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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 14 - Hand Signals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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.
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Adaptive Sports and Recreational Games

For Teachers 5th - 12th
It's truly amazing how people with physical disabilities are able to find ways to overcome their impairments. Their tremendous perseverance is evident in this handout that describes the ways different sports, ranging from bowling...
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Boating Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 3 - First Aid

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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 activity is about...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 13 - Two Foot Deep Water Start

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 13 is part of a twenty-two lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this lesson 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...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports, Lesson 2: Personal Flotation Devices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 2 is part of a twenty-two instructional activity unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this instructional activity is on personal flotation devices. There are reasons why the law requires PFDs. Click on the resource...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 5 - Water Skiing Laws/Safety/Equipment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 17 - Review Starts, Introduce Cross-Overs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 20 - Dry Land Wake Board Work

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports- Lesson 6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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.
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 15 - One Foot Deep Water Start

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 8 - Fundamentals (Machine)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 10 - Cold Water/Weather

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 10 is part of a twenty-two lesson 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...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 21 - Wake Boarding Review

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In boat safety lesson 21, the class reviews the basic techniques of wakeboarding. They review the skills and perform them in the pool with a partner. There are many resource links associated with this lesson.
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 12 - Pool, Deep Water Starts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 12 is part of a unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this instructional activity 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...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 7 - Fundamentals (machine)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 4 - Dangerous Sea Creatures

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 1 - Boating Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 18 - Wake Board Terms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Boat safety instructional activity 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...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 22 - Unit Exam

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Softball - Team Sports 2

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This softball presentation is incredibly complete in introducing all the basic components of the game. It has great definitions and pictures to go along with the terms used in the sport. The presentation starts off with a little bit of...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 9 - Conditioning for Water Skiing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 19 - Wake Board Tricks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wake board tricks, like the tantrum, whirlybird, and the flip, are pretty advanced tricks to learn. This fun lesson describes how to perform each of these tricks. It takes a lot of practice, along with a lot of spills and tumbles, to be...
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Gender and Sport

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Serena Williams, Mia Hamm, and Danica Patrick are living proof that women enjoy sports just as much as men. Sports enthusiasts read about the importance of gender equality on the playing field. They discover barriers to participation and...
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Sport Order

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In 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...

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