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 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
High schoolers 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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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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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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Dear Pen Pal, Be Sun Safe

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars 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.  Young scholars pretend they...
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Electricity Safety

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

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore Earth science by investigating natural disasters. In this earthquakes lesson, students discuss the impact of tectonic shifts in our planet and the eventual outcome of earthquakes. Students view a video on-line which...
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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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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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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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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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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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Bacteria Take Over and Down

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Bacteria outnumber all other forms of life on Earth. Scholars observe the growth of bacteria in petri dishes to understand their role in maintaining good health. Then, they observe the growth of bacteria after they introduce...
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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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Dear Pen Pal, Be Sun Safe

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students write a persuasive letter encouraging a friend to be sun safe. They identify safety precautions that can prevent injury from UV rays. Students circle the most effective sun safety items from the list on the board. They discuss...
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Stability Control Device on Vehicles by 2012

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read an article about the federal regulation of vehicle safety. In this consumer safety lesson, students evaluate the article by discussing questions about safety. Young scholars identify a problem related to vehicle...
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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...