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Wildfires. By Anna Brown. Fire Triangle. How to fight a fire. Remove oxygen Put dirt on fire Put flour on grease fire Remove fuel Make a line with no wood Remove heat Pour water on fire Doesn’t work on grease fire. Seed Dispersal.
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Wildfires By Anna Brown
How to fight a fire • Remove oxygen • Put dirt on fire • Put flour on grease fire • Remove fuel • Make a line with no wood • Remove heat • Pour water on fire • Doesn’t work on grease fire
Seed Dispersal • Some trees need fire to open the tree cones to give out seeds. • Sequoias • Pine • Cypress • Yellowstone
Prescribed fires • Firefighters make fires to help the forest grow. • They make a fire and control it so it doesn’t burn the whole forest down.
Campfires • You should only make fires in a area that is made for camping. • Before you leave the fire alone, you should • Drown it • Stir it • Check it
Negative things about fire • Kill people • Kill nature • Burn your house down • Hurt many people • Make you sick from the air pollution • Not easy to put out
Positive things about fire • Used for cooking • Use it in some machines • Cars • Heat • Light • Helps nature • Signaling
Jobs information in Fire Science • Firefighter • Paramedic • Fire Inspector / Fireinvestigation • Policeor Detective
Information from • a presentationfrom Dr. Joe McBride Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management University of California Berkeley, CA • Aninteractive ZIP CARD game “TheFireEducationTeam” • http://www.firesciencedegree.com/career-paths-with-a-fire-science-degree/ • Book calledWildfire
Questions • How do you stop a grease fire? • What are the steps to put a campfire? • Why do some trees need to be burned? • Name the three parts of the fire triangle?