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Years 5 and 6: Droughts and Bushfires

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Remember to search for information about droughts and bushfires in

World book online and ClickView.

World Book

Search in Kids or in Student using the words bushfire and drought to find information about your topic.


Titles to search for:

Bushfire Recap

Bushfire Rookie Reporters

Bushfires and Wildlife

Drought KIds

Droughts and Cyclones

Living with fire: Bushfires and Land Management in Australia

Mapping Environmental Disasters: Bushfires and Threatened Species



Drought by Britannica. Basic information about droughts.

Drought By Coolaboo. Basic information about droughts.

Drought by KidCyber. Basic information about droughts.

Drought for Kids by the National Drought Mitigation Center. Information about drought including how it affects our lives and why people study drought.

Droughts 101 by National Geographic. Video about the effects of drought.

What is drought, how long does it last and what is a drought declaration? by News Corp. Information about drought in Australia.

What is a drought?

Drought facts for kids by Kiddle Encyclopedia onilne. Learn about droughts and what causes them

What is a bushfire?

What is a bushfire? by National Geographic Kids. Learn about bushfires and what causes them


Bushfires by KidCyber. Looks at the damage caused by bushfires and the causes of bushfires

Bushfires by ABC Education. A range of short videos about bushfires.

Bushfire facts for kids by Kiddle Encyclopedia online. Information about bushfires in Australia including a list of major bushfires.

Bushfire season by ABC Behind the News.

How do bushfires start? by The Conversation. Looks at what a bushfire needs to start and burn.