Physical Activity Health Benefits Teacher Resources
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Exercise: What Kinds of Activities Are Best?
6th CCSS: Adaptable
What happens in the muscles during anaerobic and aerobic exercise, and how does this affect the heart and our overall health? A cross-curricular lesson plan that introduces learners to the lifelong benefits of exercise, including the...
How Playing Sports Benefits Your Body ... and Your Brain
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Exercising is undeniably beneficial for our brains and bodies. But how do these benefits compare to the participation and joining of a sports team? Watch an educational video to discover the psychological and health benefits of joining a...
Considering the Possible Benefits and Risks, is Becoming a Vegetarian a Smart Decision?
7th - 10th
This skill-building activity encourages learners to evaluate evidence and to use strong evidence to support a stance on a controversial issue. Individuals use bar graphs to rate the strength of arguments for the benefits and risks in...
The Benefits of a Bilingual Brain
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What does it really mean to know a language? Did you know that knowing two or more languages means that your brain might actually look and work differently than those of your monolingual friends? Discover the three different types of...
Do the Benefits of Renting a Pet Outweigh the Potential Harm It Can Cause the Animals?
7th - 10th
Pets for rent? Arguments for and against animal rentals are the focus of this resource, the third in a series of 24 that offer activities that enable class members to develop their discussion skills. A background article provides...