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40 resources with the concept forest fires

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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 Safety: What's the Plan?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars 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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Natural Selection: Natural Disasters

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can natural disasters alter natural selection? The interactive explores this concept with mice living through a forest fire. As the environment changes, the camouflage also changes. How does this one disaster impact future generations?
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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...
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Why a Bear Mattered: Smokey’s Story

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Smokey the Bear has been telling people how to prevent forest fires since 1944, and continues to be the symbol of fire safety in America's wilderness. Young rangers visualize a dry forest and 
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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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Protecting Homes from Wildfires

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Smoke detectors and fire extinguishers help to protect our homes from the inside. Learn about ways you can keep your home safe from the outside with a lesson about protecting houses from wildfires. It includes background information and...
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Smokey’s Story

For Students 3rd - 7th
Learn about Smokey the Bear's origins and message for campers everywhere with a short resource about fire safety. After reading about the real Smokey the Bear, learners add dialogue to four different scenarios matching what Smokey would...
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Caring for the Forest

For Students 3rd - 7th
What is a controlled burn, and how is it different from a wildfire? Learn about the different ways forest rangers take care of the forest with a fun, interactive board game that focuses on forest management and fire safety.
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Defend Your Home!

For Students 3rd - 7th
Where's the best place to start defense against a fire? Learn all kinds of handy tips for preventing wildfires around your home with a worksheet about fire safety and preventative tips.
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Match and Lighter Safety

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Go over the basics of fire prevention with a lesson focused on safety with matches and lighters. With a series of dilemma cards that describe potential fire risks, learners choose the most responsible way to handle matches and lighters.
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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 on...
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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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Fire Behavior in Forests

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Understanding the ways a fire will act is a key factor in fire safety and fire prevention. Young campers focus on how the weather and terrain can affect the behavior of a fire with topographic maps and different scenarios.
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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 plan 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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Campfire Safety

For Students 3rd - 7th
Make sure that campfire is completely out before packing up your campsite! A straightforward and informational activity encourages learners to match pictures to the sequential steps needed to safely extinguish a campfire, and to note the...
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Matches, Lighters, and Kids Do Not Go Together!

For Students 3rd - 7th
Do your part to prevent forest fires with an activity about not playing with matches. A word search prompts young rangers to fill in the blanks about the consequences of playing with matches, and a set of pictures provides spaces for...
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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...