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196 resources with the concept gross motor skills

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The Physics of Human Sperm vs. the Physics of the Sperm Whale

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here is an unusual comparison: the swimming conditions of a sperm cell and a sperm whale. Introduce your physics class to the Reynolds number by sharing this video comparison during your fluid mechanics unit. Afterward, teach them to...
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Doin' The Grouch

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Celina the dance teacher knows the dance, "Doin' The Grouch." Oscar tells the Grouchketeers and the kids at home to get up and learn the dance. Dances like this help build gross motor skills, listening skills, and self-esteem.
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Career Connections | Equestrian Therapist

For Students 3rd - 12th
New ReviewA short video showcases the ins and outs of being an equestrian therapist. The host explains her role, how she came to be an equestrian therapist, and the joy she feels with each patient. 
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Classroom Activities: Mirror-Tracing Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What does it take to train your brain? Learners explore the question as they experiment with their own memory and motor skills. They attempt to trace an object using a mirror and then score their results over several trials. They then...
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Sample Flexibility Plan for Beginners

For Students 6th - 12th
Boost flexibility with a set of stretches designed for beginners. Pictures and descriptions guide readers through a variety of stretches while standing, sitting, and lying on the floor. 
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Card Sort Challenge

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learning is in the cards for this challenge. Collaborative groups work together to monitor the effect increasing the complexity of an activity has on the motor response time. Learners connect data analysis to their knowledge of brain...
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Motor Learning and Memory

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
What do our brains have to do with reaction timing? Everything! In a hands-on learning activity, young scientists participate in four card activities that measure reaction timing. Each activity gets progressively more complex, and...
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The Video Camera Game

For Teachers K - 5th
Implement a fun game at the start of your next physical education class to warm-up the class' bodies. Call out video-editing terms to signal a particular tasks such as walking, running, jumping and more!   
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Field Hunters

For Teachers K - 6th
Warm up a physical education class with a game of Field Hunters. Participants scour a field to collect as many objects as they can in a limited amount of time. 
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Tips for working with participants with Autism

For Teachers K - 12th
Everyday life can be overwhelming for a student with autism spectrum disorder. An informative presentation guides teachers through definitions of common attributes associated with autism, as well as ways to meet sensory needs to...
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Top 8 Exercises for Autism Fitness

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Create an inclusive physical education program with help from eight exercises designed to met of the needs of children with autism. Activities include ball work, hurdles, bear crawls, resistance bands, star jumps, and the Scramble. 
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Understanding Motor Planning Deficits in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Packet with possibilities, a helpful presentation is designed to provide information about motor planning deficits in learners with autism spectrum disorder. The presentation also models activities that improve planning and develop motor...
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Star Wars® Dodge Ball

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Put a new, action-filled spin on a classic game with Star Wars® Dodge Ball. Scholars turn into Jedis and lightsabers are used to save peers from sitting on the sidelines, all the while a bombardment of balls fly towards moving targets. 
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Rainy Day Physical Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Don't fret next time a rainy day schedule is announced! Implement any of six physical activities designed for indoor P.E. Pupils walk, crawl, hop, tiptoe, march, dance, or skip their way through lively and developmentally...
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Developing Handwriting Skills for Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

For Teachers K - 12th
Here is a resource packed with strategies to help individuals with ASD improve their handwriting skills. Intended for the teacher or specialist, the resource provides background information on reasons learners with ASD have difficulty...
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Musical Activities for Early Childhood Inclusion

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Get your movers and shakers grooving to the beat with this series of musical activities designed to meet everyone's needs! Ten games, using an assortment of instruments, bring awareness to one's body, brain, and social interactions in a...
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Shape It Up!

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
The best way to understand shapes is to make them. Young geometers explore basic shapes through a variety of gross motor and fine motor activities. Shape sorting, singing songs about shapes, and eating shape snacks are just a few of the...
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Best of 3

For Students 6th - 12th
Enhance your volleyball lessons with a brief video that demonstrates the practice drill, in which two pairs go head-to-head to score the most points within three sets. 
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Beach Scramble

For Students 6th - 12th
Boost a volleyball lesson with a video showcasing the passing and setting skills. Here, observe a quick game of two on two where a fifth player, or coach, throws the ball into play, and players practice setting the ball for their...
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Dig and Chase

For Students 6th - 12th
Watch a volleyball team as they practice digging and chasing; two pairs of players are served the ball from a coach or teammate, and take turns volleying it ultimately over the net. 
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Two Person Digging Reps

For Students 6th - 12th
Don't let the ball hit the ground! Here, watch as two sets of players volley back and forth, making sure to get every pass before it hits the ground. 
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Chase the Line

For Students 6th - 12th
Give your volleyball lessons a boost with a skills practice drill. View the video to learn how to follow the imaginary line at the back of the court to get those far hitting balls. 
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Listen to your Partner

For Students 6th - 12th
Listening to your partner is an important life skill, both on and off the volleyball court. During your next volleyball lesson, watch how one team practices the skill; demonstrated by rotating two pairs passing the ball back and forth,...
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Pass and Attack

For Students 6th - 12th
Use the pass and attack drill in your next volleyball lesson! But first, watch the video, which demonstrates how volleyball players perform the practice activity.