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Fire Lab Data Analysis: Student Guide

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Fire Lab Data Analysis Student Guide (pdf, 2 MB)

This printable handout includes questions that support students as they analyze real data from two burns in the Fire Safety Research Institute's lab.

Context

Organizing and understanding data is a critical skill for students in the 21st century. It is also a critical skill for researchers. Knowing how to interpret data from the fire lab helps prepare fire fighters to be more safe attacking fires and for fire investigators to read the evidence left behind in a burn scene.

Questions

  • What does the fire lab data tell us about a fire?

Problem to be solved

  • Fire investigators must understand the effect of ventilation on a fire and what happens when a door or window is left open during a fire.

Be sure to explore the video showing results of how ventilation can impact a burn and the teacher guide that supports analyzing data from ventilated and ventilation limited fires. 

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