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233 resources with the concept fire

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5 Weird Ways to Put out a Candle

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How many ways do you know to put out a candle? An entertaining video introduces strange ways that extinguish flames. It demonstrates each method and then explains the science behind why it works. The video also offers tips for safety...
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Fire Ecology on the Rim

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
An engaging unit on wildfires includes three sections, including a background section with eight lessons and five activities, a field experience section with 13 lessons and five activities, and a conclusion section featuring an analysis...
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What Is Fire?

For Students 5th - 12th
Brief, but brilliant, this little animation investigates the properties of fire. From its color and recipe, to the shape of a flame, find out what you always wanted to know about fire. This makes an enlightening addition to your physical...
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On This Day: The Chicago Iroquois Theatre Fire of 1903

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
When sparks ignited a fire at the Iroquois Theatre in Chicago in 1903, it was one of the greatest public safety tragedies of the twentieth century. Even though the theater did not take basic safety precautions, no one was held...
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Rules of the Mogwai

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
When you don't follow the rules, bad things can happen! Kick off your next lab safety lesson using a resource from the K20 series. Pupils partner up to decipher MSDS for common lab chemicals, brainstorm common safety rules and their...
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Fire in Freefall - Rare Physics Experiment

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What happens when fire is less affected by gravity? Observe the behavior of fire in a fantastic freefall experiment! A video from the an engaging physics playlist explains the relationship between a flame's shape, buoyancy force, and...
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5 Fun Physics Phenomena

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Magnetic cereal? Bendable water? Young scientists study five physics phenomena by watching a video from the Veritasium playlist. The narrator accompanies each demonstration with descriptions of what is happening—or appears to be happening.
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Sandwich Bag Fire Starter

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How many ways to you know to start a fire? The video offers instructions for starting a fire without a match, lighter, or magnifying glass. As a resourceful option, it focuses on a method using a sandwich bag, water, and the sun to heat...
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Fire Syringe

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Compressing air quickly causes extreme increases in temperature. A video lesson demonstrates this principle through the use of a fire syringe. The instructor uses a plunger to increase the pressure in the syringe, which ignites a piece...
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Fire Brigade

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Only you can create a firefighting innovation. Pupils first learn about fire suppressants and retardants in the STEM lesson. They then take part in two design challenges where they consider new firefighting techniques.
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What Is Fire?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fire is both dangerous and amazing. Allow your class to gain a more meaningful understanding of this natural phenomenon as they view a short video segment on the chemistry and physics of fire. Pupils learn why a fire burns, how fires...
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How Much do I know?

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Camping trips can be so fun with the right safety knowledge. Learners take a short survey of statements about fire safety and erosion in the forest, answering true or false to each one based on their prior knowledge
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Making Fire

For Students 3rd - 7th
Campfires are great for getting warm, singing camp songs, and roasting marshmallows. However, it's important to be aware of what can start an uncontrollable forest fire when camping. Young rangers identify possible fuel sources and heat...
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Fire in Our Communities - What Can We Do?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learn about defensible space and renewable resources with a lesson about forest fires. After exploring the ways that humans have impacted the environment, kids conduct mock interviews about differing points of view in the conservation...
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Alaska Native Ways of Knowing

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils watch a video on the Alaskan native ways. They examine how knowledge was passed down from elders and how the Alaskans lived with harmony in nature.  Learners then prepare and present a classroom science fair project based on their...
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Let's Learn About Firefighters

For Teachers K - 1st
Learn about firefighters with this fun, interactive activity from scholastic. As a warm-up, young learners brainstorm what they know about firefighters. Then they read the book Fire! Fire! by Gail Gibbons and complete the Scholastic...
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McCarthyism: 60 Years Later

For Students 9th - 12th
Explore legendary cartoonist Herb Block's bold challenge of McCarthy-era politics through this analysis activity. Two cartoons are included, along with talking points to prompt analysis and background information to help pupils "read...
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Fire Safety: What's the Plan?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewScholars complete a survey in preparation for a lesson all about fire safety. Small groups begin a KWL chart then discuss their responses with their peers. The class takes part in a Think, Pair, Share to gather additional information...
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Fire - How Does it Relate to You?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Forest fires can be a necessary step in keeping a forest healthy, but what happens when they get out of control? Learners investigate the causes and effects of forest fires in two specific areas, culminating in a report about the ways...
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What I Think Fire Is

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
What's a fire and how does it burn? The narrator in this video describes the details of how fire is created. It is a great video to show during your science lesson.
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Causes of Weather - Objective Test

For Students 5th - 8th
Here is a four-page assessment to give at the conclusion of a unit on the causes of weather. First, meteorology buffs match natural disasters to their descriptions. Then, they answer multiple-choice questions about extreme weather and...
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Home Living/ Daily Live: Fire Safety

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learners with special needs discuss the importance of fire safety. They visit smokey.com, discuss where fires commonly occur, and how to prevent them. They then practice responding to a fire-related emergency.
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Fire Safety Picture Cards

For Students K - 12th
Fire safety is such an important part in preparing for an emergency. Teach the class important fire safety vocabulary words. Practice a fire drill and prepare individuals on what to do in case a fire does happen at school.
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Fire Safety Skills

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Here is a fire safety lesson specifically designed for blind or visually impaired teens. They will attempt to exit the building safely, feeling for hot spots, heat drafts, and obstacles. A hairdryer, tape recorded fire sounds, and verbal...