You're going to be looking at what forms our attitudes towards road safety, and how this influences our behaviour on the roads, then think about what can change attitudes - particularly whether knowing the facts makes a difference. Look at the Mindset: vox popsMindset: vox pops Write the following: Person, Summary, Influences, + / –, Your reaction. Work in pairs in Google DocsGoogle Docs Part 2 - What's the risk?
Investigate this incident scene, then rewind to see what happened leading up the collisions, and fast forward to find out what happened next. Click to find out what happened to Josh. Work in your notebooks / Word Doc. Find out the following details: Causes Effects on people What could have been done differently Timeline (optional) Part 3 - Incident scene
What things may distract pedestrians? Discussion: Other than talking or texting on a mobile phone, what other things could distract them when they are using the road as either a cyclist or a pedestrian? Part 4 – Rules for pedestrians
What things may distract pedestrians? being in a rush talking with friends thinking deeply about something else / day dreaming listening to music / using an mp3 player Part 4 – Rules for pedestrians
What things may distract pedestrians? Although mobile phones and mp3 players can be a big distraction, the biggest distractions are often the first three things listed above. Let’s Think! How will students make sure they are not distracted when using the road? Part 4 – Rules for pedestrians
Designing a poster Design a poster with a list of rules about what actions they will take to keep themselves or others safer. Use PowerPoint and send it to me. You may use the following sites: Pedestrian Safety - Rules of the RoadPedestrian Safety - Rules of the Road - video PEDESTRIAN SAFETY Rules for pedestrians Walking Safety Rules
Writing Task Choose 1 of the following topics: Describe a car accident you have been involved in or you have witnessed. Road safety education should be a compulsory part of the curriculum. State your opinion. Pedestrians should be banned from listening to mp3 players or using mobile phones while crossing the road.