Type:

Other

Description:

In this online interactive, learners investigate fires, particularly the causes and behavior of forest fires, as well as how the National Park Service deals with fires. Learners modify conditions (density of forest or "fuel", weather, and terrain slope) to see how fast a simulated fire spreads.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

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Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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