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. In 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.
Steer Clear of Trouble
Inform teenagers about safe driving techniques. Young journalists use the Internet to investigate safe driving practices and technologies then publish a manual for the teen drivers in their life.
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.
ESOL Transportation and Travel
Pupils identify safe driving practices and discuss new vocabulary to go along with it. They compare and contrast safe driving practices in the U.S. and the students' native countries.
Young scholars explore the implications of teen driving. In this personal health lesson, students research and discuss impaired driving, seat belt usage, speeding, and distracted driving. Young scholars then create public awareness marketing campaigns that address the issues.
Students explore safety issues and challenges related to various modes of transportation through readings and discussion. They create blueprints for technological methods to make those modes of transportation safer.
Crash of Flight 111
Students identify the locations on a map of the airplane crashes discussed in this instructional activity. 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. To end the instructional activity, they compare their findings with other groups.
Phases of the Moon
In this phases of the moon worksheet, students draw the phases of the moon and label the phases with words from a word bank. Students complete 8 phases.
Students identify the different types of car seats. In this adult health lesson plan, students describe the proper way of restraining a child in the car. They solve real life scenarios given in class.
Students practice safe driving on a scooter, following the "rules of the road", to develop fitness.
Targeting Young Speeders
High schoolers 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. High schoolers write a news feature about the ways the community tries to ensure safer teen drivers.
Student Safety: A Creation of a Safety Web Page Designed By and For Students
Middle schoolers research the Internet to gain information on a given topic. In this research lesson students obtain information on the Internet and put the information they found into a Word document.
For this poem worksheet, students create an acrostic poem using the word butterfly. Students complete 9 lines in the poem on this worksheet.
Teen Drivers With Passengers
Students 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.
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. Students write an editorial to go along with your in-depth article.
Students research safe driving habits. They complete a team project about safety hazards and learn strategies to avoid hazard or injury while driving. They practice making appropriate decisions while driving.
Safe Driving Academy
Students explore net force. In this force and motion instructional activity, students use toy cars to investigate forces, vectors, and acceleration.
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. Once complete, teams share their designs with each other and reflect upon their own designs, thinking about what worked well and what could be improved.
If You Force It, It Will Move
Ninth graders examine science concepts and principles that predict physical events. In this science lesson plan students investigate Newton's Law of Motion and predict motions of common objects.
Do You Know the Way to San Jose?
Student locate San Jose, Costa Rica on the map and discuss ways to get there. In this transportation instructional activity, students work in groups to research travel times and modes of transportation. Students complete a worksheet with inserted picture. Students understand the problems of traveling by different modes of transportation.