When Nature Strikes: Wildfires

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Link to Resource: https://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=79523
Resource Type:Teaching Media; Videos or Animations
Grade Level:
3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Format:video
Organization:National Science Foundation (NSF)
Summary:"Wildfires can burn thousands of acres, devastate communities, and sometimes even claim lives. Janice Coen at the National Center for Atmospheric Research is studying how weather and fire interact in order to develop a wildfire prediction system to forecast fire behavior. """"When Nature Strikes"""" is produced by NBC Learn in partnership with the National Science Foundation."
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 8
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS3.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:3-ESS3-1; 4-ESS3-2
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Engaging in argument from evidence
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; elementary school; high school; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; middle school; natural hazards; nsf; video; weather; wildfire
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