On Fire

Students explore the concept of wildfires. In this wildfires lesson plan, students determine the probability of a wildfire occurring in a certain region. Students use factors such as tree density, recent weather, wind, rain, and other environmental factors to help determine the probability of wildfires. Students simulate a wildfire using coins.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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