Fire is a powerful force that has shaped our planet for millions of years, burning forests, grasslands and more to make way for new growth. But fire also brings destruction, reducing homes to rubble and filling skies with smoke. How can something so restorative be so harmful? What role does fire play in ecosystems across the globe? What positive steps can we all take to reduce the danger from fires? Take a live, virtual look at fearsome fire, shaped by student questions and reflections.
Date and Times
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
10 a.m. and 1 p.m. All times are Mountain Time.
Recommended for grades 6 – 12, but all are welcome.
45 minutes of a guided program, and 15 minutes of optional Q&A.
Participating in this electronic field trip is FREE at this time.
Computer connected to the internet with a webcam, external microphone, and external speakers.
Digital Earth Academy productions use Zoom videoconferencing software, downloadable at https://zoom.us/download.
About Digital Earth Academy:
Digital Earth Academy is a new edition of the acclaimed Digital Earth series produced especially for students. Each month, we examine a different aspect of our dynamic planet: landscapes and landforms, human impacts and achievements, and much more. With stunning visualizations, interactive polls, and real-time Q&A, students will make observations, comparisons and connections and gain a new perspective of the Earth.