do firefighters wear to protect themselves from fire?
website, directed by Elmo, has a interactive game to dress Elmo in fire
gear. Click on Elmo wearing a fire helmet to begin. When your finished,
there is a game to help Elmo crawl through a burning building to reach
safety; click on the smoky house. In another link Elmo explores a fire
station and demonstrates what equipment a
fireman needs to fight a fire. Click on the fire station to begin.
Elmo's Fire Safety Click the fish bowl when you finish a game to return to Elmo.
is your smoke alarm located in your house?
This website has a video that demonstrates a
smoke alarm and
informs why a smoke alarm is important to have in a home. When your
click on the other videos. They are loaded with more information about
fire fighters. One
video demonstrates stop, drop, and roll, and another video stresses the
importance of not
hiding from a firefighter.
Sprout Fire Safety
would you do if there was a fire in your home?
This website demonstrates a fire escape route. Click
bar Escaping from Fire.
Fire Safety For Kids
are the parts of a fire engine? This
takes a tour of a fire truck. Click fire
truck exploration to begin.
Sparky the Fire Dog
Mini-Research Real World
Pretend you are a fire fighter. You are at the fire station and the alarm sounds. Ding! Ding! Ding! The dispatcher announces there is a house on fire in the area. You run to get dressed! Visit Elmo's Fire Safety website to see what protective gear you need so that you will not burn. You are dressed and ready to go. You jump on the fire truck and buckle the safety belt. The fire truck speeds to the burning house. You jump off the truck, grab a fire hose from the fire truck and run toward the burning house. GREAT JOB! You put out the fire! Wow, what a day. Draw a picture of you fighting the fire and the protective gear that you wore.
to Complete Real World
Step 1: Go to the website Elmo's Fire Safety and Elmo will demonstrate what gear is needed to protect you from getting burned when fighting a fire.
Step 2: Draw a picture of yourself dressed in your fire fighter gear fighting the fire. Label each item you are wearing, and tell why it is important.
Mrs Cindy's Happy Place
Topic Mini-Research Lesson Plan
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