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Danger, Danger

Recommended Grade Level(s)

  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12

Primary Subject Area(s)

  • History
  • Science
  • Art (Visual Arts)

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Activity Description

Have students draw their own sign based on the question: How would you design a sign to keep others safe from inflammable materials?

Standards Addressed

  1. History
    1. Grade 4 Standards
      1. H3.4.4: Explain how advances in technologies have impacted Nevada, i.e., railroads, mining, and gaming.
  2. Science
    1. Grades 3-5 Standards
      1. N.5.A.5: Students know how to plan and conduct a safe and simple investigation.
    2. Grades 6-8 Standards
      1. N.8.A.5: Students know how to use appropriate technology and laboratory procedures safely for observing, measuring, recording, and analyzing data.
    3. Grades 9-12 Standards
      1. N.12.A.4: Students know how to safely conduct an original scientific investigation using appropriate tools and technology.
  3. Art (Visual Arts)
    1. Grade 5 Standards
      1. 1.5.3: Create artworks using various media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas.
      2. 2.5.1: Describe various visual characteristics of art (e.g. sensory, formal, technical, and expressive).
    2. Middle School Standards
      1. 1.8.3: Use and explain why various media, techniques, and processes are used to produce works of art that communicate ideas and experiences.
      2. 2.8.1: Analyze and evaluate the effects of visual characteristics in works of art.
    3. Secondary School Standards
      1. 1.12.3: Create works of art that demonstrate an understanding of a variety of media, tools, techniques, and processes (e.g. traditional and emerging technologies).
      2. 2.12.2: Defend interpretations of purposes and/or functions in art.

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