in your community

Students will research background information on their local area to inform and help create a bushfire management plan map.

A photograph of a burnt patch of bush with some patches of fire still visible and lots of ash and burnt materials.

Activity 2 – Mapping for fire management

Following on from Activity 1, students will work through a process of compiling information into maps and discussing fire management as a group, similar to the process of compiling a community Fire Management Plan.

Required resources:

A3 paper, tracing paper, markers and pencils

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