Fire extinguishers and combustion *suitable for home teaching*
In this predict-observe-explain activity, students explore different ways of extinguishing a flame with some surprising results. The lesson is introduced with the video of engineer Yusuf Muhammad. Yusuf is developing a revolutionary new household fire-safety device, incorporating the techniques of professional firefighters into everyday kitchen plumbing. His device extinguishes fires fast and aims to save lives.
There is a full set of hand-picked resources to go with this lesson.
Curriculum links include combustion, fuels, energy, fire triangle, fire extinguishers
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|Subject(s)||Careers, Engineering, Science, Practical work, Enquiries and investigations, Demonstrations, Chemistry|
|Published||2010 to 2019|
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