Overview: In this activity the class uses their knowledge of vegetation, fuels, and fire behavior to develop guidelines for protecting homes from wildland fire. Students assess the safety of photos of wildland homes and make recommendations for home owners.
Goal: To increase students skill in applying their knowledge of wildland fire to figuring out how to protect homes from fire.
- Students will develop guidelines for protecting homes from wildfire.
- Students can assess the hazards on and around homes in wildland settings.
- Students can recommend steps to reduce the risk of wildfire damage to homes.