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ARE WE AT RISK?

After watching the Know You Are at Risk videos, answer the following
questions, use your new knowledge from the videos, and also your existing
knowledge from learning about bushfires in school.

Can someone outrun a fire? Why or why not?

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During a bushfire, what can make a ‘bad day?

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Why do all people living in Australia need to have a bushfire plan?

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What was the main message in the second video, with the lady explaining her experience with
bushfires?
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PLANNING FOR BUSHFIRES
Answer the following questions.

What can we do to prevent bushfires?

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Describe a four step plan you might use when there is a bushfire.

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Imagine that a community in Perth has been affected by a major bushfire, homes have been
destroyed, lives have been lost. Come up with a plan to help this community, list some of the
things you and the rest of Melville could do to help these people.

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