High School Teachers Applaud the Chemistry of Fire

In 2008, the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) partnered with Discovery Education to create a new in-school program entitled The Chemistry of Fire. A copy of this program was distributed to each high school in the United States and throughout New Zealand.The teachers who have used this program find it to be very informative and a good tool to engage unmotivated students. For example, nearly every teacher (97%) who responded to The Chemistry of Fire's evaluation survey said the materials provide new or unique teaching resources."Understand the program's effectiveness was critical to its success," said SFPE Engineering Program Manager Chris Jelenewicz. "Effectiveness was measured ...

To access this articles and others like, join the Fire Engineering Training Network today.

  Gain unlimited access to the most comprehensive database of firefighter training info in the world.

  Membership in the Fire Engineering Training Network includes:

  • Exclusive Online Access to FireEngineering.com News & Articles
  • Fire Engineering Magazine Historical Archives (Online-Only)
  • Annual Print Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine
  • Annual Digital Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine

Join Now

 Already a member? Scroll down to the Login form below to access this article.


FE Logo

Log into Fire Engineering and you'll have total access to the industry's leading online resource for finest training simulations, articles, instructional videos and much more.