ERIC Number: ED062264
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Games That Teach. Classroom Activities on Individual and Community Disaster Preparedness for Elementary and Secondary Schools.
Office of Civil Defense (DOD), Washington, DC.
Thirty-four classroom games are listed in this self-contained guide for the purpose of teaching civil defense concepts and protective content as an integral part of the K-12 social studies curriculum. Objectives of the games in this book are: to develop an awareness of civil defense; to learn vocabulary used in civil defense functions; and, to provide experience in planning for survival in time of disaster. The book is arranged in two chapters. Chapter I, introductory in nature, defines the purpose of the book, the role of social studies in today's schools, the importance of civil defense content as part of the social studies curriculum, and discusses objectives of the games. Chapter II, presents games in a sequential manner progressing from the simple to the more complex. Preliminary information, directions, and explanations precede each game with content guides included for some. A bibliography enumerates books and publications of the government and other organizations. (Author/SJM)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Civil Defense (DOD), Washington, DC.