Course


Title

FireWorks for the Sierra Nevada - M19: Drama in the Forest: Fire and Succession, a Class Production
Course Type: FireWorks activities
Availability: Public access
Author(s): FireWorks Educational Program
Contact(s):
  • Ilana L. Abrahamson
    US Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire, Fuel, and Smoke Science Program
  • Eva Masin
    US Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire, Fuel, and Smoke Science Program
Date Created: July 25, 2017
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Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
disturbance; succession
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Record Maintained By:
FRAMES Staff; catalog@frames.gov
Record Last Modified: August 14, 2017
FRAMES Record Number: 24560

Description

Lesson overview: Students prepare and produce two short plays, each depicting the role of fire, succession, and on-going changes in a forest community.

Goals: Increase understanding of change in ecosystems over time - caused by succession, fire, and other disturbances.

Objectives:

  • Students will produce a drama that illustrates succession, the role of fire, and other processes that change forest communities.
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