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Building a Campfire Objectives: 1. Name the Components needed for making a fire 2. Differentiate b/w tinder, kindling and fuel wood 3. Explain 5 purposes of fire 4. Explain how to put out a Fire 5. Construct two styles of Campfires 6. Sketch One Way Fire can be applied to Cooking in the Wilderness Components for a Perfect Fire are… The basic fire Triangle consists of three necessities. All three are needed to keep a fire going HEAT FUEL OXYGEN Tinder- bark, grasses, moss, newspaper Kindling- small sticks that will burn quickly. They will fuel the larger fuel wood. No bigger than 1” in diameter Fuel Wood- larger wood or split logs about 1’ – 2’ in length Why do We Need Fire? Heat/Warmth Drying Clothing Cooking Light Bug Repellant Keeps Predators Away How to put out a Fire: Water/Snow Dirt Spread apart the Logs If the ground/ashes feel hot to touch, the fire is not out! If the ground/ashes feel cold to touch, the fire is out! How to build a fire: Tinder Style Teepee Style Teepee Style or Log Cabin Activity Construct a Tepee style campfire structure Check with your teacher to make sure it’s right Construct a Log Cabin style campfire structure Check with your teacher to make sure it’s right Do Not Write This Slide! Steam Pit Do Not Write This Slide! Spit Cooking Do Not Write This Slide! Do Not Write This Slide! Do Not Write This Slide! Do Not Write This Slide! Video Clips: http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/d ual-survival-2-fire-starter-pee.htm Discovery 1.06 Using Urine to Start Fire http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/m an-vs-wild-trying-to-create- fire.html Discovery 1.19 Starting Fire in the Rain http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/m an-woman-wild-ignite-the-fire.html Discovery 1.46 Making Fire in the Amazon Building a Campfire Journal Entry Please answer in complete sentences… 1. Explain in your own words the steps to build a campfire… (Use bullets and label most important and least important) 2. In your opinion list the reasons for making fire in order of most importance to least importance… (Use bullets and label most important and least important) 3. Explain one way you can use fire for cooking. Draw a sketch of the setup (1sentences + sketch) 4. In your professional survivalist opinion, name one pro and con of the teepee style structure and the log cabin style structure for campfires (bullets) Outside Cooking Rules: 1. Nothing goes into the campfire pit except paper! 2. Put all garbage into the garbage can (not on the ground or fire pit)! 3. Wash and dry all dishes/utensils/tools and return them into your Tribe Tupperware. Only use the yellow sponges. 4. For each piece of garbage/utensils/tools left behind in the fire pit/shed area, the class is grounded for one day. 5. If your tribe loses any materials/utensils, your entire tribe gets a 0 for the day and your tribe gets written up.
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