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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Personal Health Series Grades 6-8
The Personal Health Series is designed to teach middle schoolers how to improve their own health. The 22 lessons address the CASEL competencies and are divided into five categories: Fitness and Fun; Hygiene; Nutrition; Puberty, Growing...
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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Personal Health Series Grades 9-12
The KidsHealth in the Classroom: Personal Health Series for grades 9-12 includes 21 lessons divided into 5 topics: fitness, hygiene, puberty and growing up, and safety. Each lesson has two hands-on activities designed to engage teens and...
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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series Grades 6-8
The KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series, designed to address the CASEL competencies, focuses on helping middle schoolers understand what can happen when the body doesn’t function properly. The 18 lessons cover three...
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.
Sports Safety: Grades 6-8
Sports safety is the focus of two activities. Scholars read an article concerning sports safety then complete a handout that challenges them to list sports injuries and ways to prevent them. After reading the second set of articles, a...
Students study sports injuries in relation to famous athletes and everyday people. They brainstorm common sports injuries and those of famous athletes. In groups, they evaluate information related to sports injuries and take notes to...
Sports Injury Symptoms and Causes
Students research possible symptoms and causes of sports injuries. They research websites to list injuries and causes on a worksheet as they complete the template. After conducting their research, they discuss how sports injuries can be...
Sports Injury Symptoms & Prevention
Students gain a basic understanding of common symptoms of sporting injuries and how to best prevent sporting injuries. They interpret factors that contribute to personal awareness and their effects on behavior by communicating...
Sports Injury Management
Pupils study the acronym TOTAPS in relation to managing sports injuries. They discuss the elements of TOTAPS and how to progress through each step. After discussing TOTAPS, they study how to treat injuries using the RICER method and the...
Avoiding Sports Injuries
Students research sports injuries and how to deal with the injury. In this injury prevention lesson, the teacher introduces several exercise risk factors and prevention techniques, then students work in small groups to conduct research...
Museum of Disability History
Adaptive Sports and Recreational Games
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...
On 'Punched Out': Looking at Brain Trauma and Other Risks of Violent Sports
The tragic story of Derek Boogard, a hockey star whose sports-related brain injuries eventually lead to his death, is told through a series of videos. There are also articles that can be read. This poignant lesson gets participants to...
Sports Safety: Grades 9-12
What to do and what not to do when training and playing sports. That is the focus of two activities designed for teens. In the first activity, individuals read research about factors that contribute to safe sport participation and share...
Personal Development (Safety and Injury Prevention)
Demonstrate an ability to make informed choices about the prevention of injury with your class and others. Through class discussion, observational studies, simulation, and the creation of a handbook, high schoolers will understand the...
National Science Foundation
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Injury and Recovery
Synthetic scaffolding can be used to regenerate biological tissue, such as muscle, tendons, and ligaments. When perfected, this biotechnological feat will help many injured athletes recover more quickly. Dr.Cato Laurencin explains the...
Parkour Meets Trampolining
The Learning Network has created 7 questions on the posted video "Parkour Meets Trampolining". This is a really cool video and will stimulate much discussion among your class. There is a lot of room to create new questions to help pupils...
Students research correct procedures for taping ankles related to sports injuries. They work through each procedure for taping ankles in the correct order and discuss each step. In pairs, they develop a scenario related to injuring...
Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 4 - Dangerous Sea Creatures
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...
Sports Merit Badge Workbook
In this Sports Boy Scout merit badge worksheet, students complete 7 pages of short answer questions. They answer questions about the prevention of sports related illnesses and injuries. They diagram and describe the rules and etiquette...
Sports Science Quiz
In this sport science quiz worksheet, students respond to 15 short answer and true or false questions regarding the science of athletic activity.
Sports Helmets and Impact Testing of Polymers
Students examine the importance of good quality safety gear. In this investigative instructional activity, students will tests various polymers, collect data, and analyze the data to determine which polymer is best for safety helmets....
Biomechanics of Sports
Learners examine the body's major organ systems and how they function and influence each other. They examine how the human body moves when involved in sports.
Students research the correct procedures for taping ankles via internet then put procedures in correct order and, as a class, discuss each procedure and implement the ankle taping techniques on each other. They also go through each...
Concussions: Grades 6-8
Teach middle schoolers to learn how to prevent concussions, recognize the symptoms of a concussion, and what they should do in case of a concussion. After reading articles that provide background information, groups create factsheets...
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