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LESSON PLAN

Welcome educators! With millions of Americans relying on natural gas and propane to meet their energy needs, it’s essential to teach all segments of our population, including school-aged children, about gas safety. That’s where you come in.

Washington Gas is pleased to present this comprehensive series of FREE lesson plan activities, including science experiments, a crossword puzzle, a word search, homework assignments and more. By completing these activities, your students will learn how to detect and properly respond to a gas leak, whether at home, school or out and about.

To get started, please download the following guide for teachers FIRST (available as an Adobe® PDF file). In it, you'll find a brief overview of natural gas and propane, key safety messages and step-by-step instructions on how to implement each item in your classroom.

• GuideForTeachers.pdf

Lesson plan activities: The following activities are designed to accommodate a one- to two-day lesson plan on gas awareness and safety. All activities are available as Adobe® PDF documents; to download an activity, simply click on its file name. There is also a poster you can print out and hang in your classroom. For more information about the lesson plan activities, please consult the guide for teachers.

• Know Your Gas Lingo & Word Match
Lingo&WordMatch.pdf

• Coloring Pages
ColoringPgs.pdf

• Stay In Step With Sniffy & Gas Safety
StayInStep.pdf

• An A-MAZE-ING Escape
Maze.pdf

• Crossword Puzzle & Word Search
WordPuzzle.pdf
WordSearch.pdf

• Experiments
BiogasExperiment.pdf
FizzyGasExperiment.pdf

• Homework Assignments
SafetyChecklist.pdf
Interview.pdf

• Gas Whiz Kid Certificate
Certificate.pdf