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FEMA and Ready.gov have developed emergency preparedness curriculum for grades 1-12 that teach kids what to do before, during, and after an emergency while fostering critical 21st-century skills such as problem solving, teamwork, creativity, leadership, and communication. This material has anumber of applications and can be utilized in various settings, including public and private school teachers, faith-based organizations, as well as parents with their children.

Youth Emergency Preparedness Curriculum-Grades 1-2

In the Youth Emergency Preparedness Curriculum for Early Elementary School (1st-2nd grades), 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.
 
Youth Emergency Preparedness Curriculum-Grades 3-5
In the Youth Emergency Preparedness Curriculum for Upper Elementary School (3rd-5th grades), 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.
 
Youth Emergency Preparedness Curriculum-Grades 6-8
In the Youth Emergency Preparedness Curriculum for Middle School (6th-8th grades), 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.
 
Youth Emergency Preparedness Curriculum-Grades 9-12
In the Youth Emergency Preparedness Curriculum for High School (9th-12th grades), 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.