*Wildfires Field Trip

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Fire Information

10 Standard Fire Orders
http://www.nifc.gov/safety_study/10-18-lces.html

Article: High Temperatures, Dry Conditions Make
Fires Season 2000 the Worst in 50 Years
http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories/s473.htm

BLM Wildland Fire Statistics
http://www.fire.blm.gov/stats.htm

The Daily USA Disaster Situation Report
http://www.disastercenter.com/current.htm

Especially For Teachers: Fire Facts
http://pictures.discovery.com/dppages/wildfire/teacher/ teacher.html

Federal Wildland Fire Policy
http://www.fs.fed.us/land/wdfire.htm

Fire Effects Information System (FEIS)
How does fire affect plant and animal species?
http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/welcome.htm

Fire Safety Factsheets
http://www.fema.gov/kids/firsafe.htm

Forest Fire Ecology
http://www.birchbrook.com/fire.html

How to Conduct a Prescribed Burn, by Mike Porter
http://www.noble.org/ag/Wildlife/prescribedburn/

Satellite Observations of Forest Fires
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/avhrr/gallery/fire/best_of.html

Wildland Firefighter Magazine
http://www.wildlandfirefighter.com/

 

Lesson Plans and More

FEMA Parent / Teacher Lounge offers Lesson Plans, discussion points, resources, and is geared for Pre-K through grade 3. The quiz is one of the stops on the Wildfires Field Trip.
http://www.usfa.fema.gov/kids/l.htm

Fire Prevention K-3 curriculum

 

Books

http://whyfiles.news.wisc.edu/018forest_fire/biblio.html

 

 

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