Transportation Safety Teacher Resources
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Promoting Safe Driving/Choices on Prom Night
Students explore ways to promote safe driving on prom night. For this driver education lesson, students interview people about driving on prom night. Students design a poster with their researched quotes and discuss the topic in the hallways as a promotion event for safe driving on prom night.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 3 Views 18 Downloads
Crash of Flight 111
Students identify the locations on a map of the airplane crashes discussed in this lesson. After watching a video, they discuss the importance of an investigation after a plane crash. They use the same information as the investigators and discover how they determined the cause of the crash.
5th - 12th Science 3 Views 19 Downloads
Targeting Young Speeders
Students research the police ticketing of teens in their city or county. They determine if the police are targeting teens and why. Students explore other ways the community tries to ensure safer teen drivers. They survey teens in school. Students write a news feature about the ways the community tries to ensure safer teen drivers.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Teen Drivers With Passengers
High schoolers research the current driving laws. They investigate what has happened in states that do have tougher laws to restrict passengers with teen drivers. Students discuss the pros and cons of making a change in their state.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Teen Drivers with Passengers
Students research the current driving laws, particularly as they apply to teens. Students interview state legislators perhaps to see if they think this is a good idea. Students write an in-depth article about teen driving and the effect of passengers on safety.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students explore the rules and regulations drivers must adhere to. As a class, they list safe driving procedures and identify the consequences of driving while impaired. Students write questions about safe driving practices. This lesson is intended for students acquiring English.
9th - 12th English Language Development 3 Views 11 Downloads
Confident Commute: Increasing Safety for Teen Drivers
Students brainstorm possible causes for motor vehicle accidents involving teen drivers. In this biology activity, students study national data regarding teen driving behaviors. They create awareness materials to help promote safe driving practices.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Should It Be Mandatory to Get a License To Be a Parent?
Learning how to engage in a respectful, academic discussion of controversial topics is an important skill all students should develop. This skill-building activity provides groups with a set-by-step procedure and sentence frames so that they can develop a discussion of whether or not it should be mandatory to get a license to be a parent.
7th - 10th Language Arts 16 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Chair Lift Challenge
What needs to be considered when designing an effective and safe chair lift? In an engaging and challenging inquiry experiment, young engineers work with teams to design and build a chair lift capable of carrying a tennis ball, a Ping-Pong ball, or a golf ball safely up a tiny mountain.
4th - 12th Science 13 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Breaking News English: Google's New Car
In this Google's new car activity, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Google's new car.
5th - 10th Language Arts 6 Views 6 Downloads
Chair Lift Challenge
During the Winter Olympics, this would be an engaging task to include in your STEM instructional activity. Design teams plan, construct, and test a miniature ski lift that can carry a pingpong ball up and down a rope line without falling out.
3rd - 12th Science 9 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
Students explore the implications of teen driving. In this personal health lesson, students research and discuss impaired driving, seat belt usage, speeding, and distracted driving. Students then create public awareness marketing campaigns that address the issues.
9th - 12th Health 7 Views 16 Downloads
4 Steps to Road Safety
Students identify the "4 Steps for Kids" and how they can stay safer. In this important rules lesson, students take measurements and refer to a chart to identify their Safety Seat Number. Students also discuss safety rules their families use for riding in a car.
K - 3rd Health 5 Views 24 Downloads
Young scholars explore the importance of wearing a seatbelt and the consequences of not. In this car safety lesson, students research seat belt safety and identify an audience to informa with their findings. Young scholars can create a bulletin board, write a children's book, or create a PowerPoint for the subject.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 3 Views 5 Downloads
Cell Phones and Driving
Young scholars identify and explore the dangers of cell phone use while driving. In this car safety lesson, students research using a cell phone while driving. Young scholars compile the information to create a presentation and write a reflection paper for what they learned.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 3 Views 6 Downloads
Air Resistance and Friction
Physics learners experiment with three laboratory activities to learn about air resistance and friction. First, they use a hair dryer to move different sized spheres to determine the relationship between cross-sectional area and air resistance.
9th - 12th Science 8 Views 22 Downloads