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.
The Maryland Gas Operators Advisory Committee (GOAC) 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.
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
• Coloring Pages
• Stay In Step With Sniffy & Gas Safety
• An A-MAZE-ING Escape
• Crossword Puzzle & Word Search
• Homework Assignments
• Gas Whiz Kid Certificate