A Better Fire!!

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In this activity, students adjust the forest density, wind direction, and wind speed to see how it affects the simulated burning of a forest. This activity allows students to explore the idea of chaos in a simulation of a realistic scenario. This activity includes supplemental materials, including background information about the topics covered, a description of how to use the application, and exploration questions for use with the java applet.

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    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 12, Undergraduate to Graduate

    Topics: Earth & Space Science, Probability, Curriculum Design, Mathematics, Professional Development, Current Science, Education, Child Development & Family Services

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    • Reference Materials
    • Teacher Materials
    • Interactives


    Tool for: Teachers, Students

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