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Fire Brigade
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Students demonstrate their knowledge of Newton’s 1st Law of Motion as they engineer a new method for putting
out fires. As they iterate through this design challenge, they gain firsthand experience in the design process.. (Note: No real fire is used in this challenge.)

Subject:
Engineering
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Tech Museum of Innovation
Provider Set:
The Tech Museum of Innovation Design Challenges
Date Added:
04/25/2013
Fire Safety in High Rises
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This video segment adapted from NOVA explains how the sprinkler revolutionized fire safety and also features developments in fire-safety design for high-rise buildings.

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
Author:
Argosy Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
05/09/2006
Improving Understanding and Collaboration among First Responders
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This unique training addresses the institutional culture of five responder groups: law enforcement, EMS, fire, public health, and private security in an attempt at fostering understanding among these groups

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Reading
Provider:
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Provider Set:
JHSPH OpenCourseWare
Author:
Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Managing the Everglades Ecosystem
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The purpose of this Science NetLinks lesson is to explore the Everglades ecosystem using the Internet; to develop an understanding about conservation of resources in the context of the Everglades; explore relationships between species and habitats; and develop an understanding of how human beings have altered the equilibrium in the Everglades. This lesson uses the Internet to explore the Everglades ecosystem using the resources on the Everglades National Park website. It uses the Internet to provide students with experiences that they may not be able to acquire firsthand. The activities are based on the website of the Everglades National Park. This investigation is most appropriate for a 9th or 10th grade biology class.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
AAAS
Provider Set:
Science Netlinks
Date Added:
05/05/2006
PEI SOLS 3rd Grade Fire: Wildfires in Washington
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A change in climate over time has contributed to a significant increase of wildfires in our state. In this storyline, students will make the connection between changes in ecosystems and the interconnectedness of all things. Students will gain an understanding of combustion (fire triangle), and observe through data that certain conditions (humidity, temperature, fuel load, etc.) contribute to forest fires (fire environment triangle). 

Subject:
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
Pacific Education Institute
Date Added:
06/16/2020
Sign Language Interviews, Intermediate-Mid, ASL 202, Lab 08
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This warm-up should instigate meaningful conversation about accommodations made for deaf people in the workplace. The main activity gives students the opportunity to host an interview and ask some significant and specific questions about another person.

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Delaney Lyon
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
04/07/2020
Watching for Wind: An Effort to Get the Upper Hand on Wildfire
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Climate scientists project that future climate conditions will result in increased risk of wildfire across much of the Southwest. Although fires are a natural part of Southern California landscapes, efforts by SDG&E and their partners may help minimize the impacts of future fires.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Provider Set:
U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit
Date Added:
08/29/2016