GIS 4 Schools is developing new easy-to-teach lessons that harness the power of ArcGIS Online. All lessons match Minnesota Science and Social Studies standards. The complete Firewise in the Classroom Curriculum can be downloaded from the Minnesota DNR Firewise Web site.
Firewise Communities: Reducing the Risk of Wildfire - Students analyze their community for wildfire-prone property using aerial photos and geographic information system (GIS)softwareprovided by the DNR.This material is available for Minnesota educators only.
Middle School: 6–8
Smokey Bear Materials - A complete language arts and science curriculum for grades 6-8. Students take on the role of forensic investigators in this program designed for the science/earth science classroom. The program will reinforce critical thinking, collaborative learning, and research skills in language arts, social studies, and health/safety
Elementary School: K–2
Smokey Bear Materials Learn Smokey Bear's Five Rules for Wildfire Prevention! It's easy—simply integrate this exciting, hands-on program into your existing curriculum. This program aligns with National Education Standards for English Language Arts, Science and Social Studies.Wildfire prevention school program »Designed for grades preK–6. Each grade level contains three lessons that include background information, activities, and resources.
Fire Safe Kids- Is a site that has cool videos and games for kids plus print-outs for later, so I like this one because it keeps my son busy without always staring at a screen.
Firewise Interactive Modules - Teach students the sciense of wildfire, peak fire seasons, quiz on how to make a house firewise, virtual tour of a firewise home and tips to protect a home as a wildfire approches.
Wildfire prevention curriculumis designed for grades preK–6. Each grade level contains three lessons that include background information, activities, and resources. Materials for preschool, kindergarten, and grades 1 and 3 include flannel board story cutouts as part of an activity.
Wisconsin K-12 Forestry Lesson Guide - The LEAF Wisconsin K-12 Forestry Education Lesson Guide includes complete interdisciplinary units for teaching Students about forests and forestry in Wisconsin.
GIS 4 Schools provides coordination and technical support for Firewise in the Classroom