Injury Prevention Teacher Resources
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Sparky's Birthday Surprise
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 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
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
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.
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
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
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
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 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.
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
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 CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Warm Up Exercises
Find an extensive list of warm-up, cool-down, and strength-training exercises perfect for all ages. Each move includes written description as well as an image. Use these for your own reference or to give to students who are training on a sports team.
4th - 12th Physical Education
It's Your Life - Safe or Sorry/Safety Issues
Students examine and chart data about safety hazards and unsafe situations. In this safety hazard instructional activity, 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
Safety at Home
First graders identify safety hazards in the home and learn ways to prevent home accidents. In 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.