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Classroom Resource

Blast Off Into Concussion Safety With CDC HEADS UP Rocket Blades!

Subject Area

Health Education


K, 2, 3, 4


3-2-1 Blast Off! CDC’s Injury Center has developed a mobile game app on concussion safety for children aged 6 to 8. Through a futuristic world of galactic racing adventures children can learn the benefits of playing it safe and smart!

The app aims to teach children:

  • the different ways the brain can get hurt during sports activities.
  • how important it is to tell a coach, parent, or another adult when an injury occurs.
  • the importance of taking time to rest and recover if they have a concussion.
    Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 2

    Describe personal behaviors that enhance safety at school, home, and within the community.

    Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 3

    Identify personal protection equipment needed for sports or recreational activities.

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    License Type

    Public Domain