• The Point Reyes Beach as viewed from the Point Reyes Headlands

    Point Reyes

    National Seashore California

Fire Education - Activities

What is fire? What role does fire play in different ecosystems? Get answers to these and other questions at the NPS Fire and Aviation website. Find links to hot fire sites.
 
Firefighting Tools
Wildland firefighters use many kinds of tools to work on fires and to do different jobs more easily and safely. Try this "Discovery Tour" WebRangers activity for ages 6+!
 
Fire Story
Somewhere in a National Park...a bolt of lightning hits a tree. A fire starts! What does the Park Service do? Try this "Adventure Tour" WebRangers activity for ages 13+!
 

One of Project Learning Tree's many activities is "The Geometry of Fire: Triangles, Squares, Lines!" Fire Model. (262 KB PDF)

 

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