Firefighters

2nd Grade, Research and Inquiry Activities

1. Connect to this link: http://www.ci.davis.ca.us/fire/pct/

2. Click on the small round audio icon located next to the photo. Listen to the description of the special clothes firefighters wear.

3. Click on each picture on the far left to learn more about firefighter's clothing. You must click on the audio button after each picture to hear a description out loud.

4. Read the sentences and circle True or False:

a) Firefighters use a special mask to breathe underwater. True or False

b) Firefighters put on their gloves last. True or False

c) Firefighters might use a light on their helmet to help them see in the dark. True or False
d) Firefighters clothes burn very easily. True or False

e) Firefighters use fire hoses to wash their cars. True or False

For additional information on firefighters go to http://www.state.il.us/kids/fire/housein.htm