Injury Prevention and Safety Teacher Resources

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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.
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. They finally discuss potential hazards in each room they "visit".
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.
Young scholars 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.  Young scholars take a quiz and create a picture book explaining appropriate pet care techniques.
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.
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.
First graders demonstrate their understanding of summer safety by creating guidelines for Summer Safety posters.
High schoolers research possible symptoms and causes of sports injuries. They research websites to list injuries and causes on a worksheet as they complete the template. After conducting their research, they discuss how sports injuries can be prevented.
Students research sports injuries and how to deal with the injury. In this injury prevention lesson, the teacher introduces several exercise risk factors and prevention techniques, then students work in small groups to conduct research on a type of injury and create a five-minute skit to present to the class showing how to deal with the injury.
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.
In this safety activity, students use their workbook to answer short answer questions about different safety precautions. Students complete 7 questions total to get their merit badge.
In this fire safety worksheet, students fill out short answer questions using their workbook about fire safety in order to get a merit badge. Students complete 12 questions total.
Students study velocity and how to cross streets safely. They identify the ten most common causes of childhood trauma, watch movies on pedestrian safety and use the Internet to research the issue of pedestrian safety
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!
Students view a video clip about fire safety. They work together to research fire safety strategies in public and private buildings. They create a prototype of a building using safety measures.
Students research certain sports-related injuries and who may be at risk for these conditions. They synthesize their knowledge by collectively developing a comprehensive medical history form.
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.
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. In small groups, learners then prepare presentations about the relationship between sports and brain trauma. 
Students explain how helmets protect the head from injury. In this physics lesson, students design their own helmets after considering certain parameters. They present their design in class.
Here is a thorough lesson on safety in the chemistry lab. Chemists review a detailed list of safety rules, draw the layout of the laboratory area to include emergency equipment, identify hazard warnings, and consult the MSDS in order to address a hypothetical chemical accident. Instructor's notes and a student lab sheet are provided in this well-written and vital lesson plan.