Injury Prevention and Safety Teacher Resources
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Preventing Household Hazards
High schoolers identify how household materials can be hazardous to themselves and family members. Precautions for preventing and/or minimizing various hazards are discussed as a class. Working in pairs, students create a directory of emergency telephone numbers.
9th - 12th English Language Development 3 Views 4 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 19 Views 12 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 34 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Healthy Field Day
Hosting a Healthy Field Day will take a lot of planning and organization, but with a lot of parent participation it can come together very well. The resource describes seven stations of the ten that were presented. Each of these has a related activity, and address healthy living and taking care of one's body.
K - 5th Health 6 Views 15 Downloads
Microbes Are Everywhere
In a nutshell, your class will culture bacteria from their choice of surfaces. You will need to prepare or purchase agar plates. If you are new to this classic biology activity, this resource carefully walks you through the process of preparing the plates and the implementation of the lesson.
5th - 8th Science 7 Views 7 Downloads
Students 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 12 Views 53 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 3 Views 16 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 5 Views 35 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 6 Views 33 Downloads
Tragedy on the Field
Students 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 11 Views 51 Downloads
Urban Pesticide Reduction Program
A presentation on the prevalence and dangers of common urban pesticides. Adult learners are coached on how to properly read a pesticide label, and what ingredients they should look for. There is also a section of slides covering the safety equipment that should be utilized when applying pesticides to lawns, flowers, shrubs, and vegetables.
Higher Ed Science 3 Views 5 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 5 Views 15 Downloads
Cooperation, Trust and Interdependence
Students experience what it is like to depend on a group for their safety and to accomplish a goal. They increase their need for interdependence and cooperation in building relationships. Students need to explore the effective communication in problem solving situations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 27 Downloads
Whitewater Boy Scout Merit Badge Workbook
This Boy Scouts of America workbook provides 11 pages of short answer questions about whitewater safety, safety equipment, and boating rules. It includes questions about potential injuries and their treatment.
7th - 12th Physical Education 3 Views 26 Downloads
UV: Use Caution
Students investigate the concept of skin cancer and its relation to using tanning beds that expose people to artificial ultraviolet rays. They research the effects and look for ways to prevent the onset of skin cancer from the information obtained.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 26 Downloads
Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
Students gain a greater comprehension of the anatomy and physiology of the muscular system, the skeletal system and connective tissue by researching joints in the body. They also reflect on the effects of injuries on their joints and learn about new treatment methods.
6th - 12th Health 53 Views 401 Downloads