Episode 25: Fire in the Forest

Connecting To Curriculum

Read aloud: Students can follow along while listening. Click HERE to download a copy of the transcript.

Vocabulary: Explore new words. Students listen to high-level vocabulary in context. Have them identify the definition afterward. Click HERE for the vocabulary page.

Math: To give students a visual reference of the large areas of land mentioned in the episode; measure out an acre on your school’s playground or football field, or a nearby park.


Higher grade level students may want to explore some topics in more depth.

  1. How are wildfires treated differently today?
  2. Is the Adirondack Park adequately prepared for the possibility of a large-scale wildfire?