Transportation Safety Teacher Resources

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Promoting Safe Driving/Choices on Prom Night

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore ways to promote safe driving on prom night. In this driver education lesson, students interview people about driving on prom night. Students design a poster with their researched quotes and discuss the topic in the...
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Steer Clear of Trouble

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Inform teenagers about safe driving techniques. Young journalists use the Internet to investigate safe driving practices and technologies then publish a manual for the teen drivers in their life.
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World's First Car!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When scientists first wanted to study car safety, they didn't use crash test dummies—they were the testers! A short video traces the history of car safety innovations in engines, frames, brakes, and more.
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Safe Driving Solutions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students act as commissioners researching needed safety standards for vehicles and highways. They then draft recommendations to be included in a new highway safety bill. They cite reasons a particular measure would reduce fatal highway...
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Confident Commute: Increasing Safety for Teen Drivers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students brainstorm possible causes for motor vehicle accidents involving teen drivers. In this biology lesson, students study national data regarding teen driving behaviors. They create awareness materials to help promote safe driving...
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Cell Phones and Driving

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students identify and explore the dangers of cell phone use while driving. In this car safety lesson, students research using a cell phone while driving. Students compile the information to create a presentation and write a reflection...
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Safe Driving

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the implications of teen driving. In this personal health lesson, students research and discuss impaired driving, seat belt usage, speeding, and distracted driving. Students then create public awareness marketing...
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Buckle Up

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore the importance of wearing a seatbelt and the consequences of not. In this car safety lesson, students research seat belt safety and identify an audience to informa with their findings. Students can create a bulletin...
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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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Car and Bus Safety

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Nearly every child will ride in a car or take a bus during their elementary career, that's why it is so important to teach them safety skills. First, little ones discuss why safety rules are important. Then, they go over rules that will...
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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.
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Driving Precaustions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the rules and regulations drivers must adhere to. As a class, they list safe driving procedures and identify the consequences of driving while impaired. Students write questions about safe driving practices. This...
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Scooterville

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students practice safe driving on a scooter, following the "rules of the road", to develop fitness.
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Street Safety

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Learners explore fire safety rules through a variety of teacher-led activities. In this safety lesson, students choose appropriate felt board pieces as they listen to My Car by Byron Barton. Seat belt and car seat safety, as well as...
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Safe Driving Academy

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore net force. In this force and motion lesson, students use toy cars to investigate forces, vectors, and acceleration.
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4 Steps to Road Safety

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students identify the "4 Steps for Kids" and how they can stay safer. In this important rules lesson, students take measurements and refer to a chart to identify their Safety Seat Number.  Students also discuss safety rules their...
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Frontal Impact Safety Challenge

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students create a vehicle that can withstand frontal impact. In this vehicle building lesson, students design a vehicle from paper, card stock, a rubber band, and a dowel rod. This vehicle must protect a raw egg when it is smashed from...
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It is a Crash Test, Dummy

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research air bags on the Internet and use the information to design their own version of an air bag. After exploring the benefits and dangers of air bags students perform a chemistry lab in which they mix baking soda and vinegar...
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Safety Belts and the Media

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discuss the importance of using their seat belts in cars. After viewing different public service announcements, they identify ones which made an impact on them. In groups, they draw their own announcement to educate others about...
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What You Need to Know about Marijuana Use and Driving

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Research indicates that marijuana can negatively affect coordination and judgment, making it dangerous to drive while under the influence. But does it increase the risk of car crashes? An informative fact sheet describes the ways...
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Should It Be Mandatory to Get a License To Be a Parent?

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Learning how to engage in a respectful, academic discussion of controversial topics is an important skill all students should develop. This skill-building activity provides groups with a set-by-step procedure and sentence frames so that...
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Chair Lift Challenge

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
What needs to be considered when designing an effective and safe chair lift? In an engaging and challenging inquiry experiment, young engineers work with teams to design and build a chair lift capable of carrying a tennis ball, a...
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Highway of Words

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
The punctuation police are here! Dress up as a police officer, and teach your young learners the importance of using correct punctuation. Two poorly written paragraphs are presented to the learners, and they have to correct the errors in...
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Breaking News English: Google's New Car

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Google's new car worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write,...