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What are violent acts against a particular group called?
hate crimes
What is a sudden drop in body temperature called?
hypothermia
What is the first thing you should do if someone is injured?
rescue the victim
You, as well as all living and nonliving things around you, are part of what?
environment
How is the ozone in the upper atmosphere helpful?
it helps block some of the sun's harmful rays
What should you do to an adult when performing rescue breathing?
pinch his/her nose
What should you do for a severely bleeding wound?
apply direct pressure
What should you use on an adult choking victim?
abdominal thrusts
For a suspected poisoning, your first response should be to call 911, your doctor, or a ___________________.
poison control center
What types of burns should you apply cold water?
first degree burn or second degree burn
How can you conserve water when taking a shower?
Take a shorter shower
Using paper napkins instead of cloth napkins does what?
promotes waste
Using empty cans for storage is an example of _______.
reusing
Name three examples of items that are recycled in some communities.
1. aluminum
2. cardboard
3. tires
What are two ways to avoid taking risks?
1. know your limits
2. think before you act
3. don't give in to peer pressure
What are two things you should always do when riding a bicycle?
1. ride with traffic
2. always wear a helmet
3. use lights & reflective clothes at night
Name three good rules for being safe outdoors.
1. use the buddy system
2. be aware of weather conditions
3. learn the safety rules
4. know your limits
To stay safe in a tornado where should you go?
1. indoors: a basement or cellar
2. outdoors: a ditch and cover yourself with something protective
Give two examples of ways that you can conserve resources.
1. sealing off leaks around windows
2. running appliances at off peak hours
3. close windows when the heat is on
4. air dry dishes
Give two example of ways you can help reduce air pollution.
1. use public transportation
2. walk or ride a bike
3. car pool