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Body Strength

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Your young learners will discover how muscular strength and endurance can increase with this truly hands-on activity! Beginning by writing an acrostic for the word strength, class members then engage in tracking their ability to squeeze...
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Five Physical Fitness Components

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Five learning stations for five physical fitness components: cardiovascular exercise, body composition, muscle endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility. As pupils progress through each station, they will complete assigned tasks,...
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The 400m Event—Chemistry and Sport

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do Olympic runners succeed in physically demanding events like the 400-meter dash? Physiology scholars explore the relationship between acids, bases, and the muscular system through a scenario-driven activity. The instructional...
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Physical Fitness: Lesson number 2

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students are assessed on the amount of improvement they make over a period of 6 weeks. They keep track of their improvement on an Excel spreadsheet so they can also see their improvement. This lesson focuses on leg and arm strength.
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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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Exercise: What Kinds of Activities Are Best?

For Teachers 6th Standards
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...
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Health Related Fitness Portfolio

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students develop and implement a fitness station. Students base their exercise stations upon flexibility, muscular strength, and endurance. They complete a health related fitness portfolio. Students design and take a fitness survey.
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Physical Education Word Search

For Students 4th - 6th
This worksheet provides 10 physical education-related words to locate in the word search puzzle. It does not include definitions, but an answer key is available.
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Exercise

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
This is the perfect resource for helping youngsters understand the importance of physical activity in their daily lives. The lesson and its worksheets focus on brainstorming a variety of fitness activities, such as games you can play...
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K-2: Fitness with a Jumpstick

For Teachers 1st
First graders gain knowledge and participate in activities enhancing muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility. In this fitness lesson, 1st graders complete various exercise activities to test out their physical skills.
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Backpacking - Lesson 5 - Getting in Shape for the Trail

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Do you have to be in decent condition to go on a weekend backpacking trip? This resource stresses the importance of fitness in backpacking. There are many ways to get the legs, the lungs, and the heart ready for a strenuous excursion....
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Fitness Advertisements

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Exercise is good for your heart, your bones, your lungs, and your mood! Middle schoolers read more about the effects of regular exercise before creating their own posters that advertise the benefits of physical fitness.
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Your Energy Out

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How much activity is appropriate for elementary school youngsters? What kind of activities do they need to do? Check out the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Look to see what are age-appropriate activities for each grade...
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Tracking Physical Fitness

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students record their daily physical activity in a chart. In this physical fitness lesson plan, students and adults exercise and see how many repetitions they can do in a given amount of time. They record this in a chart over a period of...
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Your Energy Out

For Teachers K - 5th
What kinds of physical activity should youngsters do more of? What kind of activities should they do enough of? What kind of activities should they do less of? Studies say that children should be doing about an hour of vigorous activity...
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Self and General Space in Dance

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore the different themes and strategies of dancing by performing in class.  In this physical education lesson plan, students practice moving specific joints and muscles as they train to perform a dance.  Students perform a...
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How Do You Choose a Physical Activity?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students analyze the fitness choices that they make and the benefits of a regular exercise program. They create a sample episode of an original fitness program.
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Action!

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students create their own exercise videos while learning that exercise can enhance body composition and self-concept, as well as improve heart health. They identify and discuss the various forms of exercise in which they can participate...
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Fitness with a Jump Stick

For Teachers 1st
First graders engage in activities enhancing muscular strength endurance, and flexibility. In this fitness lesson, 1st graders participate in a game of Freeze Tag. Additionally, students participate in five segments of activities...
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Decisions Today for a Healthy Tomorrow

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore a variety of factors that affect the health of the bone, muscle, and skin systems. Healthy lifestyle recommendations which include behaviors over which we have control are explored in this instructional activity.
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Plyometric Exploration

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders are introduced to the concept of plyometrics and how it relates to exercise. As a class, they practice jumping and landing in proper form. When the music starts, they follow the instructions given to them by their teacher.
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Hungry Crabs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students improve upper body strength and endurance. They crab walk inside the boundaries and collect the bean bags. They are only allowed to get one bean bag at a time. Once they get a bean bag, they place it on their stomach and crab...
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Personal Fitness Assessment

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students engaged in practice for a physical fitness exam. The practice is beneficial for overall student fitness. The instructor measures key factors of health that include height and weight.
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Weight Training

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice gaining strength by weightlifting.  In this physical education lesson, students discuss ways to safely build muscle by examining the parts of their body they will be using in the weight-room.  Students utilize a workout...

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