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CNN Presents Classroom Edition - Educator Guide

Summer of Fire

June 6, 2003
Web posted at: 6:02 AM EDT (1002 GMT)

Keywords and Key Phrases

• forest fire

• wildfire

• smoke jumpers

• hot shots

• cold trailing

• hot shoveling

• fighting fire with fire

• environment

• National Interagency Fire Center

• National Fire Lab

Resources

SMOKEYBEAR.com (http://www.smokeybear.com/)

USDA Forest Service: Fire and Aviation Management (http://www.fs.fed.us/fire/)

A Hot Shot Photo Journal (http://www.sover.net/~kenandeb/fire/hotshot.html)

National Interagency Fire Center (http://www.nifc.gov/index.html)

Riverside Fire Lab (http://www.rfl.psw.fs.fed.us/)

Wildland Fire Assessment System (http://www.fs.fed.us/land/wfas/)

GFMC: Global Fire Monitoring Center (http://www.fire.uni-freiburg.de/)

Links to Fire Related Pages (http://www.geocities.com/rainforest/jungle/5057/firelynks.html)

Protecting Your Home From Forest Fire (http://www.sfrc.ufl.edu/Extension/firehome.htm)

CNN.com: Forest fire smoke inhibits rainfall, study says (http://www.cnn.com/NATURE/9910/07/forestfire.rain.enn/)

CNN.com: Playing with fire: Indonesia's age-old battle (http://edition.cnn.com/2002/WORLD/asiapcf/southeast/01/04/indonesia.fires/)

CNN.com: House passes forest thinning bill - Bush says measure will help prevent forest fires (http://www.cnn.com/2003/ALLPOLITICS/05/20/bush.forests/index.html)

CNN.com: How Bush gets his way on the environment (http://www.cnn.com/2003/ALLPOLITICS/01/20/timep.environment.tm/index.html)

CNN.com: Logging not the answer to wildfires residents say (http://www.cnn.com/2002/US/08/30/hln.hot.earth.wildfires/index.html)

Arizona Forest Fire Caused by Global Warming? (http://csf.colorado.edu/envtecsoc/2002/msg00380.html)

CNN.com: Study: Fires fuel global warming record (http://www.cnn.com/2002/TECH/science/11/06/wildfire.warming/index.html)

EPA: Global Warming Kids Site (http://www.epa.gov/globalwarming/kids/)

NOAA: A Paleo Perspective on Global Warming (http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/paleo/globalwarming/home.html)

National Resources Defense Council (http://www.nrdc.org/globalwarming/)

Sierra Club: Forest Fire Facts (http://www.sierraclub.org/planet/200206/frontburner.asp)

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