Children - Wildfire Study Resources
- BLM Fire Education
Website Education and programs for teachers, catagorized by State.
- Books on Wildfire for children from Wildlandfire.com and a link to the adults' fire books
Issues An interactive multimedia program that explores fires that occur on wildlands (Grades 5-10).
Colorado Fire Box Activities Fire Education Lessons for Red Zone
Communities - Archive of questions, etc
for Kids on Wildfire, call in and ask a fire professional. Also some good links on wildfire.
- National Park Service: Wildfire
Education / Resource Management has activities, nice one for wildfire.
Observatory (NASA) shows wildfires from space.
in the Presence of Fire (Earth Observatory)
- Federal Wildfire Prevention and Education
Materials Can be ordered by mail.
- FEMA for
FEMA Fire Curriculum for Kids - Parent/Teacher Lounge Archive from
2004 to guide you through the Lesson Plans, etc.; be sure and check the
Resources button at the bottom of the page for more.... resources.
FEMA Fire Curriculum for kids Archive with Lesson Plans
Curriculum for kids from Mt Lebanon, PA Fire Department (previous
FEMA link is based on this)
- Fire Ecology, Association of
Fire Effects Information
- Fire Safety Made
Firefighter Gear NIFC Wildland Fire Gear listing.
Fire in Florida's Ecosystems
- Fire Wars: NOVA Click
on the Teachers' Guide for info on teaching about wildfire, online
Fire Research Institute
- Fire Weather from NOAA
FireWorks educational program for students in grades 1-10.
- Forest Fire Lookout
Service Wildfire Education Links Page
Global Fire Monitoring (Earth Observatory)
National Humanities Center
Search enter "History with Fire in its Eye" in the search box for
valuable wildfire links.
National Wildfire Coordinating Group - Wildland Fire Education
Working Team, archived from 2010, many links
How Stuff Works -
Wildfires Click "Lots More Information" near the top for a links
page of other fire topics
System command structure used in managing wildfires
and Wildfire Use a bibliography
Interagency Fire Education Initiative hosted by the NPS, from 2006;
found via the WayBackMachine; Fire Ecology, includes rationale, support
information and lesson plans. High school level.
International Association of Women in Fire & Emergency Services women and
Learning to Live with Fire CAL FIRE pdf download
Links to Fire Maps of
Fire is an educational game that puts you in the place of a fire manager, based on research and tools developed for real-world fire management. Recommended for ages 10 and up.
Wildfire Prevention Education curriculum and grade standards
available for Minnesota teachers
Demonstrates New Technology for Monitoring Fires from Space (Earth
Interagency Fire Center in Boise ID
Interagency Fire Education Initiative from 2006; found via the
WayBackMachine; Fire Ecology, includes rationale, support information
and lesson plans. High school level.
- National Symbols Program has ideas,
lesson plans etc and resources organized by region.
Wildfire Coordinating Group bibliography of wildland fire web sites
Natural Inquirer for Middle School - Wildland Fire 2 Edition
- Outdoor Fire Safety
- Photo collection from Wildlandfire.com. Organized by category,
includes Wildfire, Handcrews, Engines, Equipment, Helicopters, Airtankers
Project Learning Tree
Living with Fire (Pre-K-8)
Smokeybear Teachers and children's story and resources for fire
Wildfire, kids what to look for, how to deal with it from NASP (168 K
of Wildland Fire Ecology studies from the NIFC website, National Park
a Stand: Pros and Cons of Forest Fires Thirteen WNET, NY, online interactive modules,
- TetonFires.com has links
to many educational wildfire resources.
This Thing Called
Fire, What Is It?
Tundra Fires Easy to read. (The Why? Files: The Science Behind the
Wildfire Archived Diagram
- Up in
Smoke? Lessons from the California Fires Easy to read. (The Why?
Files: The Science Behind the News)
Virtual Field Trips - Resources
from Teacher Planet. One science field trip for wildfires, but you could
DNR K-3 Wildfire Prevention Curriculum Lesson plans and examples,
tried and true. Click the K-3 link near Smokey. Do not know if complete materials
are still available to WA teachers for free, since this is an archive.
- Wildfire Lessons Learned site has a wealth of information
Wildfire News Current wildfire news search of the internet.
Service Announcements excellent, very brief tidbits - in Spanish and English, 27 covering
topics on wildfire management, fire ecology, wildfire history; and wildfire
safety and prevention..
Prevention CD ROM from Tennessee.
Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Fauna Jane Kapler Smith ed. (2000)
Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Flora James K Brown & Jane Kapler
Smith eds. (2000) pdf download
- Wildland Fire Lessons Learned
Center with everything under the sun relating to firefighter safety.
Safety and Preparedness from Weather.com
- Woods on Fire
wildfire effects on ecosystems. Easy to read. (The Why? Files: The
Science Behind the News)
Helping kids cope following wildfire:
(If anyone knows of other lesson plans for wildfire prevention or
wildfire / fire ecology, please e-mail
Protecting Your Home from Wildfire
|Wildfire Resources for Educating Adults
See also the wildlandfire.com
Links Page for more resources.