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Alberta Education Outcomes

The exhibits and workshops at Safety Expo are developed to align with specific outcomes from the grade 4, grade 5grade 6 and grade 7 Health and Life Skills programs of studies.

Grade 4

Students will:
W–4.2 examine the impact of environmental factors on personal health, and develop positive environmental health habits; e.g., exposure to the sun, second-hand smoke, noise, extreme cold/heat

W – 4.7 describe and demonstrate passive, aggressive and assertive behaviors; e.g., assertive strategies for use in dealing with bullies

W–4.8 expand practices that provide safety for self and others; e.g., develop guidelines for safe use of technology/chat lines

W–4.9 describe ways to respond appropriately to potentially dangerous situations related to environmental conditions; e.g., lightning, avalanches, tornadoes

W–4.10 describe and demonstrate ways to assist with the safety of others; e.g., helping younger children play safely and cross streets safely

R – 4.1 recognize that individuals can have a positive and negative influence on the feelings of others

R – 4.9 describe and accept roles and responsibilities within a group

L–4.3 demonstrate effective decision making, focusing on careful information gathering; e.g. evaluating information, taking action and evaluating results


Grade 5

Students will:
W – 5.6 examine and evaluate the impact of caffeine, alcohol and drugs on personal health/wellness e.g., physical, emotional, social
W–5.8 promote safety practices in the school and community

W–5.9 determine appropriate safety behaviours for community recreational situations; e.g. using snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, trampolines

W–5.10 describe and demonstrate ways to assist with injuries of others; e.g., basic first aid

R–5.4 practise effective communication skills; e.g., active listening, perception checks

R – 5.8 develop strategies to address personal roles and responsibilities in groups; e.g., dealing with conflict in group situations

L–5.5 relate personal skills to various occupations


Grade 6

Students will:
W–6.7 identify and communicate values and beliefs that affect healthy choices

W–6.8 analyze how laws, regulations and rules contribute to health and safety practices

W–6.9 evaluate the impact of personal behaviour on the safety of self and others

W–6.10 demonstrate responsibility for, and skills related to, the safety of self and others; e.g. baby-sitting, staying home alone, demonstrating Heimlich maneuver/ abdominal thrust techniques

R – 6.7 apply a variety of strategies for resolving conflict; e.g., practice treating differences of opinion as opportunities to explore alternatives

R–6.8 analyze the influence of groups, cliques and alliances on self and others; e.g., at home, in school, in the community

L–6.2 identify personal skills, and skill areas, for development in the future

L–6.3 analyze influences on decision making; e.g., family, peers, values, cultural beliefs, quality of information gathered


Grade 7

Students will:
W–7.6 analyze social factors that may influence avoidance and/or use of particular substances

W–7.7 analyze the definition, effects and possible consequences of various forms of harassment

W–7.8 analyze and appreciate differing personal perspectives on safety; e.g. physical, emotional, social safety

W–7.9 identify basic workplace safety procedures

W–7.10 identify and examine potential sources of physical/emotional/social support

R–7.4 analyze and practise constructive feedback; e.g., giving and receiving

R–7.5 examine the characteristics of healthy relationships, and develop strategies to build and enhance them; e.g. peer, opposite sex

R–7.8 analyze the potential effects of belonging to a group, team, gang

L–7.3 differentiate between choice and coercion in decision making for self and others; e.g., demonstrate a willingness to accept “no” from others

L–7.6 examine factors that may influence future life role/education/career plans; e.g. technology, role models


W=Wellness Choices
R=Relationship Choices
L=Life Learning Choices