Emergency Preparedness Programming

Ready or Not

Ready or Not is a program that focuses on emergency preparedness in the home and at school. It is appropriate for K-5 (6) grade students and their parents in any region of the United States.

This live, interactive and educational program features:

dot-makerIN-SCHOOL ASSEMBLY THAT REACHES EVERY STUDENT AND TEACHER

  • Live theatre performance of Ready or Not



dot-maker IN-CLASSROOM AND TAKE-HOME CURRICULUM

Print material

  • Family Preparedness Guide, a student/parent/teacher handbook that contains the following:
    • Emergency kit checklist
    • Family evacuation plan
    • Family communication plan for parents
    • Family communication plan for kids
  • Infographic classroom poster
  • Instructional videos for educators
  • Educational e-book with activities that teachers, students and parents can enjoy together

dot-makerPOWER PLAY CLASSROOM GAME

  • In this interactive, collaborative puzzle-based game, the class finds themselves in the lab of inventor Dr. Scientist, who has unwittingly created a disaster named Calamity Dwayne. It turns out Calamity Dwayne is on his way to wreak havoc in the form of an unknown emergency. The class has only 45 minutes to look for clues and unlock the mystery of how to prepare for an emergency. If they can’t figure it out, Calamity Dwayne will cause all kinds of trouble!

dot-makerEMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS KITS

  • Enhance your emergency preparedness education program with kits for your communities.
    Offer the NOAA weather radio/flashlight as a stand-alone item, or combine with the full
    Red Cross Emergency Pack.

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TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Elementary school students K-5(6)
  • Elementary school teachers
  • Parents and households

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

EDUCATIONAL CONCEPTS

  • The difference between a disaster, emergency and hazard
  • What a family
    communication plan is
  • How to create a family emergency plan
  • Who to seek for help in
    an emergency