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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Personal Development (Safety and Injury Prevention)

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Demonstrate an ability to make informed choices about the prevention of injury with your class and others. Through class discussion, observational studies, simulation, and the creation of a handbook, high schoolers will understand the...
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NFPA

Sparky's Birthday Surprise

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Fire safety is a hot topic for kids! With this resource, little ones will read, color, draw, and play as they are learning about prevention and, as an added bonus, practice naming shapes, counting, and adding numbers! Reading, math, and...
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Nemours KidsHealth

Sports Safety: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Sports safety is the focus of two activities. Scholars read an article concerning sports safety then complete a handout that challenges them to list sports injuries and ways to prevent them. After reading the second set of articles, a...
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Florida Department of Health

Safe and Happy: Safety for All at School and Online Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bystander or upstander and advocate? Three lessons have high schoolers investigating data about bullying and school safety. Participants then learn how to take a stand against bullying and use what they have learned to create a PSA to...
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Health Education: An Integrated Approach; Unintentional Injuries

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders identify methods for preventing common injuries. In this injury prevention lesson, 3rd graders first study cartoons of injuries occurring, then write down their thoughts on these images. Next, the teacher shares many...
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Talking Safety

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Chances are, many of the teens in your class have jobs or want to have jobs in the near future. Educate them about the hazards and emergencies that could occur in various workplaces with a set of lessons published by the National...
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Safety in the Kitchen

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars apply established safety rules and guidelines to maintain a safe working environment. They survey safety hazards that may occur and take precautions in preventing injuries or accidents from happening by creating and...
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Emergency? Ask A Kid!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
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...
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National Science Foundation

Safety Gear—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Safety first! A science video explores the design of safety helmets. It considers both elastic and inelastic collisions.
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Dogfighting Lesson Two - Bite Prevention and Community

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students discover how to prevent dog bites by completing worksheets and watching a video.  In this animal safety lesson, students view a video called Dogs, Cats and Big Kids, taking notes throughout.  Students take a quiz and create a...
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BELT-ABOUTS Lesson 1

For Teachers K - 12th
Students explain how safety belts prevent injury. They identify three other safety features in a vehicle. Students discuss how fast 40 miles per hour is. They discuss how high a five story building is. Students discuss other types...
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Safety at Home

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify safety hazards in the home and learn ways to prevent home accidents. In this home safety lesson, 1st graders discuss ways to keep a home safe by brainstorming and then reading a story about home safety. They make...
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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Demonstrating Bicycle Helmet Effectiveness

For Teachers K - 12th
A well-fitting helmet can be the difference between an unfortunate bicycle accident and a tragic bicycle accident. Encourage your class to exercise bike safety with a set of lessons that demonstrate the importance of wearing a helmet,...
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California Department of Education

Safe at Work

For Teachers 8th Standards
From minimum wage to minimizing injuries, young workers need to know their rights! The sixth and final lesson in a series of college and career readiness activities gets eighth graders thinking about safety and labor laws. 
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Bicycle Safety

For Teachers 1st
First graders see how to operate and practice safe behavior on bicycles. They make a class chart that lists safe and unsafe behaviors when riding bicycles, then participate in a series of bike safety stations set up around the classroom.
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Pedestrian Safety

For Teachers K - 4th
Students review the concepts of pedestrian safety. Individually, they draw a picture of themselves doing an activity they enjoy noting the rules of safety. After sharing their picture, they discuss the benefits of being safe during...
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Kitchen Safety

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine rules and guidelines for Kitchen Safety by practicing them to prevent and maintain a safe working environment for themselves and others.
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Safety Safari

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss personal safety in and around the home. They explore their classroom, looking for animal signs with safety rules on them, thus completing a "Safety Safari." They discuss all of the rules they find and promise to...
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Risk Watch Reporters Use Electrical Safety Eyes: Prevention is the Key

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students review three true electrical stories, research true dangers involved in electrical discharges, identify and work to eliminate electrical hazards in their homes, and create electrical safety message to share with peers.
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How to Prevent Backover Deaths of Kids?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Pupils explore automobile safety. In this automobile safety instructional activity, students read the USA Today article titled "How to Prevent Backover Deaths of Kids?", respond to discussion questions regarding the article, and complete...
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Seat Belts and Bike Helmets

For Teachers K
Students answer questions on seat belts and bike helmets. In this seat belt and bike helmet lesson plan, students watch a demonstration with eggs and simulated seat belt and bike helmet about why some eggs broke and some stayed safe...
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Global Oneness Project

Protecting Wilderness

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Would you live in a tree for three years to protect a redwood forest? Viewers of Rainhouse Cinema's Among Giants documentary consider the actions of Earth First! environmental activists who moved into the treetops of a grove of giant...
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Personal Development (Safety and Injury Prevention)

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explain appropriate procedures for responding to personal, school, and community emergencies. They demonstrate basic first aid skills.
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Safety -- It's An Attitude: Promoting Farm and Ranch Safety

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the unsafe practices that farmers and ranchers sometimes participate in. They describe behaviors that promote safe behaviors. They also outline a "Safety Action Plan" for promoting safety in their community.

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