The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip—Wildfires

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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 Channel.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Divide the class into small groups and have them write, rehearse, and perform a fire safety skit
  • Invite a local firefighter to present extra fire safety tips to the class regarding wild fires 
Classroom Considerations

  • A free membership sign in is required from Discovery Education to view videos
  • Resource would be good to present during fire safety month in October
Pros

  • Aligned to NGSS
  • Resource is well written and engaging
  • Family disaster check lists can be taken home to share and address with parents
Cons

  • None