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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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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Energy Sources

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Take the concept of burning calories to a more literal level in the second of seven lessons about energy in the realm of food and fitness. Using simple materials, groups will burn breakfast cereal and a pecan to see which one gives off...
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Dear Pen Pal, Be Sun Safe

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students write a letter to an imaginary pen pal. In this sun safety and protection lesson, students discuss why it's important to protect themselves from the sun and the most effective sun safety items.  Students pretend they have an...
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Electricity Safety

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore electricity safety. In this science lesson, 3rd graders read a story about an electrical outage. Students discuss if various situations shown are safe or unsafe.
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The 3 Bees

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars review what the three bees are: respect, responsibility and safety. Individually, they use the internet to complete a webquest to examine how to be respectful to others and be responsible for their actions. To end the...
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Life (and Fewer Deaths) After Seat Belts

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Seat belts reduce serious crash-related injuries and deaths by about half. Scholars continue crashing their cart with a crash test dummy into a wall, but this time, they experiment with different types of seat belts to reduce injuries....
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What Happens When You Get Heat Stroke? sun stroke, homeostasis, body temperature

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Exertional heat stroke is one of the three leading causes of death in sports, but with the help of this video young athletes will be able to avoid this life-threatening condition. Offering clear explanations of how the body dissipates...
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Web-Linked Activities Activity: Make a Poster

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders receive activity sheets and visit a linked web site. They follow directions to navigate to the correct area. Students answer questions about fire safety, and check their answers on the site. Students create a fire safety...
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Fun in the Sun: Skin Cancer in the United States

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore skin cancer rates within the United States. In this social studies lesson, students create a choropleth map of the United States that shows melanoma rates by state. Students write a public service announcement about sun...
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It's Good To Be Prepared For An Earthquake

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discuss safety procedures of how to be prepared in an earthquake, discuss plate boundaries, and complete a worksheet. In this earthquake lesson plan, students also make an emergency kit.
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Layout of preschool

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine instruction on the basics of layout of a preschool. They identify appropriate environmental space arrangement and arrange a preschool with centers, easy traffic flow and a workable environment. They study guidelines...
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Preventing Household Hazards

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify how household materials can be hazardous to themselves and family members. Precautions for preventing and/or minimizing various hazards are discussed as a class. Working in pairs, students create a directory of...
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Children of Alcoholics Group

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders identify characteristics of alcoholism, resources available to them and their family within the community and school, and look at strategies to help them increase safety and anger management strategies too.
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Belt-Abouts (Lesson 3)

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
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...
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Safety in Science

For Teachers 2nd
Engage the class in using the scientific method. They'll be writing hypotheses, conducting experiments, making observations, recording data, and coming to conclusions as they explore the science used by the Environmental Protection Agency. 
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I Am Here to Help

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students study first aid procedures using websites. They research first aid procedures and create an illustrated booklet to instruct others.
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Growing in Communities, Kids on the Grow

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students participate in an after school program that promotes concern for others, recognizing differences, accepting differences, leadership roles, mentoring, self-responsibility and personal safety. They explore the diversity of their...
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Outdoor Survival

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Which of the following can you survive without for the longest time: water, food, or a positive mental attitude? The answer may surprise you. Guide learners of all ages through games, activities, and discussions about surviving in the...
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Pesticide Wise

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
More than one billion pounds of pesticide are applied in the United States every year—that's a lot of chemicals! The class discusses labels and what information they tell us. Then, in groups or independently, learners analyze pesticide...
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Stability Control Device on Vehicles by 2012

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils read an article about the federal regulation of vehicle safety. In this consumer safety lesson, students evaluate the article by discussing questions about safety. Pupils identify a problem related to vehicle safety and develop a...
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Safe and Sanitary Work Habits - Level 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students brainstorm hazards in the kitchen, and categorize them. They develop a checklist that could be used by an inspector to evaluate a home economics foods laboratory. They create a recipe while using proper lab and safety procedures.
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Surviving Extremes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the potential health dangers of mountain climbing in high altitudes and deep-sea diving. They write a health and safety column for a fictional magazine about extreme outdoor sports that explains the risks involved in...
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Warm Ups & Cool Downs for Children

For Teachers K - 5th
What makes an effective warm-up and cool-down activity? as well as tips for leading stretches. Find detailed activity plans, as well as tips for leading stretches, for elementary school, tag-based games (including one game called "Toilet...
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Using Words to Work Things Out

For Teachers K
Students listen as teacher reads Words Are Not For Hurting, and answer questions about the content. Students discuss how to prevent arguments and work disagreements out with words. Students watch a puppet show that promotes discussion as...

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