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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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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Appalachia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the benefits of dance and participate in dances. In this dance lesson, students investigate a number of dances such as square dancing and clogging that are native to Appalachia. They use math concepts to determine...
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Renewable Energy

For Teachers 4th - 10th Standards
Bring some energy to your physical science curriculum with this engaging Bill Nye the Science Guy lesson. Based on his Renewable Energy video, students explore the concepts of potential and kinetic energy and learn how they are applied...
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The Rear End Collision

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Did you know one in every four car crashes are rear end collisions? The lesson explains what happens to your neck when you are involved in a rear end collision. Scholars experiment and apply Newton's Second Law of Motion. 
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Animal Testing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Animal testing: cruel and inhumane, or innovative and life-saving? Scholars explore the topic and form their own opinions with help from the highly informative website. Pupils read a comprehensive overview of the topic, including...
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Throwing- Beginners

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Teach your young players the basic fundamentals of throwing overhand. Fundamental skills like these can be applied to throwing a baseball, softball, or football Show them proper foot position, weight distribution, and arm position....
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Appalachia: Presidential Physical Fitness Test

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers participate in the Presidential Physical Fitness Test. In this personal fitness lesson, students warm up and complete the required push-ups, sit-ups, running, and stretching exercises.
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Discovering Enzymes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Junior biologists examine enzyme activity through two lab activities. In the first, they add hydrogen peroxide to a piece of potato, and in the second, they attempt to change the rate of the reaction. They also mix potato juice with...
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Crystal Growing

For Teachers 1st - 9th
Students grow crystals and document their observations by recording timeing and growth. Additional characteristics of crystals are observed under a black light, by growing under different conditions and mineral content is determined.
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Jumping for Beginners

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
What are some of the many different ways a can person jump? People can jump from a standing position, they can jump from a running start, they can hop, skip, and leap. Take a look at the teaching cues and activities that explain to your...
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Throwing- Advanced

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Show you young players how to get their momentum going to be able to throw a ball for distance. Think about delivery and angle of release of the ball. Build upon the two previous throwing lessons and teach your young players a little...
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Discovering Enzymes

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explore the function of enzymes through a series of lab investigations. Learners use household enzymes such as hydrogen peroxide to model the role of enzymes. The enzymes break down proteins with and without a catalyst.
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Academic Challenge

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners determine what hand tools are used by master craftsmen. In this carpentry lesson, students collaborate to create presentation for the class. They assess their individual contribution to the group.
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Diversity

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students access prior knowledge of the five senses and relate to students with disabilities. In this people with disabilities lesson plan, students research and use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast famous people and their...
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Tic-Tac-Toe

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Pupils review various concepts of health curriculum, including what to do in emergency situations, first aid, weather watches/warnings, etc. by playing a live action tic-tac-toe game.
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Jumping - Intermediate

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
The standing long jump requires some good arm and leg movement to generate power to get the greatest height and distance. Take a look at these teaching cues to help teach your jumpers what to do with their arms and their legs for optimum...
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Sprinting - Intermediate

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
This intermediate sprinting lesson focuses on how the form of the arms and hands help generate velocity. Elbows around 90 degrees, hands open or cupped, but relaxed. The arms should swing up and down, not across, with the hands going...
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Throwing- Intermediate

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
An intermediate throwing lesson for elementary-aged learners that focuses on the approach to throwing a ball. The approach is important in that it gets the body ready to generate more power to throw a ball faster and farther. The...
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Jumping - Advanced

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Here is a standing long jump lesson that focuses on the landing. All long jump events are measure from a fixed take-off point to the closest landing spot. Teach your jumpers to land softly and fall forward. Use the teaching cues and the...
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Family Disaster Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners list and locate items to include in a Family Disaster Supplies Kit. Students explain their reasons for including each item in their kit. Learners create a shopping list for their kit. Students calculate the cost of supplies for...
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Fiber Optics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the uses of optical fibers, are exposed to the principles of refraction and total internal reflection, solve problems relating to the design of fiber optic cables, and compare them to copper transmission lines.
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Teens Buckle Each Other Up

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore teen driving habits. In this health journalism lesson, students read the USA Today article titled "Teens Buckle Each Other Up", respond to discussion questions regarding the article, and complete an activity based...
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ESOL Transportation and Travel

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students identify safe driving practices and discuss new vocabulary to go along with it. They compare and contrast safe driving practices in the U.S. and the students' native countries.