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Mathematics in nature: understanding bushfire

Bring the combination of mathematics and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples knowledge into your classroom by exploring the maths principles behind bushfire behaviour and its impact on ecosystems.

Subject:

Mathematics

Year level:

Level 6

Eucalypt regrowth on tree after Black Saturday bushfires

Eucalypt regrowth after Black Saturday bushfires. Photographer: Robert Kerton. Source: Wikimedia Commons. License: CC BY 3.0 

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