Learn Smokey Bear's Five Rules for Wildfire Prevention! It’s easy – simply integrate this exciting, hands-on program into your existing curriculum. This program aligns with National Education Standards for English Language Arts, Science and Social Studies.
Smokey Bear & Friends Teaching ComponentsThe Teacher's Guide, Activity Book, and DVD comprise the complete set of Smokey Bear & Friends classroom materials.
Individual ActivitiesYou may download the activities separately and print multiple copies for your students.
More Smokey Education MaterialsSmokey Patrol Book - Color PDF [4 pages]
Outline for wildfire lesson plans. Targeted to grade 5, but can be tailored to meet your students' needs.
Wildland Fire Communicator's Guide - Website [nifc.gov]
Detailed & deeply informative guide on the science and ecology of wildfires. Published by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group.
US Forest Service
Visit the US Forest Service National Symbols Cache to purchase Smokey Bear wildfire prevention materials for your classroom. The site also contains Woodsy Owl conservation education materials.
National Association of State Foresters
Additional wildfire prevention educational materials/products are also available in the educational cache of the National Association of State Foresters.
Download Smokey’s Campfire Safety app HERE.
Curricular Areas/National Standards AlignmentThis program aligns with National Education Standards for English Language Arts, Science and Social Studies.
English Language Arts Standards
3. Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts.
4. Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
6.3 Organisms and environments
6.4 Abilities to distinguish between natural objects and objects made by humans
6.5 Personal health; changes in environments
Social Studies Standards
Theme Three: Examine changes in the relationship between people, places, and environments.
Theme Four: Develop a personal identity in the context of families, peers, schools, and communities.