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In this water sports worksheet, students answer short answer questions about water sports and safety. Students complete 6 questions to get their merit badge.
Students study several different types of Chinese sports played throughout history in China. They examine the historical perspective of the importance of sports in Chinese culture and create a final project using information about three types of Chinese sports of their choice in the format of a sports mobile.
Water skiing laws exist for the safety of all concerned. Proper equipment is just as important as following all the laws concerning safety. Lesson 5 is part of a unit on boat safety and water sports. There are links at the bottom of the page that go to the other lessons, as well as the unit plan page.
Lesson 2 is part of a twenty-two lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this lesson is on personal flotation devices. There are reasons why the law requires PFDs. Click on the resource link at the bottom of the page to view all the lesson plans, as well as another resource link that connects to the unit plan page. Check it out!
Lesson 6 is part of a twenty-two lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this lesson is on water skiing and upper body strength training. There is a word scramble included for a homework assignment.
Lesson 10 is part of a twenty-two activity unit on boat safety and water sports. It focuses on how to handle cold water and cold weather when water skiing, as well as what to do if hypothermia or frostbite occur. Click on the resource link at the bottom of the page to view all the lesson plans.
Boat safety lesson 18 is all about the wake board.  The class learns the terminology about wake boards and discusses the different types of ropes used. Much of the information regarding boating basics, personal floatation devices, and hand signals are the same as in water skiing. There are several links to reference materials and to other boat safety lessons.
Teach your young adventurers about boating basics, such as boating terminology, knots, key aspects of the boat, and how to determine a boat's capacity. This resource is a good way to get started on learning how to water ski. There are twenty-two lessons in this unit. Click on the links to check out the rest of the unit on water skiing.
Students make a clay boat and test its bouyancy. They experiment to try to build the biggest boat that holds the most weight without sinking. They discover basic principles of boat design and density.
Students work together to complete an experiment on bouyancy. They make observations on the amount of water displaced by different objects. They calculate the mass of water as well. They relate this information to how engineers design boats.
For this alphabetical order worksheet, students read about how to put words in order when the beginning letters are the same. Students look at 8 pairs of words (names of sports) that begin with the same letter. Students circle the word that would come first.
When water skiing or wake boarding, hand signals are the most effective way of communicating. Use this lesson on boat safety to ensure that your youngsters are using the proper precautions before engaging in water sports.
Lesson 13 is part of a twenty-two lesson plan unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this lesson plan is water skiing and using a two-foot start to be able to get up and out of the water. Click on the resource link at the bottom of the page to view all the lesson plans; another resource link on the lesson plan page goes to the unit plan page. Check it out!
How do you cross that gigantic wake behind the boat? Lesson 17 covers the basic techniques of how to cross-over the wakes. Lesson 17 is part of a 22 lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. There are links at the bottom of the page that go to the other lessons, as well as the unit plan page.
Lesson 20 is part of a 22 lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this lesson is getting up on the wake board. If you click on the resource link at the bottom of the page, there is another resource link that goes to the unit plan page.
What are the basic first aid supplies that should be on a boat? What should be done when someone stops breathing and/or their heart stops beating? Lesson three is only one of twenty-two lessons on boat safety. This lesson is about first aid and CPR at it's most basic level. It does not mean the class is certified to do CPR; it's recommended to take a CPR course with the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association to get certified.
Lesson 15 is part of a 22 instructional activity unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this instructional activity is on getting up on the water ski using one foot. It is suggested to click on the resource link at the bottom of the page to view all the lesson plans, and then there is another resource link on the lesson plan page that goes to the unit plan page. Check it out!
Lesson 8 of 22 lessons on boat safety and water sports concerns making adjustments to situations while skiing behind the boat. Young water skiers practice on the Perfect Pull Machine. Click on the resource link at the bottom of the page to view all the lesson plans.
Boat safety lesson 7 (out of 22) focuses on the fundamental body position for water skiing. This is done using a water skiing training machine. If you click on the resource link at the bottom of the page, you can view all the lesson plans. Check it out!
Lesson 4 is part of a 22 lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. This lesson is about dangerous sea creatures, mainly in the ocean. There is a link to find pictures of the creatures discussed. It is suggested to click on the resource link at the bottom of the page to view all the lesson plans, and then there is another resource link on the lesson plan page that goes to the unit plan page. Check it out!

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