Benefits of Physical Activity Teacher Resources
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Recognizing a Message's Point of View
Students study the physical, mental, and social health benefits of regular exercise while attempting to recognize the point of view of media messages. They read an article and discern ways in which they can make regular exercise a part of their lives.
9th - 11th Health 3 Views 17 Downloads
Students participate in a number of different lessons with the intention of improving skills to play handball. Each activity focuses on a certain skill like strokes and serves. The skills have a progression of difficulty until the student has mastered them all to play handball independently.
3rd - 12th Physical Education 3 Views 33 Downloads
Stretch for Wellness
Students explore the human body by participating in physical education exercises. In this body stretching lesson plan, students discuss the easiest way to injury a body and identify certain stretches that increase flexibility and limit risk.
3rd - 5th Health 10 Views 52 Downloads
Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Lesson 8: Action Plan
Check you heart rate, evaluate your current level of activity, figure out calories burned based on the activities you do. Then put together an action plan of activities to do on a regular basis to maintain physical fitness. Lesson 8 outlines what can be done to help understand the balance of calories consumed and what it takes with regard to the amount of activity one needs to have based on calories consumed.
9th - 12th Health 3 Views 3 Downloads
Students identify good nutrition. In this food pyramid lesson, students learn the basics of good nutrition, identify the six basic food groups, state the effects of the food on the human body, and learn nutritional information while participating in physical activities.
4th - 5th Health 3 Views 30 Downloads
Mission Nutrition: Fitness Challenge
Identify obstacles in your middle schoolers' life that prevent them from having physical activity. They will design a fitness program to offer other people that can allow them to get fit and have fun. Then they will discuss with their classmates why people make excuses for not getting in shape.
6th - 8th Health 4 Views 43 Downloads
How does Physical activity Help You?
Examine factors that influence your choice about physical activity. In this physical activity lesson, students recognize how physical activity and good health go together. Students participate in a survey about physical activity and how it is related to good health.
4th - 8th Health 8 Views 78 Downloads
Physical Education Bulletin Board/Poster Display
Investigate physical education and sports throughout the years. Third graders view primary source prints and photographs and analyze what they see. Then, they compare different types of physical education programs and sports. The final product is a bulletin board or poster display.
K - 3rd Physical Education 14 Views 98 Downloads
Promoting Physical Activity with Pedometers
Promote fitness with pedometers! This is a great idea as there is immediate feedback and of course, pretty much everyone can walk! This PowerPoint is designed to promote a specific physical education program, but is well worth all the information it contains.
5th - 12th Physical Education 6 Views 47 Downloads
Get Physically Active
Students discover the importance of water. In this physical education science lesson, students consider mental and physical activities. Students find their pulse and measure their heart rate. Students discuss the importance of water Students garden and water plants.
4th - 7th Science 8 Views 59 Downloads
Health and Fitness Expo
A health and fitness expo hosted by the 4th and 5th grade PE classes for the entire school. This is a great idea! There are 10 activities that are listed for the classes to participate in. For each of the activities, there is an explanation of what to do and/or how to do it.
4th - 5th Health 4 Views 13 Downloads
Be More Physically Active
Students explore ways to be more physically active. They discuss ways physical activity can help them and discuss activities that are best for them. After identifying activities they would like to try, they discuss health professionals who assist in being physically active and visit stations to try activities.
6th - 8th Health 10 Views 45 Downloads
Aerobic And Anaerobic Activity
Third graders engage in the study of aerobic and anaerobic activities. They discuss the differences in the type of exercises involved. Students identify the types of activities they enjoy based upon the information given. Then students perform an experiment to measure physical activity during the act of running.
3rd Health 27 Views 32 Downloads
Nutrition and Fitness
Sixth graders investigate the food guide pyramid. They conduct Internet research, and plan a three day nutritional menu appropriate for teenagers. Students include three meals per day and a snack for each day on their menu, and describe how the menu relates to fitness and health.
6th Health 3 Views 17 Downloads
Happy Feet=Healthy Body
Fourth graders discuss the benefits of regular exercise. In this physical health studies lesson, 4th graders create visual demonstrations to track their progress with physical fitness related goals. Students discuss various types of exercise, and their effects on overall physical health.
4th Health 3 Views 3 Downloads