Hypothermia Teacher Resources

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Hypothermia on the High Seas

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students identify and present the effects on humans when the body temperature falls, demonstrate and explain how the body loses heat, and understand hypothermia and cold water survival techniques.
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Hypothermia: Temperature Changes Under Varying Conditions

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students conduct an experiment to determine what type of clothing would be most suitable for outdoor activities. They determine the temperature changes of the skin under various wet clothing materials and graph the temperature changes. ...
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What is Wind Chill?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students calculate wind chill using a mathematical formula. In this earth science lesson, students compare the wind chill in Antarctica to that of their local area. They explain how this can lead to hypothermia.
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 10 - Cold Water/Weather

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 10 is part of a twenty-two lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. It focuses on how to handle cold water and cold weather when water skiing, as well as what to do if hypothermia or frostbite occur. Click on the resource link...
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Preventing Hypothermia

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify the causes of hypothermia. In this biology lesson, students investigate the different types of heat transfer and heat loss. They discuss several practical measures to avoid hypothermia.
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Hypothermia

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this hypothermia learning exercise, students test room temperature water against outside wind and see what happens to a thermometer's temperature. Students follow 9 directions and answer 9 questions.
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Outdoor Survival

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars are introduced to basic outdoor survival concepts. They identify the seven basic needs for survival. Students describe the symptoms and treatment for frostbite and hypothermia. They compare and contrast the value of...
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Outdoor Survival

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students identify the seven basic needs for survival. They describe the symptoms and treatment for frostbite and hypothermia. Students compare and contrast the value of different materials in a survival situation. They use their...
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Heritage: What does a Pioneer Need to Know to Survive?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students identify health problems of the Mormon trek and recognize ways they could have been avoided. They examine cholera, dysentary, hypothermia, Rocky Mountain Fever, malnutrition, and even fatigue as health dangers.
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Nutrition

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
In this nutrition worksheet, students describe what nutrient is and how the energy it has is measured. Then they explain what is meant by interconversion of molecules. Students also list the common vitamins and mineral required by the...
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Survival: The Human Body in Extreme Environments

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a list of signs the human body gives during threatening weather conditions. They investigate the causes and conditions of dehydration, overheating, and hypothermia.
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Northern Exposure

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students research the causes of hypothermia. They identify the causes of hypothermia. They make a poster to inform others of the symptoms of hypothermia.
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Winter Survival/Hike

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Hibernation isn't just about staying fed, it's about staying warm. Young environmentalists explore the importance of staying warm in the wilderness with a short lesson about surviving in the wild. Using gelatin to represent warm-blooded...
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There's No Such Thing As Cold

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is cold real, or just a feeling? Assist your class in discovering the truth behind the body's assumption of cold as they learn the difference between heat and temperature and why wind causes a person to feel colder. They conclude with a...
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Chemical Energy

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Provide the class with a quick lesson on chemical energy as they are assisted in creating hot and cold packs to demonstrate energy transfer between objects. They observe the energy change in matter as it transforms and distinguish...
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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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Preparing for the Weather

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discuss hypothermia and recognize how insulation helps keep people warm. In this science lesson, students get into four groups and go to each activity. Students simulate what it is like to stay warm using shortening and ziploc...
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What Is the "Greenhouse Effect"?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Enough talk about the Greenhouse Effect—let's actually look at it! Junior climatologists engage in a simple thermodynamics experiment on a cold winter's day to examine global warming. The activity simulates rising carbon dioxide levels...
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Why Does it Get Colder on a Clear Night than a Cloudy Night?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Clouds are nature's insulator! A lab investigation asks learners to use an infrared thermometer to measure differences in infrared temperatures. They find that pointing the thermometer at a cloud has a much different result than pointing...
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Island Survival

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students participate in a simulation of life on a deserted island. They apply their critical thinking skills and knowledge of oceans and islands to "survive" and ultimately return to safety. Lesson contains adaptations for all levels.
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The Language of Science

For Students 7th - 9th
In this language of science learning exercise, students use the list provided to guess the meaning of each of the list. Students apply root words, prefixes, and suffixes to gain meaning of other science words.
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Cell Structures, Functions, and Processes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore osmosis using eggs. In this Biology lesson plan, students dissolve the egg shell off an egg and then use the egg membrane to show osmosis. The egg will swell or shrink depending on the type of solution it is placed in....
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Homeostasis of Thermoregulation

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Whether you're battling the flu or trying to warm up on a chilly day, your body's ability to react to temperature change is fascinating! Anatomy scholars discover the fantastic feedback loops that control body temperature in a rigorous...
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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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