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Boy Scout Merit Badge: Swimming
This merit badge workbook for swimming provides a checklist of achievements necessary to secure this Boy Scout badge. It includes 10 potential health concerns related to swimming and asks about their prevention and treatment. This is a thorough evaluation of swimming-related knowledge.
8th - 12th Physical Education 3 Views 6 Downloads
Fish Swimming--A Poem by Moniza Alvi
For this poetry analysis worksheet, students read the poem "Fish Swimming," and discuss the metaphors in the poem. Students complete eight activities based on the poem, including rewriting the subject of the poem and watching two animations based on the poem.
6th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 84 Downloads
Vowel Digraphs: "The Swimming Hole"
In this vowel digraph activity based on the book, The Swimming Hole, students read a letter, find vowel sound like those in paw, author and thought. Students write those words, then circle word that match vowel sounds of given underlined words.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads
Swimming Pool Mural
Students research art analysis by creating a mural in their class. In this artistic expression lesson plan, students research the work of Keith Haring and discuss his personal style and how it reflected body movement. Students utilize paints and scaffolding to create their own murals based on swimming.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Here is a real-world application for systems of equations. When is it better to pay an enrollment fee and lower daily rate, and when is it better to pay the regular price? The local swim center is having a special offer, reductions in the price of the daily pass with an enrollment fee.
7th - 9th Math 11 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Stroke Length Does Matter
A guide for competitive swimmers to take a look at how stroke length contributes to swimming efficiency. There is a PowerPoint and several websites for the swimmers to visit to gather information. They then keep track of their swimming strokes, counting, timing, and charting their progress.
9th - 12th Physical Education 3 Views 12 Downloads
Breaking News English: First Woman Swims Across the Atlantic
In this English worksheet, students read "First Woman Swims Across the Atlantic," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Swimming Hole by Laura Ingalls Wilder
This PowerPoint provides a summary, comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and links for independent activities related to the story "The Swimming Hole" by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Age-appropriate definitions of such literacy elements and terms as theme, historical fiction, homophones, and antonym are given.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 92 Downloads
What In The World Are Swim Bladders and Why Are They Important
In this swim bladders worksheet, students use a bowl, water, and balloons to make swim bladders, and answer short answer questions about them. Students answer 7 questions and interview someone who has been scuba diving.
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Cardio Swim Day
Students participate in a cardiac workout in the swimming pool. Individually, they record their own intensity by using heart rate monitors and noting their rate of perceived exertion. They discover which swimming stroke keeps their heart rate up and complete a worksheet.
9th - 12th Health 3 Views 6 Downloads
Swimming Pool Math
Constructionists calculate perimeter and area of various rectangles. They draw a rectangle representing a swimming pool on grid paper, calculate the area of the swimming pool and the sidewalk around the pool, and identify patterns in the calculations.
6th - 12th Math 10 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Swim the Open Sea: Analyzing Duel Vectors
This dual vector lesson has the class watch a video about a person's swim of the English Channel. The class then uses a computer program to analyze dual vectors of wind's effect on a flight path of a plane as compared to the water currents effect on the person's swim.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed