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The article explores wildfires. It looks at what they are, what causes them, how they affect us, and how they are affected by the climate. In the process, it gives scientific explanations of some big ideas and processes, including climate change, carbon sinks, deforestation, adaptation, and feedback loops. The article ends by suggesting ways we can work together to reduce the risk of wildfires.

Series: Connected 2020 Level 4 – Feeling the Heat

Learning area: English, Science

Curriculum level: 4

Category: Non-fiction

Strand: Nature of science, Material world

In: Connected 2020 Level 4 – Feeling the Heat

Publication date: December 2020

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