UL Xplorlabs: Connecting Scientists With Educators Through Webinars to Strengthen Education

August 4, 2020: The Science and Practice of UL Xplorlabs

January 27, 2021

Dan Madrzykowski

The Science of Fire Forensics

This webinar was led by Dan Madrzykowski, Ph.D., P.E., research director at UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI); and Travis Koupal, STEAM Coordinator and Program Lead at Justice Page Middle School. In this webinar, Dr. Madrzykowski led educators into a deeper look at fire investigation through the science of fire dynamics and ventilation. Audience members learned how investigators build their claims, evidence and commentary regarding the origins of a fire during an investigation. Travis Koupal discussed how he implemented Xplorlabs: Fire Forensics through distance-learning with his middle school students.

View the webinar recording and learn more here.