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343 reviewed resources for emergency preparedness

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Youth Emergency Preparedness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in...
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Youth Emergency Preparedness

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What is an emergency, why is preparing for one important, and how can your pupils help others prepare for an emergency? Answer these questions and more with a short unit. Learners will participate in a variety of collaborative,...
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Youth Emergency Preparedness

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
In case of an emergency, try out this short unit! Prepare your youngsters for disasters with a set of activities that will teach them what emergencies are, how to prepare for them, and what to do when they experience them. This intricate...
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Family Emergency Preparedness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students watch a video prior to developing a family emergency preparedness plan and kit. They decide with their families what local media sources they would use to get information during an emergency situation.
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Planning For Emergencies

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Being prepared for any type of situation is key to being ahead of the game. Class members create a plan for their families in case of any unexpected emergencies. With checklists, guidelines, and posters, learners become aware, and make...
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Youth Emergency Preparedness

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Go beyond the typical earthquake drill and prepare your learners to become proactive responders in the event of an emergency. From blackouts and droughts to thunderstorms and extreme cold, your class members will discover how disasters...
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I Will Survive: Emergency Survival Skills

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore different survival strategies when faced with emergency situations. In this emergency preparedness instructional activity, students develop a survival plan given a hypothetical scenario. They share their ideas with the...
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Emergency Preparedness Kit

For Students 6th - 8th
Minutes and even seconds can make a difference for someone who is hurt and in pain. Learners create an emergency kit, justifying what items they included and why they are important. 
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Boy Scout Merit Badge: Emergency Preparedness

For Students 8th
In this boy scout merit badge:  emergency preparedness learning exercise, 8th graders research the topic using websites listed, answer 9 detailed questions about emergency situations of any kind, safety and first aid, troop mobilization,...
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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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Dealing with Chemical Emergencies

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine how all levels of government react to chemical emergencies. They identify activities which could lead to an emergency. They discuss how they respond to contaminants released into the air.
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Emergency Preparedness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers take a closer look at emergency preparedness plans. In this writing skills lesson plan, students evaluate the severe weather, natural disaster, and threat plans in place at their school and then write their own improved...
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Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Lightning. . . Nature's Most Violent Storms

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Thunderstorms, tornadoes, floods, and hail are just a few of the topics covered in a thorough weather preparedness guide. With descriptions of each weather phenomenon, from what causes them to how and when they occur to levels of...
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In Case of Emergency

For Teachers 4th - 7th
A natural disaster could strike at any time: do your learners know the school and community emergency plans? Start the school year by honing research and speaking skills in a practical way with this preparedness lesson plan. Youngsters...
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Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine methods needed to survive in case of an emergency. They prepare meals that require no cooking, examine what is necessary for an evacuation bag, identify shut-off valves for utilities, and develop emergency contact...
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Reading Comprehension 3

For Students 10th - 11th
Prepare your classes for the impending state testing! Give each student the reading passage and questions, and then set the timer. Encourage them to use specific reading strategies to improve comprehension. They could start by reading...
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Be Prepared for an Earthquake

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Earthquakes can be frightening and dangerous, but being prepared can make a world of difference. Perform an earthquake simulation during which the class practices how to drop, cover, and hold on as you read a script describing what might...
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Be Ready, Be Safe

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars complete a variety of activities as they explore the Canadian Red Cross emergency preparedness program for youth, ages 12-13.
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Important Financial Documents

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Emergencies usually come by surprise — preparation is key. Help to reduce anxiety of the unknown by having a financial plan in place for when they arise. Important documents are gathered and action plans are documented.
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Prepare for the Storm!

For Students K - 3rd
Severe weather can occur with or without warning. Being prepared for any situation makes chances of survival that much greater. A brief activity suggests a list of items for an emergency book bag. The first page provides 12 suggested...
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First Aid Kit

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Here is the perfect resource to support learners in designing comprehensive first aid kits tailored to their unique location, budget, and needs. This is an excellent supplement to your instruction on emergency preparedness!
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Genetic Testing: Modern-Day Eugenics?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students trace the history of the development of Eugenics. In this social studies lesson, students read and analyze a real life case. They write a paper about what they read.
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What is a Tornado? How are Tornadoes Created? How are Tornadoes Measured?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Explore the concept of tornadoes with your class. They will research what to do during tornadoes and how to measure tornadoes. Multiple resources are included.
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Earthquake Preparedness

For Teachers 6th
Forty-five states and territories in the USA are at moderate to very high risk of earthquakes. The discussion-based lesson covers what to do before, during, and after an earthquake. The 14th lesson in the series includes how to prepare a...

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