The Power of Green program reinforces language arts, math, and science skills while exploring tips for conserving energy and recycling, and teaching about electric and gas safety.
This word search puzzle teaches kids important information about gas safety.
Skills supporting learning standards: vocabulary development, reading comprehension, participating in group discussions, making inferences
Copies of the “Safety Savvy” student activity sheet
- Start by asking students the following questions:
- How do we use gas in our homes? (Some homes use gas to heat water and to power heaters, stoves, ovens, washing machines, clothes dryers, and other appliances.)
- How does gas reach our homes? (Gas comes into our homes through underground pipelines.)
- What does a gas leak smell like? (Rotten eggs)
- Copy and distribute the student activity sheet. Review and discuss the information as a class.
- Have students work independently to answer the questions and find the answers in the word search. Once done, review the correct answers aloud.
Answers: eggs; white; report; sparks; phone; house
Teachers, learn more about gas safety at coned.com/customercentral/gassafety.asp.
(Note: This site is for adults only.)