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Students read a short article about the mountains and skiing in Slovakia. In this ESL lesson, students explore the reasons that skiing is a popular activity in Slovakia, then complete several short activities to reinforce the reading.
Students are introduced to cross country skiing. They sit down on picnic tables in Craft Building. Students study how they are going to fit their skis, boots, and poles. They are explained that the ski boots are in European (metric) sizes. Students determine that the ski boots should not fit tightly, but leave enough room for one finger between the end of your toe and the tip of the boot.
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.
It takes muscle strength and muscle endurance to get up on a water ski or wake board, and to stay up. Lesson 9 out of this 22 lesson unit is about conditioning. A resource link at the bottom of the page allows you to view all the lesson plans in the unit.
For this skiing worksheet, students watch a skiing video and then label pictures about skiing. Students label 6 pictures total on this worksheet.
Students explore how to get out of the starting position while in the water to prepare for water skiing.
Students study the effect of initial speeds and surface conditions on ski jump distances. They experiment with the parameters and demonstrate their effect on the final distance traveled in the ski jump.
In this skiing word search puzzle worksheet, students use problem solving skills to find the 20 skiing terms in the word puzzle.
Many mechanical phenomena are explained by a physics professor using Nick Goepper, a Winter Olympics 2014 slope-style skier, as the model. Beginning with kinetic and potential energy, the professor goes on to explain angular momentum and moment of inertia. This short film is a fresh and exciting way to introduce your physicists to these concepts. It is ideal for introducing and building interest in your mechanics unit, and takes a cross-curricular perspective on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic games! .
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.
Learners create a movie using pictures taken from a class ski trip. In this iMovie-ski trip lesson the students determine which pictures they would like to represent their trip. Learners then begin to construct their movie by using their pictures, narration, and other sounds and transitions. Students will produce a movie which captures the essence of the class trip.
Students explore places extreme skiers go, safety rules, and equipment they use. For this extreme sports lesson, students preview the book and table of contents. Students read the text independently and complete all related post reading activity worksheets.
In this sentence completion worksheet, learners read a conversation between two people who are planning to go night skiing. Student fill in the missing words in the sentences with either "many" or "much".
In this word search worksheet, students solve a word search by locating forty words related to skiing. The word list includes resort and skis.
Lesson 12 is part of a unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this lesson is getting up on the water ski using a one-foot start and a two-foot start. 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!
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 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.
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 22 is part of a 22 lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. This last lesson is an assessment of what the pupils have learned. Each of them is to demonstrate how to put on a life vest, put on water skis, explain the basic steps of water skiing, put on a wake board, and explain the basic steps to wakeboarding. There is also a written test.