Level 1

Alaska Science
Key Element B6

A student who meets the content standard should employ strict adherence to safety procedures in conducting scientific investigations.


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Performance Standard Level 1, Ages 5–7

Students learn classroom safety procedures, identify consequences of unsafe behavior, and practice safe behavior in the classroom and laboratory.

Sample Assessment Ideas

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Sample Assessment Ideas

  • Students practice safety rules during classroom and laboratory activities.

  • Students identify features of the classroom that promote safety (e.g., fire extinguisher, smoke detectors, no sharp edges, etc.); record observations on chart paper.

Standards Cross-Reference red rule

Standards Cross-References
( Alaska Department of Education & Early Development Standards

National Science Education Standards

Safety and security are basic needs of humans. Safety involves freedom from danger, risk, or injury. Security involves feelings of confidence and lack of anxiety and fear. Student understandings include following safety rules for home and school, preventing abuse and neglect, avoiding injury, knowing whom to ask for help, and when and how to say no. (Page 139)



Choices have consequences, some of which are more serious than others. (Page 165)

Rules at home, at school, and in the community let individuals know what to expect and so can reduce the number of disputes. (Page 172)

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