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49 resources with the concept wildfires

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Preventing Forest Fires

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Only you can administer a collection of fire safety lessons, worksheets, and activities to elementary and middle school rangers. Focusing on the forests of Oregon, the resources from the Keep Oregon Green Association are informative and...
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Disaster Preparedness Activity Book

For Students K - 5th Standards
Join the American Red Cross as well as Mickey and friends as they help to prepare young scholars for natural disasters. After reading brief informational passages about earthquakes, floods, fires, storms, tornadoes, and hurricanes,...
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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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Climate Change: The View From MinuteEarth

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How does climate change look from where you're sitting? See the view from around the world in an animated video. The writers from Minute Earth share how changing conditions are impacting the economy, health, and well-being of their...
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The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip—Wildfires

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
The droughts across the United States are becoming more of a concern every day with less rain and drier climates. Learn important fire weather safety rules and be prepared for wildfires while taking a virtual field trip with The Weather...
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Managing Forests to Prevent Wildfires

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Sometimes the best way to prevent forest fires is to create smaller fires. Explore forest management with an activity that explains the ways that controlled burns can keep unexpected fires from running amok in the wilderness and nearby...
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Leading Causes of Wildfires in Oregon

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
You've heard of "wildfire season," but what types of weather and conditions lead to increased wildfires? Young firefighters learn about common sources of wildfires, safe ways to clear debris near their homes, and the most effective ways...
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How Things Burn

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
What is the fire triangle? Young ranger learn about the three elements needed to start a fire and keep it going (heat sources, fuel sources, and oxygen) with a class demonstration involving a candle in a jar.
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The Value of Oregon’s Forests

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
No matter where you go, you're in the middle of a forest in some way. Use a lesson about forests and the many ways they contribute to our world, including the ecosystems of animals and plants living in their shady soil.
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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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Use It Safely!

For Students 3rd - 7th
Campfires are not the only way that forest fires start. In a worksheet and word matching activity, young campers learn about common fuel and heat sources that, when combined, can be the spark to a dangerous and harmful forest fire.
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Burning Decisions

For Students 3rd - 7th
There's a big difference between a comfortable campfire and a raging forest fire, but they both often start in the same ways. Follow a forest maze that leads to either a controlled burn that extinguishes easily, or a large,...
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Oregon Wildfire Mystery

For Students 3rd - 7th
Forest fires can be devastating to the beautiful woodland around us. How do they start, and what are the best ways to prevent them? Learn about the common ways that fires break out in forest and the most effective ways to keep these...
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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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Chaparral Ecosystems

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Explore the impact of wildfires with a reading passage about ecosystems. Pupils read the passage and respond to five questions related to the content of the text.
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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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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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Safe Campfires and Camping

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
One of the best ways to prevent forest fires is to ensure that campfires are completely out. Take your class through the steps needed to protect their campsites and the greater forest area around them with a fun and interactive lesson...
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Campfire Safety

For Students 3rd - 7th
Make sure that campfire is completely out before packing up your campsite! A straightforward and informational worksheet encourages learners to match pictures to the sequential steps needed to safely extinguish a campfire, and to note...
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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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Forester

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this forester instructional activity, students illustrate a map that shows the types of forests growing in various parts of the country. They also identify six forest trees common to the area where they live and explain how both...
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National Fire Prevention Week | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Only you—and your students—can prevent fires! Show a short and informative video about National Fire Prevention Week in October to remind learners about proper fire usage, safety precautions, and family escape plans.
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Fighting Fire with Fire: Can Fire Positively Impact an Ecosystem?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learn how fire managers fight fire with more fire. Pupils explore the difference between wildfires and controlled burns by analyzing several burn scenarios, focusing on the positive impacts of fire on the ecosystem. They further their...