Fire and Bicycle Safety
This TopicQuest page was designed for Mrs. Eppes' Kindergarten class at Parker Mathis Elementary School By Michelle Carroll, a Valdosta State Preservice Teacher.

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Have you ever wondered what you would do if you woke up one morning and your house was on fire?  What would you do first?  How would you get out?  These are important questions and knowing the answers may save your life one day or help you save someone else's life.
Think about this........Did you know that it is important to know and abide by bicycle safety rules.  Bicycles can be very dangerous and can cause quite a few bumps and bruises.  Knowing and practicing the bicycle safety rules will help keep those boo boo's away.

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Learn about FIRE SAFETY with Hershey, the arson dog.  Play games, take a quiz, and look at action photos.

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Having a smoke alarm in your home is very important. 
Smoke alarms make sounds to let people know when there is a fire. The United States Fire Association  explains what a smoke alarm is and why it is important.
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It is important to know what to do if your clothes catch on fire. 
Don't Panic!  STOP, DROP, and ROLL!
Click here to learn how to STOP, DROP, ROLL

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You should always take percautions when riding a bike.  Learn a few tips and rules.  Click Here for Bicycle Safety Rules.
bike Wearing a bicycle helmet properly will help protect your fragile head.  Learn how to properly put on a helmet.
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Take a TOUR to learn more about bicycle safety.  On the tour you will learn how to keep yourself safe while riding on a bike.
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Find out what  Britannica Has to say about fire.  Learn how it is created and what it was used for.

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                                              Mission Statement
     Imagine you wake up in the middle of the night and you smell smoke.  As you sit up in your bed the smoke alarm starts to beep to alert you of a fire.  What are you going to do?  How are you going to get out of your house safetly?   Pretend you are  a firefighter and follow all of the safety rules.  Look at the fire safety website with Hershey the arson dog to help you  remember these lifesaving rules.

Mission Steps
1. First go with Hershey, the arson dog, to the website about fire safety rules.
2. Choose two fire safety rules that you think are important.
3. Explain why you think the rules you have chosen are important.
4. On a piece of posterboard draw and color a fire safety rule you have chosen.
5. Students must write the rule on their paper with their picture.


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