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Garbology Featured Activity: Waste-Less Lunch Lead your students in learning about natural resources used in common packaging materials. Challenge your students to conserve natural resources through their lunch choices. Check out this and other Garbology lessons for the classroom » Featured Activity: Conduct a Waste Assessment Financial Literacy Update - May/June 2014 March/April 2014 The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)'s Financial Literacy Update is a bimonthly e-newsletter that reports financial literacy events, initiatives, and related resources of the OCC and other government agencies and organizations. Financial Literacy Update provides brief descriptions and Web links for events in chronological order. It lists initiatives and resources (with Web links) in alphabetical order. We welcome your feedback.

aboutus What We Do: The Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI) provides first aid, CPR, and other emergency care training courses that lead to certifications that meet job-related requirements as defined by hundreds of regulatory authorities throughout the world. Our courses are delivered throughout a range of industries and markets, including: Businesses and industries Child and day care centers Colleges and universities Government agencies Hospitals Parks and recreation districts Private training companies Public safety agencies Secondary school systems Scouting groups Why We're Different: Water Safety Listen Pools, lakes, ponds, and beaches mean summer fun and cool relief from hot weather. But water also can be dangerous for kids if you don't take the proper precautions. Nearly 1,000 kids die each year by drowning. And most drownings occur in home swimming pools. It is the second leading cause of accidental death for people between the ages of 5 and 24.

Southern Research Station Lonicera x bella, also called Bell’s honeysuckle, is a hybrid between two exotics, Lonicera morrowii and Lonicera tatarica. Unlike many exotic hybrids, it is included on the invasive plants lists of 14 states. Photo by Joseph Berger, courtesy of Bugwood.org. Plant breeders have produced hybrids for centuries, maybe even millennia, crossing genetically different varieties or species to accentuate desired traits. Plants continuously hybridize on their own, either within populations of their own species or across species, families, and even genera. If you thought CPR was too hard, start humming ‘Stayin’ Alive’ and read this You need only two things to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation and possibly save a life: a willingness to press hard on someone’s chest and familiarity with the Bee Gees’ disco hit “Stayin’ Alive.” Yes, CPR has changed. The American Heart Association and other organizations, including the American Red Cross, are promoting instruction in an easier, hands-only version of CPR that drops the difficult mouth-to-mouth maneuver they had long been teaching.

Q&A on Anger control and angry feelings management Personal Stories about Anger "Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." --William James FREE - Federal Registry for Educational Excellence FREE Features These features originally appeared on the FREE.ED.gov features blog. The features highlight resources and ideas related to holidays, awareness months, anniversaries and seasonal topics. January February March

First aid The universal first aid symbol A US Navy corpsman gives first aid to an injured Iraqi citizen First aid is the assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury,[1] with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, and/or promote recovery. It includes initial intervention in a serious condition prior to professional medical help being available, such as performing CPR whilst awaiting an ambulance, as well as the complete treatment of minor conditions, such as applying a plaster to a cut. First aid is generally performed by the layperson, with many people trained in providing basic levels of first aid, and others willing to do so from acquired knowledge. Mental health first aid is an extension of the concept of first aid to cover mental health.

Kids cooking lessons plans for children 3-18 years old from Kids Cooking Activities. Home › Children's Lessons Children from any age can help in the kitchen and learn culinary skills. Our kids cooking lessons are divided into age appropriate groups. We've divided 5 different age groups with more than 10 basic lessons for children in each. Below you will also find some tips on getting started teaching cooking, as well as why you should use cooking lesson plans.

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