1. Lesson Plan: Law - Professional Writing and Research Skills

    • Resource ID: 13312
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson plan, students will apply written communication skills that are necessary in LPSCS careers in order to complete job tasks in a professional and effective manner.
  2. Lesson Plan: Law - Training Station Orientation

    • Resource ID: 13316
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will complete a training station orientation project for a career in Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security. Students will outline details about the station, map out a plan and present to the class.
  3. Lesson Plan: Ventilation Tools and their Safe Operation

    • Resource ID: 13518
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will become familiar with ventilation tools. Students will have the opportunity to complete independent research projects and presentations.
  4. Lesson Plan: Emergency Operations with SCBA

    • Resource ID: 13482
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to demonstrate skills while wearing the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and procedures to follow in the event that the SCBA fails.
  5. Practicum in Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    The practicum course is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills in law, public safety, corrections, and security. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience. Students...
  6. Firefighter I

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Firefighter I introduces students to firefighter safety and development. Students will analyze Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protective equipment, and the principles of fire safety.
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  7. Firefighter II

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Firefighter II is the second course in a series for students studying firefighter safety and development. Students will understand Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protective equipment, and the principles of...
  8. Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security introduces students to professions in law enforcement, protective services, corrections, firefighting, and emergency management services. Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of police, courts, corrections, private...
  9. Lesson Plan: NFPA 1500 and Firefighter Responsibility

    • Resource ID: 13502
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1500: Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program specifies the minimum safety requirements for the fire departments that provide rescue, fire suppression, emergency medical services, hazardous materials mitigation, special...
  10. Lesson Plan: The Role of Emergency Medical Services

    • Resource ID: 13733
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson students will explore the roles of EMS and how these roles have changed over time. Students will conduct a mock crisis scenario, listen to a EMS Professional Guest Speaker, and research important moments in EMS History.
  11. Lesson Plan: Scientific Reasoning

    • Resource ID: 13554
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Scientific reasoning is a skill necessary to forensic science. Forensic scientists need to be able to use scientific reasoning in order to process a crime scene and the evidence found there.
  12. Lesson Plan: The Importance of Communications in Fire Management

    • Resource ID: 13468
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Fire department communications and their effectiveness are vital factors in the success or failure of fire service operations. Employees of a communications center need to have proper speech and radio etiquette, understand the importance of concise written communication, be well-versed in the...
  13. Lesson Plan: Extinguishing Properties of Water

    • Resource ID: 13512
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Understanding the extinguishing characteristics of water, and the efficiency in which it extinguishers fire, is important for understanding strategies in which it will be applied.  The primary way in which water extinguishes fire is by cooling (absorbing heat from the fire), but water can also be...
  14. Lesson Plan: Loss Control

    • Resource ID: 13523
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be expected to roll a salvage cover and spread a salvage cover using the one-firefighter method.  If loss control at a fire scene is not properly conducted there is a danger of rekindles, lost evidence, and greater damage to the structure than was caused by the initial...
  15. Lesson Plan: Fire Service Hoses

    • Resource ID: 13527
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    It is necessary for firefighters to understand the safe operation and use of fire service hoses. To fight fire effectively, it is mandatory that they understand what type of hose to use, when and how to deploy hose lines, and how to effectively use a hose at a fire scene.  Since they are designed...
  16. Lesson Plan: Firefighter II - Fire Stream and Line Selection

    • Resource ID: 13529
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the principles of fire extinguishment, determine fire stream and line selection, practice using nozzles, hose appliances, and hose tools, and practice cleaning hoses. 
  17. Lesson Plan: Fire Prevention and Public Education

    • Resource ID: 13535
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    Every year, many firefighters die while performing their sworn duties. Technological changes, construction methods and materials, and everyday items used at home, school, and work continue to make firefighting a dangerous occupation. We can reduce the losses of life and property, if more emphasis...
  18. Lesson Plan: Roles and Functions of the Correctional System

    • Resource ID: 13726
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the roles, functions, and importance of the correctional system on society. In addition, students will understand the differences between the types of correctional systems.
  19. Lesson Plan: Fire Protection Career Opportunities

    • Resource ID: 13735
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the career opportunities associated with Fire Protection, and research the job responsibilities in the public and private sectors, such as the military, state, and federal governments.
  20. Lesson Plan: Safety with Hazardous Materials in the Workplace

    • Resource ID: 13743
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lessons, students will explore safety and handling of hazardous materials. Students will research common health and safety concerns in an LPSCS workplace and develop solutions for these concerns.