High School Teachers Applaud the Chemistry of Fire

07/27/2009
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 ...

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