Hydropower Science and Safety


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Health 4 Standard 1 1.1.S Injury Prevention and Safety Describe safety hazards, including those related to fire, water . . .
Health 4 Standard 1 1.16.S Injury Prevention and Safety Identify ways to reduce risk of injuries from fires, around water, while riding a motor vehicle, as a pedestrian, on the playground, and from falls.
Health 4 Standard 1 1.5.S Injury Prevention and Safety Identify basic safety guidelines associated with weather-related emergencies and natural disasters (e.g., floods, earthquakes, and tsunamis).
Health 4 Standard 1 1.6.S Injury Prevention and Safety Identify disaster preparedness procedures at home, at school, and in the community.
Health 4 Standard 1 1.9.S Injury Prevention and Safety Explain the importance of wearing . . . water safety vests, and other safety equipment during athletic and outdoor activities.
Health 4 Standard 3 3.5.S Injury Prevention and Safety Demonstrate how to dial 9-1-1 or other emergency numbers and how to provide appropriate information.
Health 4 Standard 4 4.1.S Interpersonal Communication Demonstrate the ability to use refusal skills.
Health 4 Standard 7 7.6.S Practicing Health Enhancing Behaviors Demonstrate the ability to execute an escape plan for incidents of fires, floods, earthquakes, and other natural disasters.
Health 4 Standard 8 8.1.S Health Promotion Encourage specific measures to improve home or school safety.
NGSS 4 Earth's Systems 4-ESS2-2 Processes That Shape the Earth Analyze and interpret data from maps to describe patterns of Earth's features.
NGSS 4 Earth's Systems 4-ESS3-1 Energy Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and their uses affect the environment.
NGSS 4 Earth's Systems 4-ESS3-2 Processes That Shape the Earth Generate and compare multiple solutions to reduce the impacts of natural Earth processes on humans.
Health 5 Standard 4 4.1.P Interpersonal Communication Practice effective communication skills to seek help for health-related problems or emergencies.
Health 5 Standard 6 6.1.P Goal Setting Monitor progress toward a goal to help protect the environment.
NGSS 5 Earth's Systems 5-ESS2-1 Earth's Systems Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.
NGSS 5 Earth's Systems 5-ESS2-2 Earth's Systems Describe and graph the amounts and percentages of water and fresh water in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth.
NGSS 5 Earth's Systems 5-ESS3-1 Earth's Systems Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth's resources and environment.
CCSS - ELA 6 RI.6.1 -- Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
CCSS - ELA 6 RI.6.3 -- Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
CCSS - ELA 6 RI.6.4 -- Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
CCSS - ELA 6 RI.6.7 -- Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
Health 6 Standard 1 1.4.S Essential Concepts Examine disaster preparedness plans for the home and school.
Health 6 Standard 1 1.8.S Essential Concepts Describe hazards related to sun, water, and ice.
Health 6 Standard 3 3.1.S Injury Prevention and Safety Identify rules and laws intended to prevent injuries.
Health 6 Standard 6 6.1.S Goal Setting Develop a personal plan to remain safe and injury-free.
Health 6 Standard 8 8.1.S Health Promotion Support injury prevention at school, at home, and in the community.
Health 6 Standard 8 8.3.S Health Promotion Encourage others to practice safe behaviors . . .
NGSS 6 MS-ESS3-3 Human Impacts Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.
NGSS 6 Earth's Systems MS-ESS2-4 Earth's Systems Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth's systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.

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