New South Wales of Education and Communities
Recognising Unsafe Situations
As part of a unit on personal safety, class members are asked to assess the level of risk in a series of 20 situations and then share their ratings, and the reasons for these ratings, with others. The goal here is for young people to...
Rat Round Up
Young scholars build a device that captures and carries a pet rat safely back to its cage with out "harming" the rat or themselves. They build and experiment with wind-up or battery operated rat cat toys after predicting the outcome of...
Sports Safety Role Play
Students role-play sports situations and determine the actions needed to stay safe from injuries. They define the term sports safety, develop short skits about situations involving sports safety, and work together in cooperative groups.
Students create a one-minute advertisement for a piece of sports safety equipment. They define the terms ad, advertisement, and commercial and demonstrate creative-thinking and creative-writing skills.
HIV and AIDS: Rights & Responsibilities
Address myths and stereotypes surrounding HIV and AIDS in this lesson plan. Students discuss how the disease is transmitted, how to properly apply a condom, and how to handle real life situations. Note: A number of extension activities,...
Florida Department of Health
Nutrition: Developing Healthy Habits Unit
The focus of the fourth unit in the Youth Risk Behavior Survey Curriculum is on healthy eating and exercise. Class members examine healthy habits data from the YRBD Youth Online Tool, learn about the importance of a healthy diet and...
Bike Safety: Grades K-2
Two lessons encourage young scholars to take safety precautions while riding a bicycle. First, learners practice hand signals used to tell others on the road where they are going. Second, pupils decorate a helmet to make a safe fashion...
Food and Cooking Safety: Grades K-2
A cut and paste activity emphasizes the importance of safety precautions while cooking and baking. After reading several kid-friendly articles, class members cut 10 safety ingredients to paste on the pot's corresponding shape.
Bike Safety: Grades 3-5
Bicycle safety is the focus of two lessons. First, scholars read three articles and decide which five safety tips are most important. Second, class members practice hand signals used while riding a bicycle to stay safe.
Fire Safety: Grades 3-5
Three lessons stress the importance of fire safety. Lesson one presents several articles listing fire safety do's and don'ts; using their newly-found knowledge, learners rewrite a newspaper article about a fire incident so that...
Food and Cooking Safety: Grades 3-5
In lesson one, scholars read articles, brainstorm a list of tips, then vote on the most important ones. Using those tips, the class creates a mural detailing them with magazine cutouts. Lesson two challenges pupils to cook a dish at home...
Online Safety: Grades 3-5
In two lessons all about online safety, scholars assist Nina in making smart decisions. First, they finish a speech started by the computer to detail why Nina's internet activity isn't safe and what she should do instead. Second,...
Water Safety: Grades 3-5
Two lessons remind scholars of the importance of water safety. In the first lesson, pupils create posters highlighting three safety rules for a pool, beach, pond, or lake. The second lesson challenges partners to roleplay water safety...
Concussions: Grades 3-5
Two lessons focus on concussions. The first instructional activity uses cards and role-playing to detail signs of a concussion. Through readings, discussions, and worksheets, the second instructional activity looks closely at parts of...
Health Smart Virginia
Sophomores use a website evaluation tool to determine if their selected websites are valid and reliable. They read about and list three behaviors about taking and sending photos of minors that qualify as Class 1 misdemeanors in their...
Trauma-Informed SEL Toolkit
The Trauma-Informed SEL Toolkit is a presentation for educators who seek to create a reliable environment where scholars who have experienced adversities and trauma feel supported, safe, and ready to learn.
Sports Safety: Grades 6-8
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...
Concussions: Grades 9-12
Spread the word about concussions! After reading articles about concussions and sports safety, small groups create paper slide videos to educate their peers about concussions, their symptoms, long-term consequences, and how to protect...
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Enter the debate on vaccines. Small groups research topics related to vaccine safety in the last lesson in a unit of five. In the process of the research, team members learn how to determine the validity and credibility of a website. The...
Sports Safety: Grades 3-5
Two lessons examine the importance of safety while playing sports. After thoughtful discussion, partners complete a graphic organizer that details their favorite sport and safe ways to play it. Scholars examine winter sports and identify...
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Lesson 2: Using the Pandemic Vulnerability Index Model to Examine the Risk Factors Associated with COVID-19
A instructional activity asks young mathematicians to investigate the social determinants and the environmental factors that influence risk factors associated with the spread of COVID-19. Class members then brainstorm what they can do to...
Safe and Healthy Summer: Grades 3-5
Scholars become familiar with a tool designed to ensure a safe and healthy summer. Following the "5-2-1-Almost None" rule, pupils eat five or more servings of fruits and vegetables, keep screen-time under two hours, be physically active...
Bike Safety: Grades 9-12
Here's a sobering stat: more than 300,000 kids go to emergency rooms each year for bike injuries. Two activities help scholars learn how to avoid injuries and follow bike safety rules. Class members read three background articles related...
Water Safety: Grades 9-12
Make a big splash with a lesson about water safety. After reading three articles related to water safety, high schoolers first choose one water safety rule to research and write a report summarizing their findings. They then use an...