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Type: FireWorks activities
Availability: Public access
Date Created: June 8, 2018
Ongoing
Author(s):
  • FireWorks Educational Program
Contact(s):
  • Ilana L. Abrahamson
    US Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire, Fuel, and Smoke Science Program

Lesson Overview: Students explore the properties of wildland fuels through reading, a fuel scavenger hunt, and by designing and conducting experiments with fuels.

Lesson Goal: Increase students’ understanding of how fuel properties affect burning.

Objectives:

  • Students can design experiments that test how fuels with contrasting properties burn.
  • Students can apply observations from experiments to explain how wildland fuels with various properties burn.
Online Link(s):
Handout H05-1 (84 KB; pdf)
Handout H05-2 (81 KB; pdf)

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Keywords:
  • fuel loading
  • fuel moisture
  • fuel properties
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Record Maintained By: FRAMES Staff (https://www.frames.gov/contact)
FRAMES Record Number: 56026