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Effect of Fire on The Forest "Is Fire Good or Bad???"

Affiliated Organization:  Chugach National Forest

Affiliated Organization Contact

Program Contact

  • Katy Toth-Stauble
  • (907) 288-7717

Program Type

  • Activity Guide
  • Calendar
  • Classroom Visits
  • Curriculum-based Programs
  • Demonstrations
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Field Trip
  • How to Manual
  • Internet Activity
  • Interpretation
  • Lesson Plan/Activities
  • Map
  • Poster Brochure
  • Presentation
  • Residential and/or Camp
  • Resource Guide/Catalogue
  • Service-Learning
  • Supplemental Curriculum
  • Traveling Trunks

Description

Students are challenged with the question, "is fire good or bad?" Answers are committed to paper and set aside till the end of the presentation, at which time they will reassess their answers. The Fire triangle is discussed, Fire's role in the ecosystem (natural and human caused, prescribed) is experienced through interactive four scenarios with costumes. Then as a result off the last scenario, the presentation moves into Forest succession after fire.

Subjects

  • Alaska Ecology
  • Archeology
  • Arts
  • Biology
  • Climate Change
  • Employability
  • English/Language Arts
  • Environmental Education
  • Forest Service
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Health
  • History
  • Invasive Species
  • Math
  • Paleontology
  • Recycling
  • Social Studies
  • STEM
  • Sustainability
  • Technology
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife
  • Wildlife Safety
  • World Languages

Audience

  • K-12
  • Elementary
  • Junior High/Middle School
  • High School
  • Kindergarten
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • Teachers/Educators
  • Adults
  • Public

Region

  • Southcentral
  • Southeast
  • Southwest
  • Interior
  • Arctic Slope

City/Town/Village

Anchorage

Pay to Participate

  • Yes
  • No

Program Funding

Forest Service

Program Evaluation

None

Partners

Moose Pass School
Seward Elemntary School
Girdwood School

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