Benefits of Physical Activity Teacher Resources
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Special Education Fitness Challenge
Make fitness a part of each and every day. Special Ed students are given charts with maps and record keeping information. They are given a 20-week period (late October to late March, when the weather is cool enough) to walk that designated distance.
4th - 5th Physical Education 13 Views 34 Downloads
Stay Fit, 'Cause You Never Know.
Young scholars identify what "Active Living" means and compare and contrast the relationship between fitness and active living by developing a recipe for Active Living. They examine Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating and the importance of eating a balanced diet.
3rd - 6th Health 5 Views 23 Downloads
Formula for Fitness
Many youngsters don't understand that fitness is a life-long endeavor, and that it really pays off to be healthy. Use a spreadsheet to document progress in a fitness plan to see if there really in a benefit to running and exercise. Adapt this resource to meet the needs of your pupils.
7th - 10th Physical Education 3 Views 27 Downloads
Healthy Body Image: A Lesson Plan for Middle School Students
This is a very valuable lesson for middle schoolers on the importance of maintaining a healthy body image through diet, exercise, and positive mentality. The resource includes four lesson plans. The first two plans outline the physical growth and development of adolescents (changes in height, weight, and weight distribution) and prompts learners to question the ideal body image projected in advertisements and in the media.
6th - 9th Physical Education 108 Views 89 Downloads
Muscles and Bones in Space
Being an astronaut takes not only high mental acuity, but also a high level of physical fitness, especially for those who spend a long amount of time away from Earth, such as the astronauts serving on the International Space Station. Without the constant pull of Earth's gravity on the body, space travelers quickly lose bone density and muscle mass.
5th - 12th Science 21 Views 23 Downloads
Consuming Healthy Snacks
Get your class into great shape by introducing them to the benefits of eating healthy snacks and engaing in regular exercise. This set of activities comes with all the worksheets and handouts needed to complete several weeks of nutrition training.
6th - 10th Health 40 Views 269 Downloads
Science Lesson for Grade 12
Twelfth graders perform dihybrid crosses and calculate phenotype and genotype ratios. In this series of science lessons, 12th graders explain the process of anodizing aluminum. They research on the benefits and harm caused by resonance and forced vibrations.
12th Science 3 Views 35 Downloads
Snack Smart, Move More
What do lowfat yogurt, baby carrots, fresh fruit, and rice cakes have in common? They are all healthy snacks that can be eaten daily. Investigate healthy eating/snacking guidelines, learn how to make lowfat ice cream and practice some exercises designed to get you moving.
5th - 12th Health 12 Views 118 Downloads
Jr. Chef Club Making Brainy Breakfasts
Young scholars identify the benefits of eating a nutritious breakfast. In this nutrition lesson, students read food labels to identify foods that are low in sugar. Young scholars create a healthy breakfast by using eggs and low-fat cheese.
3rd - 6th Health 3 Views 25 Downloads
Students explore the concept of density and buoyancy. For this physics lesson, students discover the different factors that affect an object's density and buoyancy in water. Students conduct several investigations to further understand the concept.
5th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 70 Downloads
Young scholars investigate the benefits of dance and participate in dances. In this dance lesson, students investigate a number of dances such as square dancing and clogging that are native to Appalachia. They use math concepts to determine the beats per minute for the various folk dances.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
The Abc's of Healthy Eating
Students examine healthy eating as it relates to physical and mental health. For this the abc's of healthy eating lesson, students discuss the effects of unhealthy eating habits. Students examine the My Pyramid Food Guidance System as a graphic for Americans to make healthful food choices.
7th - 12th Health 36 Views 131 Downloads
A Lesson Plan for Elementary School Students
Learners identify characteristics of verbal, physical, emotional and cyberbullying. In this bullying lesson, students gather information about bullying and work in discussion groups to find ways to report and combat bullying.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 30 Downloads