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Fire safety is a hot topic for kids! With this resource, little ones will read, color, draw, and play as they are learning about prevention and, as an added bonus, practice naming shapes, counting, and adding numbers! Reading, math, and personal safety all in one app!
Pre-K - 2nd Health 10 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Emergency? Ask A Kid!
What is an actual emergency situation and what should you do to prepare for it? Learners will identify a variety of emergency situations and the appropriate way to address first aid concerns to minimize injuries. They will also discover the planning and preparedness strategies for dealing with emergencies through resources and practice.
4th - 8th Health 52 Views 268 Downloads
Personal Development (Safety and Injury Prevention)
Demonstrate an ability to make informed choices about the prevention of injury with your class and others. Through class discussion, observational studies, simulation, and the creation of a handbook, high schoolers will understand the principles behind prevention of injury in school and the work place.
11th - 12th Health 23 Views 59 Downloads
Health Education: An Integrated Approach; Unintentional Injuries
Third graders identify methods for preventing common injuries. In this injury prevention lesson, 3rd graders first study cartoons of injuries occurring, then write down their thoughts on these images. Next, the teacher shares many statistics on childhood injuries; students then work to identify intentional and unintentional injuries and develop strategies to avoid them.
3rd Health 40 Views 57 Downloads
On 'Punched Out': Looking at Brain Trauma and Other Risks of Violent Sports
The tragic story of Derek Boogard, a hockey star whose sports-related brain injuries eventually lead to his death, is told through a series of videos. There are also articles that can be read. This poignant lesson gets participants to consider and discuss the physical dangers of contact sports, as well as the emotional toll.
7th - 12th All 43 Views 84 Downloads
This presentation covers an extensive range of terms related to proper fitness recovery! Slides review such concepts as active recovery, aids to recovery, importance of hydration and diet, useful acronyms to address injuries, sports injury prevention, etc.
7th - 12th Health 21 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
BELT-ABOUTS Lesson 1
Students explain how safety belts prevent injury. They identify three other safety features in a vehicle. Students discuss how fast 40 miles per hour is. They discuss how high a five story building is. Students discuss other types of safety harnesses and people who use them, like construction workers, race car drivers, etc.
K - 12th Health 15 Views 57 Downloads
Students examine a variety of injuries that can happen to the human body and discover the process of maintaining healthy bones. After discussing the process of bone repair following a break, they draw the process in cartoon style and incorporate new vocabulary words.
6th - 8th Science 8 Views 84 Downloads
Managing Training Loads and Sports Injuries
How can our young athletes work to reduce sports injuries and avoid risks associated with overtraining? Discover the major components of managing and monitoring an individual's training load, as well as the warning signs and symptoms of overtraining.
7th - 12th Physical Education 29 Views 21 Downloads
New Review What Happens When You Get Heat Stroke?
Exertional heat stroke is one of the three leading causes of death in sports, but with the help of this video young athletes will be able to avoid this life-threatening condition. Offering clear explanations of how the body dissipates heat, the detrimental effects of overheating, and how to treat heat stroke, this is a great resource for teaching students how to exercise safely.
4 mins 7th - 12th Science 4 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Cover Your Mouth Please!
Second graders investigate how to slow the spread of germs from coughing and sneezing. In this illness prevention lesson, 2nd graders talk about why people cough and sneeze before telling about ways to prevent the spread of germs. They talk about why humans cough and sneeze to clear out debris.
2nd Science 7 Views 18 Downloads
Repairing Spinal Cord Injury
Students explore the Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center's website for more information about spinal cord injuries. They participate in a spinal cord tutorial to answer their questions. They also analyze cases in which pets are paralyzed.
7th - 12th Health 3 Views 24 Downloads
Take the concept of burning calories to a more literal level in the second of seven lessons about energy in the realm of food and fitness. Using simple materials, groups will burn breakfast cereal and a pecan to see which one gives off more heat, recording all data on the provided worksheet.
3rd - 12th Science 31 Views 20 Downloads
Good Stress for Your Body
Stress the importance of the different types of pressure our mind and body experience in a lesson about how certain types of stress are actually necessary and good for our bodies. As astronauts and people with injuries can attest, not using muscles for even a short period of time can cause them to shrink and can also weaken bones.
3rd - 12th Science 46 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
It's Your Life - Safe or Sorry/Safety Issues
Students examine and chart data about safety hazards and unsafe situations. In this safety hazard lesson, students examine newspapers and web sites to investigate injuries from safety hazards. They make a spreadsheet using the data and make a graph using the spreadsheet.
6th - 8th Math 43 Views 141 Downloads
Safety at Home
First graders identify safety hazards in the home and learn ways to prevent home accidents. For this home safety lesson, 1st graders discuss ways to keep a home safe by brainstorming and then reading a story about home safety. They make clocks with moveable hands, and move through imaginary rooms in a house while displaying a likely time for being in that room.
1st Health 32 Views 37 Downloads
Self-Injury Awareness Day
For this Self Injury Awareness Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and writing.
5th - 10th Language Arts 30 Views 107 Downloads
Dogfighting Lesson Two - Bite Prevention and Community
Students discover how to prevent dog bites by completing worksheets and watching a video. In this animal safety lesson, students view a video called Dogs, Cats and Big Kids, taking notes throughout. Students take a quiz and create a picture book explaining appropriate pet care techniques.
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 19 Downloads