Want to integrate donation education into your curriculum?
Students will be asked about registering as a donor when they receive their first driver’s license, so it’s especially important to discuss donation with them. These conversations will empower students to make informed decisions.
Transplantable organs and tissues.
Information on what organs and tissues can be recovered and transplanted, the role they play in the body, and conditions that may lead to the need for a transplant.
Donation in minority communities
Ethic minorities make up over 50% of the transplant waiting list. This one page sheet provides talking points about donation specifically relating to minorities.
LifeCenter Northwest has a page dedicated to Donation in Minority communities – visit the page by clicking here
A quick list of facts regarding donation.
A one-page flyer that includes a registration form.
Request a speaker.
Our volunteers all have a personal connection to donation, and they are happy to share their donation experience with your class.
Click here for speaker request form
Letter to parents.
This letter can be sent home to inform parents that you will be covering donation in your lesson plans. It provides tips for talking with their children about the decision to be an organ, eye, and tissue donor.
Download Word Doc
Donation resource handout.
A handout to help parents and students find information regarding the organ, eye, and tissue donation question that is asked when receiving a driver’s license.
Download Washington state sheet
Download Montana state sheet
“It’s Your Choice” video –See Sidebar
An educational video about saving lives through organ, eye, and tissue donation.
Interactive body. –See Sidebar
This animation shows students how organs function, the role organs and tissue play in the body, and how they help transplant recipients.
Brain Flow Animation
For most deceased donors, brain death is the legal and medical determination of death. Click on the animation below to see how the blood flow to the brain ceases when a person becomes brain dead.
Donation crossword puzzle.
This crossword puzzle is a fun way for students to learn about different aspects of organ, eye, and tissue donation.
A short test with multiple choice, true or false, and fill-in-the-blank sections on donation facts, registry information, and approaching the donation conversation.