Hypothermia

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Description

Allows scouts to feel how cold can affect the body

Resources

Bucket of cold water

Instructions

Get each scout to place 1 hand in the bucket of cold water
Get each scout to stand in the open air with both hands in the air.
Discuss the effects of the cold air on each hand.
Go back inside the hut and discuss the causes, symptoms and treatments of hypothermia.

Tags

  • first aid
  • Hypothermia
  • outdoors

Badge Links

  • Emergency Aid - Cold
  • Emergency Aid - Heat
  • Meteorologist - Health