Survival Skills

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Survival Skills


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You could be put in situations where it is important to know some basic skills so that you can survive long enough to be rescued. There are 5 basic survival skills that everyone should know.

It’s been said that in a survival situation you can live 3 weeks without food, 3 days without water, 3 minutes without air, and 3 seconds without a clear mind. This informational material goes over five basic survival skills everyone should know.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.1.1) Predict how health literacy and behaviors can affect health status.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.5.2) Develop a thoughtful decision-making process in health-related situations.

a. Predict the potential short-term and long-term impact of various alternatives on self and others.

b. Identify warning signs of suicide in self and others and discuss effective coping skills.

c. Demonstrate refusal skills and explain when to use them in high risk situations.

Examples: Saying no to sex, alcohol, and other drugs

Tags: Survival
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The article gives factual information needed for outdoor survival if lost in the woods.

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Author: Morgan Boyd
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit