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Students explore poison prevention. In this poison prevention lesson, students define poisons, and discover what poisons are and how they can harm people. Students hear different examples of posioning and view examples. Students do worksheets and take letters home to their parents about poisons.
In this boy scout merit badge: emergency preparedness instructional activity, 8th graders research the topic using websites listed, answer 9 detailed questions about emergency situations of any kind, safety and first aid, troop mobilization, emergency kit, checklist and plan, then perform specific activities.
Now here is a really helpful lesson that incorporates plant parts and the all-so-important identification of poison ivy. First graders examine all the parts common to plants; stems, roots, leaves, and flowers. They then turn their attention to one plant with a poisonous touch. They read a very cute story about a pig who outsmarted a wolf using poison ivy, look at several pictures of the ivy in various environments, and then discuss why poison ivy makes you itch. The lesson culminates with a summative assessment where the class draws, writes, and labels mini-posters warning others about the poisonous plant.
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.
Students participate in a survival lesson that teaches four steps to take in the event of dealing with an emergency. The skill of improvising is practiced and its importance is stressed as being resourceful. Students also cover the precautions that are necessary for hiking in the wilderness.
Students examine the problem of children being poisoned by lead in the United States. After discussing the uses of lead, they brainstorm a list of ways they can be poisoned by the substance. In groups, they discover how they can stay healthy if they have lead in their house and test for the chemical in experiments.
Help, there's an emergency! Adult English language learners need to know how to express concern and call for help in an emergency. Provide them with this comprehensive list of vocabulary and lead them through the exercises given. Consider providing model sentences and having learners recite them together to improve fluency and intonation.
Young scholars identify the sources of lead in their local community and how to prevent further contamination. As a class, they watch a video about the effects of lead on the body and use the internet to discover any new technology that can cause lead poisoning. To end the lesson, they participate in a field trip and discussion on how they can prevent lead from contaminating their area.
Students discover general rules and procedures for giving first aid. In this first aid lesson plan, students identify three cases in which first aid must be given immediately, illustrate ways to stop bleeding, and demonstrate the proper method of giving artificial respiration.