Sports Teacher Resources
From baseball and soccer to ping pong and bolwing, explore the wide world of sports with these educational resources.
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The Victor's Virtue: A Cultural History of Sport
10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Pupils explore the meaning of the ancient Greek word aretê and the place of virtue in historical athletic competition and modern sports. They begin by reading an informational text on the goal of sports in education, and then evaluate...
Does Height Matter in Sports?
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Are all gymnasts short and all basketball players tall? The comparison of strength and height does benefit some sports. A sporty video as part of a larger series on physics introduces allometry and the application to sports and medicine.
The Physics of Sports: An 8th Grade Physical Science Project
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Explore the relationship between sports and physics in a cross-curricular lesson. Middle and high schoolers prepare a multimedia presentation based on a chosen sport. They answer five physics vocabulary questions about how the laws of...
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...
Sports Physiology and Statistics
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
If I want to build up my heart, where should I start? Science scholars use statistics in a sports physiology setting during an insightful experiment. Groups measure resting and active heart rates and develop a scatter plot that shows the...
Sports Team Connotation Activities
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Reinforce your pupils' knowledge of connotation and denotation with a set of three sports team name activities. Using a dictionary, partners examine, define, and discuss 16 fictitious names for athletic teams. They brainstorm and analyze...
Sports Heroes and Private Action for the Common Good
8th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Young readers explore philanthropy and its effects on the public good. They discuss athletes and their examples as philanthropists. They research a sports hero and play "The Match Game" to determine what they know about other sports...
Boat Safety and Water Sports, Lesson 2: Personal Flotation Devices
9th - 12th
Lesson 2 is part of a twenty-two lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this lesson is on personal flotation devices. There are reasons why the law requires PFDs. Click on the resource link at the bottom of the page to...
Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 13 - Two Foot Deep Water Start
9th - 12th
Lesson 13 is part of a twenty-two instructional activity unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this instructional activity is water skiing and using a two-foot start to be able to get up and out of the water. Click on the...