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Project-Based Learning: Emergency Preparedness
Information about various types of Problem-Based Learning and Project-Based Learning
Local agencies across Puget Sound are teaming up to share information and encourage residents to prepare for catastrophic events with a regional campaign, What to do to Make it Through. From the Puget Sound Offices of Emergency Management.
No matter the disaster, you'll be ready. From food storage to emergency power, this easy-to-follow guide to emergency preparedness is a practical resource that no family can do without. In 25 easy-to-implement steps, this book will teach you exactly what you need to do now to protect your peace of mind and keep your family safe for years to come.
The text includes: Current information on injuries and illnesses presented in an easy-to-understand format, skill sheets providing step-by-step visual reviews of procedures discussed, flow charts reinforcing the decision-making process and appropriate procedures, and outstanding photography and illustrations.
Viewers learn how to respond to common medical emergencies while waiting for professional help to arrive. With demonstrations and commentary from an experienced paramedic throughout, each section describes trauma situations or symptoms of distress and the best way to address them. Sections include: First Steps of First Aid; Heart Attacks; Strokes; Broken Bones and Cuts; Burns; Diabetic Emergencies; Seizures; Asthma Attacks and Anaphylactic Reaction; Choking; Drowning; and Head Injuries.
Floods, hurricanes, blackouts, new diseases, terrorist attacks--it's all part of life in the twenty-first century. But you don't have to sit back and watch your family become just another disaster statistic. Filled with practical tips on surviving short- and long-term disruptions of daily life, "Survive - The Disaster, Crisis and Emergency Handbook" offers real-world advice that can save your life and the lives of the ones you love.
This book explains what happens when a volcano violently explodes. Find out why volcanoes form and how to survive when the Earth Erupts. There are many photos and facts to help you fully understand the topic and find answers quickly.
This book explains what happens when an earthquake strikes. Readers will find out why earthquakes happen and how people can prepare for and survive earthquakes. Case studies of recent earthquakes, including the December 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake which resulted in a tsunami, are examined to both explain the science of earthquakes and to convey the toll they take on people and land. Stunning color photos, maps, diagrams, and fact boxes make this subject come alive.
This book explains what happens when a tornado touches down. Find out why tornados happen and how to survive if you find yourself faced with one. There are many photos and facts to help you fully understand the topic and find answers quickly.
This book explains what happens when a hurricane develops. Find out why hurricanes happen and how to survive if you find yourself in one. There are many photos and facts to help you fully understand the topic and find answers quickly.
From fires and earthquakes to floods and shipwrecks, this book offers fascinating reading for anyone intersted in real-life drama set in Washington. Included are the Seattle fire of 1889, the 1910 train avalanche on Stevens Pass, the 1915 Ravensdale Coal Mine explosion, the 1955 airliner crash in residential Riverton, and the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption.
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Pages 75-81 of the document "Welcome to the United States: a Guide for New Immigrants" published in 2015 by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Publication M-618 (rev. 09/15).