These 20 easy-to-memorize Scout mnemonics could save a life

Ken Broad:

Wanted to share this post. It highlights an easy way to teach youth. Enjoy!

Be safe,be prepared, and keep Scouting!

Originally posted on Bryan on Scouting:

Lightning_Safety_SignIn a life-threatening situation outdoors, a Scout’s skills are only as good as his memory.

That’s why mnemonic devices — popular for schoolchildren memorizing the order of the planets, the metric system, or the colors of the rainbow — are also useful when the pressure’s on you to react to a health or safety emergency.

Boost your emergency preparedness with the 20 mnemonics below. Most come courtesy of Scouting magazine’s friends on Facebook and Twitter. Have one we missed? Leave a comment at the end of the post. 

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