1. Lesson Plan: The Importance of Communications in Fire Management

    • Resource ID: 13468
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Fire department communications and their effectiveness are vital factors in the success or failure of fire service operations. Employees of a communications center need to have proper speech and radio etiquette, understand the importance of concise written communication, be well-versed in the...
  2. Lesson Plan: Fire Technology Education and the Firefighter Selection Process

    • Resource ID: 13470
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to explore the process of preparing for a fire service career by going through a mock hiring process and researching requirements.
  3. Lesson Plan: Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Types and Uses

    • Resource ID: 13476
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the about the Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) used by firefighters. Students will also demonstrate and describe the "operational check" of a SCBA and a PASS device.
  4. Lesson Plan: Donning and Doffing Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

    • Resource ID: 13480
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to learn methods for donning and doffing the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and to demonstrate how to don the SCBA.
  5. Lesson Plan: Emergency Operations with SCBA

    • Resource ID: 13482
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to demonstrate skills while wearing the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and procedures to follow in the event that the SCBA fails.
  6. Lesson Plan: Physical States of Matter and the Combustion Process

    • Resource ID: 13506
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the physical states of matter of fuels, and complete a situational awareness exercise in which they will demonstrate and discuss the methods of fire control/attack.
  7. Lesson Plan: Fire Behavior

    • Resource ID: 13508
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to properly demonstrate how to check a door for heat and how to check the heat level in a room. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to assess characteristics of fires and determine potential safety issues in videos.
  8. Lesson Plan: Extinguishing Properties of Water

    • Resource ID: 13512
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Understanding the extinguishing characteristics of water, and the efficiency in which it extinguishers fire, is important for understanding strategies in which it will be applied.  The primary way in which water extinguishes fire is by cooling (absorbing heat from the fire), but water can also be...
  9. Lesson Plan: Firefighter I - Rescue

    • Resource ID: 13514
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson , students will discuss the operation and testing of fire safety devices, accountability systems, potential hazards, and safe operation at emergency scenes. 
  10. Lesson Plan: Power Supply, Lighting Equipment, and Emergency Scene Safety

    • Resource ID: 13516
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss and demonstrate skills associated with emergency power supplies and lighting for overall scene safety.
  11. Lesson Plan: Scientific Reasoning

    • Resource ID: 13554
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Scientific reasoning is a skill necessary to forensic science. Forensic scientists need to be able to use scientific reasoning in order to process a crime scene and the evidence found there.
  12. Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security: The Making of Laws

    • Resource ID: 13705
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  13. Lesson Plan: Law - Principles of Making Laws

    • Resource ID: 13706
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about the Bill of Rights, elements of a crime, classification of crimes, and procedures for enacting laws. Students will discuss breaking the law and the elements of arrest, research types of crimes and present to the class. 
  14. Lesson Plan: Public Safety Professionals Roles and Responsibilities

    • Resource ID: 13708
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the roles of the public safety professionals, and identify the education and training required for various levels of law enforcement careers.
  15. Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security: Courtroom Participants

    • Resource ID: 13717
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  16. Lesson Plan: Fire Department Communications

    • Resource ID: 13737
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss fire department communications, fill out incident reports, simulate E-9-1-1 calls, practice using portable radios, and simulate radio traffic.
  17. Program of Study: Firefighter

    • Resource ID: 19573
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Based on the House Bill 5 Foundation High School Program, the Firefighter program of study within the Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Career Cluster® provides helpful information, including the core courses and career-related electives in high school that will help prepare...
  18. Lesson Plan: Roles and Functions of the Correctional System

    • Resource ID: 13726
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the roles, functions, and importance of the correctional system on society. In addition, students will understand the differences between the types of correctional systems.
  19. Lesson Plan: Fire Protection Career Opportunities

    • Resource ID: 13735
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the career opportunities associated with Fire Protection, and research the job responsibilities in the public and private sectors, such as the military, state, and federal governments.
  20. Lesson Plan: Safety with Hazardous Materials in the Workplace

    • Resource ID: 13743
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lessons, students will explore safety and handling of hazardous materials. Students will research common health and safety concerns in an LPSCS workplace and develop solutions for these concerns.