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Research Paper

Title: Fire prevention in California's Riverside County Headstart Project...an evaluation

Author: Folkman, William S.; Taylor, Jean

Date: 1972

Source: Res. Paper PSW-RP-79. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest & Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 29 p

Station ID: RP-PSW-079

Description: An especially designed series of fire prevention lessons were taught to preschool children in the Headstart Project in Riverside County, Calif. Their effectiveness was evaluated by observing classroom reaction and by testing the children at the end of the year. The results suggest that this type of educational approach is feasible.

Key Words: forest fire prevention programs, fire prevention education, children-with-matches-fires, Headstart Project

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Folkman, William S.; Taylor, Jean   1972.  Fire prevention in California's Riverside County Headstart Project...an evaluation  Res. Paper PSW-RP-79. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest & Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 29 p.

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