Injury Prevention and Safety Teacher Resources
Safety first! Emphasize the importance of injury prevention and establishing safe conditions and environments with our collection of safety resources.
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Game, Set, Match
Young scholars discuss the equipment necessary for the development and protection of athletes, then create educational brochures about how to prevent sports injuries and choose one sports injury and create diagrams of its effect on the human body.
6th - 12th Science 23 Views 66 Downloads
The Science of Sleep and Daily Rhythms: Sleeping in Space
Students write about strange places that they have slept. In this sleep science instructional activity students read about astronauts sleeping experience in space. They reflect on unusual places that they have slept and write about it.
1st - 6th Language Arts 10 Views 18 Downloads
Boy Scout Merit Badge: Swimming
This merit badge workbook for swimming provides a checklist of achievements necessary to secure this Boy Scout badge. It includes 10 potential health concerns related to swimming and asks about their prevention and treatment. This is a thorough evaluation of swimming-related knowledge.
8th - 12th Physical Education 8 Views 10 Downloads
Natural Disaster Preparedness
Youngsters identify disaster preparedness procedures and create a family disaster plan. They will research disasters, study what to do and make a plan. Then have a class discussion about their findings. Be sure to look into your local disaster agencies for resources for this plan.
6th - 8th Health 11 Views 20 Downloads
Appalachia: Physical Fitness
Students plan a family fitness outing. For this physical education lesson, students will research possible physical activities which might be completed by a family during a daily-long outing in the Appalachian area. Students will calculate related costs for the trip and track these in an Excel spreadsheet.
6th - 8th Physical Education 3 Views 8 Downloads
Examining the Heart
Break hearts with this lesson; chicken or sheep hearts, that is! Your class examines the external and internal structure of the heart with a dissection activity. Extremely detailed notes are provided for you to safely guide learners through the exploration.
5th - 8th Science 25 Views 17 Downloads
Lub-dub, lub-dub. Why does the heart beat? Why does blood circulate throughout the body? Life scientists find out how important circulation is for dissolving and dispersing materials by timing how long it takes for food coloring spread through a dish of water unaided.
5th - 8th Science 41 Views 31 Downloads
In class, your emerging environmentalists construct dust catchers. They take them home for a week or two, and then bring them back into class to examine under a magnifier. From this activity, they learn what makes up dust and that apparently clear air may contain various particles.
K - 6th Science 8 Views 7 Downloads
Heart and Lungs
With a partner, youngsters measure their pulse and breathing rates, both at rest and after running in place for a minute. While this activity is not novel, the lesson plan includes a large-scale classroom graphing activity and other resources that bring in an interdisciplinary aspect.
K - 6th Science 25 Views 25 Downloads
What better way to study the structures of organisms than by creating a new being? After considering different types of skeletal supports (exoskeleton and endoskeleton), budding biogeneticists work together to create their own animals - first on paper, then using basic materials.
3rd - 12th Science 44 Views 35 Downloads
Body Mass Index (BMI)
How do you calculate your Body Mass Index, and why is this information a valuable indicator of health? Your class members will discover not only what BMI is and practice calculating it using the height and weight of six fictitious individuals, but in the process they will also learn valuable skills of interpreting information, analyzing data, and drawing conclusions based on evidence.
3rd - 8th Science 77 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Take a deep breath and have your class construct working models of a lung! Using 500ml plastic bottles as the chest cavity, and balloons for the lung and the diaphragm, learners work in groups to make a model. The models help them to visualize how the diaphragm works to drop the pressure in the chest cavity, allowing for air to rush into the lung.
2nd - 5th Science 6 Views 6 Downloads
As a demonstration or as a hands-on activity, your class watches as the combination of vinegar and baking soda produce carbon dioxide gas. The intent of the lesson is to help youngsters understand that gases occupy space. It is included as part of a unit on air, but can stand alone as an introduction to gases while teaching a unit on matter.
K - 4th Science 22 Views 21 Downloads
Doing Science Safely
Students are introduced to how to practice science experiments safely outside of school. In groups, they create a poster showing the safety guidelines and responses to specific situations should they occur. They also practice using different scientific tools properly.
9th - 12th Science 15 Views 53 Downloads
Fun in the Sun: Skin Cancer in the United States
Students explore skin cancer rates within the United States. In this social studies lesson, students create a choropleth map of the United States that shows melanoma rates by state. Students write a public service announcement about sun safety.
4th - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 22 Downloads
Dear Pen Pal, Be Sun Safe
Students write a letter to an imaginary pen pal. In this sun safety and protection lesson, students discuss why it's important to protect themselves from the sun and the most effective sun safety items. Students pretend they have an imaginary pen pal who lives outside whom they write a letter to about sun safety.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 8 Views 20 Downloads
Diplomacy, Humor Take New NHTSA Chief Far
Students explore traffic safety. In this National Highway Traffic Safety Administration lesson, students read the USA Today article titled "Diplomacy, Humor Take New NHTSA Chief Far," respond to discussion questions regarding the article, and complete an activity based on the content of the article.
7th - 12th Health 5 Views 3 Downloads
Reading Comprehension 2: Level 12
Ever heard of CTE? A passage about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) provides the text for a reading comprehension check. The subject matter is sure to engage your readers and the questions, based on the passage, assess whether high schoolers can draw inferences, summarize the main idea, recognize tone, and other important comprehension strategies.
9th - 12th Language Arts 31 Views 120 Downloads