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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 39 Views 256 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Who's on First? Alcohol Advertising and Sports
Students examine how alcohol companies use sponsorship of sports to promote their products. They complete a survey, analyze the results, and research the sports sponsorship portfolios of five beer companies.
6th - 8th Physical Education 27 Views 25 Downloads
Violence in Sports
Students explore the gratuitous use of violence in televised sports. They discuss sports they participate in, and the rules and consequences that relate to unsporting behaviour. They see if the same rules apply to professional athletes.
3rd - 7th Social Studies & History 18 Views 14 Downloads
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 32 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Sports Safety Role Play
Students role-play sports situations and determine the actions needed to stay safe from injuries. They define the term sports safety, develop short skits about situations involving sports safety, and work together in cooperative groups.
K - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 28 Downloads
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 15 Views 15 Downloads 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 Language Arts 20 Views 45 Downloads
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 82 Views 113 Downloads
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 10 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Design Your Dream Stadium
Young scholars 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 11 Views 16 Downloads
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 13 Views 12 Downloads
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 64 Views 100 Downloads
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 25 Views 90 Downloads
Joy and Pain
Students identify emotions that are expressed at sporting events. They read an article about the death of Cory Lidle and collect photographs that have a strong emotion attached to them. They write short stories that are connected to the photographs.
6th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 27 Downloads
We Are the Champions
Young scholars explore how Germany's soccer victories while hosting 2006 World Cup have contributed to national pride, examine fundamental aspects and cultural significance of sports in various countries, and write and perform mock sportscast.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 28 Downloads
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 Language Arts 3 Views 51 Downloads
Managing Training Loads and Sports Injuries
How can our young athletes work to reduce sports injuries and avoid risks associated with overtraining? Discover the major components of managing and monitoring an individual's training load, as well as the warning signs and symptoms of overtraining.
7th - 12th Physical Education 29 Views 21 Downloads
Beginner & Intermediate 5: Evaluating Credibility of Sources
Convey how to determine appropriate and credible online sources with a series of three lessons. After completing the lessons, class members will know what kinds of sources to use, how to identify credible sources, and how tone and style contribute to credibility.
5th - 12th 21st Century Skills 103 Views 148 Downloads CCSS: Designed