Group Assignments - Activity Two


Red Group Assignment Sheet:

Objective:  Identify and present the effects on humans when the body temperature falls.

GO TO THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE FOR INFORMATION NEEDED:
www.princeton.edu/~oa/safety/hypocold.html

Answer these questions in your presentation:

1. What is hypothermia?    
2. What are some conditions that lead to hypothermia?
3. What happens to the body when core temperature is lower than 98.6 degrees?
4. Explain the 'umbles'



Green Group Assignment Sheet 

Objective:  Demonstrate and explain how the human body loses heat

GO TO THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES FOR THE INFORMATION:
www.adventuresports.com/asap/ski/skihypo.htm
www.sarbc.org/resqair/heatloss.html

Answer these questions in your presentation:

1.	What are the five ways that your body loses heat?
2.	Define  and give examples of each of the five ways that your body loses heat?
3.	What are some ways to avoid this heat loss?
4. Make up some quiz questions for you to go over after giving basic information.



Blue Group Assignment Sheet

Objective: Understand hypothermia and cold water survival techniques

GO TO THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES FOR THE INFORMATION:
www.akcache.com/akcache/hypo1.html

Answer the following questions:
1. What is 'cold water'? 
2. What body positions are most helpful in cold water?
3. What are some do's and don't's for survival in cold water? 



Yellow Group Assignment Sheet

Objective: Understand hypothermia on land and the survival techniques

GO TO THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES FOR THE INFORMATION:
http://hypothermia.org/    
http://www.adventuresports.com/asap/ski/skihypo.htm

Answer the following questions:
1. Hypothermia is the number one killer of outdoor recreationalist.  
   What happens to the body to cause this to happen?
2. What are some signs of hypothermia on land? 
3. What are survival techniques for hypothermia on land?