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Knowledge Empowers!

Teacher showing a laptop to a group of teenagers. Are you and your students ready for an emergency? Check out these safety tips for the classroom!

Embedded with real-world connections, these multidisciplinary lessons teach what to do before, during, and after an emergency while fostering critical 21st-century skills such as problem solving, teamwork, creativity, leadership, and communication.

Download this supplemental curriculum for grades 1-12 and engage your students with three lessons of inquiry-driven, project-based, and differentiated learning activities aligned to core subject standards.

Play games and learn!

Students can test their emergency know-how when they find themselves in the heart of the action and seek out essential items for their own emergency kit.

Level 1

Early Elementary School
1st - 2nd grade

Students will learn about emergencies and how to prepare for them. From fire safety to natural disasters, they will exercise their investigative, creative, and communication skills working both individually and collaboratively.

Level 2

Upper Elementary School
3rd - 5th grade

Students will work individually and in teams to research emergencies that can impact communities locally and nationally, and apply creativity and literacy skills to demonstrate their understanding of emergency preparedness.

Level 3

Middle School
6th - 8th grade

Students will develop a graphic novel to show their understanding of emergency preparedness. They'll gain knowledge through research, games, simulations, discussions, debates, and other inquiry-driven activities.

Level 4

High School
9th - 12th grade

Students will engage in discussions, multi-media research, surveys, and interviews to develop their own communication campaigns aimed at raising awareness and motivating others to be prepared for emergencies.