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The Colorado Springs Fire Department offers fire and injury prevention programs designed specifically for students in 4th and 6th grade. Our 4th grade STEM-focused program is highly interactive and aim to teach students basic fire science concepts and how they apply in our community. Our 6th-grade program engages students with iClickers and video to teach them about fire in our community and the consequences of unsupervised, experimental or illegal use of fire.

The FireFactor programs will only be offered from September 2019 – January 2020

Our 4th grade students will learn and practice:

  • Basic fire science
  • How fire spreads
  • Forest health & wildfire risk
  • Youth misuse of fire

Program details:

  • FREE 45 – 60 minute presentation
  • Meets the Colorado Academic Standards
  • 10 – 35 students per session
  • Multiple or back-to-back sessions available

FireFactor 4th Grade STEM Scheduling Information

Our 6th grade students will learn and practice:

  • Consequences for fire misuse
  • The crime of youth arson
  • Fire’s impact on populations & geography
  • Fire science and fire behavior
  • Types  of fire in our community
  • Virtual fire and today’s media

Program details:

  • FREE 50 – 60 minute presentation
  • Meets the Colorado Academic Standards
  • 10 – 60 students per session
  • Multiple or back-to-back sessions available

FireFactor 6th Grade Scheduling Information 

More Information and Program Requests

For more information on our FireFactor programs, submit a FireFactor inquiry form:

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