Session 31

Learning Objectives: In this session, teens will explore the issue of homeland security. They will learn how it relates . . .

Learning Objectives:

In this session, teens will explore the issue of homeland security. They will learn how it relates to crime prevention and discover how young people can play a role in ensuring community safety and security.

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 Community Resource People:

  • National Guard soldier: Can discuss the necessity of keeping the nation secure and convey information about emergency preparedness during Steps B through D.

Remember to give the CRPs the session materials at least one week before they participate in your class.

 Service-Learning Project Ideas:

  • Short Project: Students can track natural disasters (such as hurricanes) over the school’s video announcement system and give preparedness tips (such as sandbagging houses, removing debris, stocking up on foodstuffs, etc.).
  • Medium-Length Project: Teens can organize a fundraising dinner and donate the proceeds to an organization that provides emergency support.
  • Long Project: Students can create an emergency preparedness guide (to distribute to the student body) that includes information about preparing for a natural or unnatural disaster. The guide chould include personal, family, and community plans to help all of these groupsavert further disaster in the event of a large-scale emergency.
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