1. Topic-
Reflective material, importance of
2. Content-
Statistical data of accidents, what is reflective material, where to place reflective material
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Explain why reflective material is important for safety
2.Understand that they are not as visible to MVs as they may think
3.Place reflective tape in proper places
4. Objectives-
1.Students will verbalize importance of being visible in the dark
2.Students will verbalize that it is difficult motor vehicle operators to detect pedestrians with out reflective material
3.Students will appropriately place reflective tape on their jackets/gloves/backpacks, etc.
5. Materials and Aids-
Pre/post quizzes, supporting data, reflective tape, flash light
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Introduce ourselves as nursing students
2.Have students take pre quiz

B. Development-

1.Discuss perceptions on pedestrian visibility in the dark
2.Discuss data about how visible they really are in the dark, with and without reflective material
3.Discuss proper placement of reflective material

C. Practice-

1.Ask for four volunteers for a demonstration, have one with out reflective material, one with minimal reflective gear, one with reflective material on several points, one with full recommended amount of reflective material
2.Have all students in class put on their coats
3.Take students to track
4.Take the four volunteers about 100 yards away from rest of class
5.Shine flash light onto track, while one volunteer at a time runs around, have class try to identify the volunteer.
6. Bring the students back to class room

D. Independent Practice-

Discuss the demonstration

Checking for understanding-

1.Retake quiz
2.Discuss answers to quiz
3.Observe/help students with placement of reflective tape


1.Review importance of reflective material/safety around motor vehicles
7. Evaluation-
1.Did the scores of the post quiz increase from the pre quiz?
2.Students will verbalize

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