Educator Resources for Burns

Ever grabbed a hot pot, spilled hot water on yourself, or forgotten to wear sunscreen? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby tell you just what burns are all about. Find out the five causes of burns, and discover which one of those is most common. Discover how burns are classified, and what that has to do with the three layers of your skin. Find out the difference between first, second, and third degree burns, which burns you can treat at home, and which need to treated at a hospital. Learn what kind of burn is so bad that sometimes it doesn’t hurt at all, as well as a few simple steps to prevent both minor and severe burns. Here’s a hint--use a pot holder next time!