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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Bone Structure: Hollow vs. Solid
What is meant by the phrase "form follows function?" Allow your budding biologists to discover first-hand through two activities. In the first, groups work together to discover whether a solid cylinder or an empty cylinder can support more weight, both directly and in relation to the weight of the cylinder.
3rd - 12th Science 26 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Home Front: How Did People Prepare for the War at Home?
Wars have a profound effect not only on a country's soldiers, but also on the everyday lives of its citizens. Invite your young historians to discover how Britain prepared for the Second World War by analyzing a series of government posters regarding rationing, evacuation, and anti-German propaganda.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Learners read "Shooting at School Leaves 2 Dead and 13 Hurt" in the New York Times online. They explore their own thoughts and emotions about school violence in the wake of the March 5, 2001 school shooting in Santee, California.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 61 Downloads
Magnifying and Observing Cells
Though it isn't a novel activity to prepare onion cell and Elodea plant cell slides as examples of cells in a microbiology unit, this resource will leave you thoroughly prepared. As pupils examine the slides that they prepare, they draw what they see.
5th - 8th Science 91 Views 77 Downloads
Safety And Health Programs
Students engage in a study of the proper components needed for the establishment of a health and safety program. They practice identifying various types of workplace hazards. Students are exposed to an informational lecture given by a guest speaker.
12th - Higher Ed Science 7 Views 19 Downloads
Don't be chicken to try a lesson that compares the anatomy of birds to humans. Read the background information so you don't have to wing it when it comes to the anatomy of a chicken. Prepare cooked chicken bones by soaking them in a bleach solution, then guide your young scientists through an exploration of bones and cartilage.
3rd - 12th Science 30 Views 30 Downloads
Tragedy on the Field
Learners explore sports-related health risks and develop school policies on these issues, rewriting current school policy to reflect their ideas. They then conduct field research to discover how these risks are addressed in various sports within their school's athletic department.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 55 Downloads
The Science of Sleep and Daily Rhythms: Sleeping in Space
Students write about strange places that they have slept. In this sleep science lesson 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. In this physical education activity, 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
Belt-Abouts (Lesson 3)
Students discuss the importance of wearing seat belts every time they are in a car. After identifying new vocabulary, they review some of the excuses others use not to wear their seat belts. They give a survey to their family members to determine the rate in which they wear their belts.
1st - 3rd Health 7 Views 19 Downloads
Live By the Gun, Die By the Gun
Students view a PBS "In the Mix" video about handgun violence and gun safety laws. They participate in a discussion about the video, speculate about the causes of gun violence and its prevalence in the U.S. and identify current gun laws.
6th - 12th Health 10 Views 38 Downloads
Health, Decision Making, Research, Media Literacy
Students explore the problem of bullying. They observe an anti-bullying commercial and discuss how a victim may feel. After a class discussion, students identify tools a victim may use to get away from a bully and obtain assistance. They practice a rap song about bullying and helping others.
5th - 11th Social Studies & History 10 Views 35 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 43 Views 34 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