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Safe Debris Burning

Teachers in locations where debris burning is not allowed can apply this information about safe debris burning to the topic of safe campfires.

This lesson plan includes a Bureau of Forestry narrated movie on safe debris burning practices as well as alternatives to burning debris. The movie has three short segments. Teachers are encouraged to discuss local burning practices and burning ordinances with students.

The lesson plan meets State Environment and Ecology Education Standards. It includes think-pair-share and a journal exercise as well as interactive whiteboard activities. Teachers in locations where debris burning is not allowed can apply this information about safe debris burning to the topic of safe campfires.

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