Student Emergency Information
This online resource developed by Discovery Education provides teachers with activities, lesson plans and multimedia tools that teach students how natural disasters develop and inspires them to build their own emergency preparedness plans with their families. The site features grade-specific lesson plans (K-8), videos, games, puzzles and bulletin board recommendations.
Ready Kids® is a tool to help parents and teachers educate children in grade 4-5 about emergencies and how they can help get their family prepared. Ready Kids is part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Ready campaign, a national public service advertising campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to natural disasters, potential terrorist attacks and other emergencies. The Ready Kids web site features age-appropriate, step-by-step instructions on what families can do to be better prepared and the role kids can play in this effort.
BAM! (Body and Mind) - Kids Survival Skills
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) presents BAM! Body and Mind! an interactive Web site for youth that addresses key issues affecting their safe and healthy development at school, home and in the community. BAM! offers information, games, challenges, and daily lessons in friendly terms for youth aged 9 to 13. The Web site is designed to be a support tool for students interacting with daily life stresses and presents valuable information in six core categories: Diseases, Food and Nutrition, Physical Activity, Your Safety, Your Life and Your Body. Resources are also made available for teachers in the classroom.
FirstGov for Kids
The Federal Citizen Information Center (First.Gov) is intended to be a one-stop shop for U.S. citizens to access government information and resources. The campaign has extended to address teens and children with its new site, Kids.gov. They have a site offering youth resources on health, fitness and safety.