Emergency Preparedness Squad
Inspiring emergency preparedness superheroes!
Engaging curriculum-linked content for Grades K-5
Fun and easy to use
97% of teachers recommend!
Supports BC Performance Standards
Science & Tech
Promotes 21st Century Learning
Facilitates interdisciplinary learning
combining arts, language, science and social studies curriculum
Develops the 4C's
incl. communication, critical thinking, collaboration and creativity
Connects learning to the real world
through fun at-home missions to lead change in families
Meets diverse learning needs
with engaging, arts-based group activities
Helps bring tech into the classroom
in an easy plug & play format, no special equipment needed!
How It Works (video)
4 one-hour pre-planned modules, once a week
Students do fun activities in teams for points
Led by a website you project at the front of the class
Module at-a-glance (approx. 60mins)
- 10 Minute Prep
- Team Activities
- Game Shows
Plug & Play! Minimal Prep!
Set Up Projector
Let The Website Do The Rest!
A MISSION FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
The Emergency Preparedness Squad program trains kids as emergency preparedness superheroes to make sure families are ready when disaster strikes!
Know the Risks
An A-Z overview of different disasters. Introduces ways we can be better prepared and teaches the Superhero Calming Breath!
Make a Plan
Planning 101: Why plan? How making plans before an emergency event can help you stay calm. Helps kids lead their families in planning for emergencies.
Get a Kit
Helps kids make a ‘grab-and-go’ bag to make sure they stay safe during the first 72hrs of an emergency.
We’re In This Together
Emergencies can bring out the best in communities. We help kids celebrate how they’ve helped their families be better prepared!
Praise From Teachers
"Just press play and it runs itself. It's literally plug and play. You get to ride along with the class and it’s so much fun!"
Shane Hipwell, Abbotsford, BC
"They love this because it's got the technology, it's got the music and the songs and the game show, it's just really engaging."
Debbie Yeo, Langley Township, BC
"I enjoyed seeing the collaboration between students as they worked with teammates to solve challenges."
Krista Tulloch, North Vancouver, BC