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Safety: Winter Discuss this eTheme.

These sites provide safety information during winter season. Includes safety tips for winter outdoor activities such as skiing, snowboarding, and bicycling. Also recommended action for hypothermia, frostbite, and snow blindness. There are activities and lesson plans on safe practices and what to do when stuck in the car. There are links to eThemes Resources on Season: Winter and Natural Disasters: Avalanches and Blizzards.

Grades

  • 3,
  • 4,
  • 5,
  • 6

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This article includes information for dealing with cold weather hazards, at home, dressing for the cold, winter sports safety, and what to do in an emergency.
This article contains information about current educational winter safety programs, including: safety topics, links to Internet teaching materials, links to safety videos, and teaching winter safety to children. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This page gives guidelines about what kids should do when playing winter sports to be safe.
Read a brief list of what to do before, during, and after a winter storm.
Read this 11-page PDF file to learn about winter storms and dangers that come along with them. Includes information on how to prepare for winter and how to create a family disaster plan.
Click on each link to learn how to be safe while enjoying activities and sports during the winter holidays. Includes information about hypothermia, frostbite, and altitude illness. NOTE: This site includes ads and has links to external sites.
Print out coloring pages related to winter safety.
This lesson plan focuses on students learning safe practices during winter weather through role playing. Discussion questions are included.
These sites include activities, games, and information about winter. There are interactive games in which you can build a snowman or make a snowflake. There is information about winter sports and how animals deal with the winter cold. Included are links to eTheme resources on snowflakes and frost, seasons, and various winter holidays.
These sites are about avalanches and blizzards and how they form. Also includes information about winter storms and snow. Learn about rescue dogs used in avalanches. There are photographs and videos of these natural disasters.
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