Wildfires: Games


Desktop games are a great way to stimulate interest and motivate kids. Here you will find links to an assortment of interactive games and activities from the Internet for use in your classroom. They cover this topic and can be used in a computer lab, on an interactive whiteboard, or on individual computer systems. There are a variety of skill levels in these activities.

Flash, Java, Shockwave, QuickTime or other interactive plug-ins may be required. Each individual site will advise you as to the needs, as necessary.

Living with Fire


Living With Fire is an educational game that puts you in the place of a fire manager, based on research and tools developed for real-world fire management.

Sparky the Fire Dog


At Sparky.org there are lots of activities and games for you to do. Head there for fire related safety and education.

Wildfire Simulator

drawing of trees with flames on top

NOVA Online has developed a fire-growth computer simulator that allows you to see how actions and conditions affect a fire's spread. You set the wind and fuel conditions, and then decide whether to fight the fire with a fireline or a backfire.

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