Science and Fire go hand-in-hand! Let’s explore the importance of fire forensics and how science is involved.
Have you ever wondered how fire hoses are made? Check out this video!
Here is another possible way of creating a coupling.
Let’s not forget about the nozzle!
Have you ever dreamed of designing and building more than robots? Put your talents and skills to work creating emergency response vehicles!
Want a quick response? Often ambulance helicopters and planes are the answer. Let’s view a few of these aviation marvels!
Technology has propelled the fire suppression industry to new heights. The following videos will share the newest and innovative solutions.
This innovative Sapphire System “looks” like water, but watch closely in the video – no damage to the iPad or human skin. Wow!
The amazing foam system.
Spark Detection System
Ever wondered how firefighters know exactly what to use to extinguish a fire? They know their A, B, C’s!
Students and Teachers: Scavenger Hunt! Locate 5 or more fire extinguishers and determine if the correct type is placed in an area with corresponding hazards. We challenge everyone to make sure their home is equipped with the appropriate type and working fire extinguishers. Safety First!
Why is the Fire Triangle important? Understanding the three sides can assist in extinguishing a fire. Let’s learn more….
Students and Teachers: Discuss the importance of having fire blankets and fire extinguishers located throughout your home and school. Continue the discussion of why it is important for first responders to determine the “fuel” type of a fire.
The Smokey Bear Campaign has been around since 1944. Let’s sing the Smokey The Bear song and learn how to stop forest fires.
Students and Teachers: Although the Smokey Bear campaign was a huge success, discuss the negative impact as well. Research the importance of controlled burns and necessity of fire in ecosystems.
Fire is more than light and heat – fire is science. Let’s take a closer look exactly what fire is and it’s importance.
The Role of Fire as Mother Nature Intended
Fire explained in simple terms
Let’s continue the fire storm of learning
Students and Teachers: Expand your fire vocabulary and define the following – pyrolysis, chemiluminescence, oxidation, soot, incandesce, convection, exothermic. Discuss the many ways fire is important to our everyday lives.