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Sports Heroes and Private Action for the Common Good
Young readers explore philanthropy and its effects on the public good. They discuss athletes and their examples as philanthropists. They research a sports hero and play "The Match Game" to determine what they know about other sports heroes.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review Forearm Pass/Setting
Here is a beautifully designed volleyball lesson plan on the forearm pass/bump and overhead pass/set. It includes a detailed PowerPoint presentation and set of instructional guidelines, skill cues, and lists of strategies for differentiating instruction.
4 mins 6th - 10th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable
Debating the Social and Ethical Issues in Personal Genetics and Sports
How might genetic testing impact and transform the nature of athletic sports? After reading a New York Times article on genetic testing for children to determine athletic ability, class members are broken into groups and take on the roles of parents, students, and doctors in various hypothetical scenarios involving such testing.
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
After reading up on the history of sports racquets, engineering teams design and construct a racquet for batting a Velcro-striped ball at a target. Teams evaluate their design by aiming for the target three times each and answering reflection questions.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Hey There, Sports Fans!
Students discuss the impact that fans have on a sports team. After reading an article, they identify how Chicago Cubs fans are responding to their loss in the playoffs. With a partner, they develop surveys in which they give to family and friends about their habits at sporting events.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
The Everyday Science of Sports
Physical science juniors will enjoy this sensational enrichment on aerodynamics, especially if they are also sports fans! With a focus on physical features and behaviors, collaborative groups make observations on five different golf balls and speculate on how the features affect performance.
Pre-K - Higher Ed Science
Sports Equipment Set
Many students like to play sports and the equipment that goes with it costs money. The resource sets up an inequality that gives a total amount needed to purchase the equipment and the initial amount of money already obtained. In order to make more money, the subject decides to earn it by washing windows.
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Design Your Dream Stadium
Students raise their design awareness about construction considerations for large public facilities including safety, accessibility, funding, construction materials, and space, use geometry and other mathematical skills to calculate size and scale of imaginary sports stadium, and construct scale model of their design using recycled materials.
4th - 12th Technology & Engineering
After reading to learn about golf ball aerodynamics, eager engineers put their minds together to apply their new knowledge to an aerospace design challenge. Additionally, they work in teams to predict and test the bounce heights of different balls, then share their results with the class.
2nd - 12th Science
Sports Nutrition and Performance
Take a look at this nutrition lesson which is specifically geared for high school competitive athletes. This is a comprehensive lesson and is worth perusing if you are serious about having your athletes understand how important food is to their performance levels.
9th - 12th Physical Education
The Science of Lance Armstrong
Live Strong! High schoolers will discuss some of the reasons behind Lance Armstrong's success in cycling and chart those reasons into four categories: Physiology, Psychology, Equipment, Training/Strategy. They will then choose one sport and research three examples of sports science that an athlete might use and summarize their research in a letter as a coach giving advice to an athlete.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Rock Climbing: Extreme Sports
Have you been rock climbing? Have your learners complete pre-reading, writing, and post-reading activities for the book Rock Climbing: Extreme Sports. In this guided reading lesson plan, readers complete writing activities, review vocabulary, answer short-answer questions, have discussions, and more.
4th - 6th English Language Arts