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This Nova site presents the science of wildfires. Sections provide information on how firefighters are outfitted, how plants have adapted to wildfires, the physics and chemistry of fire, and more. Also, visitors can use a simulation to explore how fires spread.  A description of the challenges and dangers faced in producing this Nova program are included.
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Physics To Go This resource was a Physics To Go feature from November 1, 2007 until November 16, 2007. View the feature here!

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Keywords: Adaptation, Combustion, firefighter, forest fire, wildfire, wildland fire
Record Creator: Metadata instance created October 29, 2007 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Oct 30, 2007 by Ed Lee
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when Cataloged:
April 1, 2002
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(Public Broadcasting Service, Arlington), WWW Document, (
Fire Wars (Public Broadcasting Service, Arlington), <>.
APA Format
Fire Wars. (2002, April 1). Retrieved May 24, 2024, from Public Broadcasting Service:
Chicago Format
Public Broadcasting Service. Fire Wars. Arlington: Public Broadcasting Service, April 1, 2002. (accessed 24 May 2024).
MLA Format
Fire Wars. Arlington: Public Broadcasting Service. 1 Apr. 2002. 24 May 2024 <>.
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