NOVA

Inside the Megafire

Scientists investigate the deadly megafires that swept through California in 2018.

About the Show

The California wildfires of 2018 took a worrisome trend to a new extreme, claiming scores of lives and over a million acres. Scientists investigate how forestry practices, climate change, and drought may contribute to the rise of deadly megafires.

Curriculum

Gabriele Pfister on Pollution and Wildfires

For Grades 7-12

Wildfire Basics | Science Trek

For Grades K-5