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Fitness Curriculum Agility - Cone Drills & Pro Agility Run

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Although this is not a lesson in itself, these four running agility drills would be great to incorporate into training for athletic teams. Work on quick movements forwards, backwards, sideways, and on pivoting properly. Agility is often...
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The Science of Distance Running

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Don't run from an informative resource. Individuals view a video in the ACS Reactions series that discusses the science of distance running. It explains how energy, oxygen, and water are necessary for running and describes the mechanics...
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Gold Medal Attitudes Running Club

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The Gold Medal Attitudes Running Club was created to promote healthy living for your elementary school pupils. Use a pedometer and a computer program to keep track of progress. A few other suggestions are available, but it's really up to...
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Walking & Running

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Here's a fun collection of activities for helping youngsters develop body awareness, walking and running skills, spatial awareness, fine motor skills, and adaptive physical education skills such as following directions.
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Special Olympics Young Athletes Activity Guide

For Teachers K - 3rd
From bunny hops and bridges to bean bag tosses and big ball catches, your activity toolkit will be overflowing with great new ideas for adaptive physical education!
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Jackie Robinson: Athlete and Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Can hitting a home run be an act of courage? Scholars analyze the impact Jackie Robinson had on the Civil Rights movement in America. They use primary sources and video clips to create 21st-Century baseball cards of Robinson's many...
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Physical Action Cards

For Teachers K - 8th
Whether your young athletes will be running, leaping, tuck-jumping, skipping, or doing some other action, leave the decision to the luck of your shuffle! On each of these physical action cards is a graphic and description of a different...
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On Your Mark

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
With many factors leading to a great athlete, does height make Usain Bolt unfairly fast? Middle schoolers conduct analysis to change the running distance of the Olympic races to be proportional to the height of the participants. They...
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Function Notation

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
Burning calories is a function of the time an athlete runs, and modeling this scenario with function notation will make your algebra learners mathematically healthier. Math athletes begin their trek by determining a definition for...
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Design a Running Shoe for a Triathlete

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the design and construction of athletic footwear. They analyze the magnitude and directions of forces on the foot and leg in different sports, interview people, and design a running shoe for a triathlete.
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Review of Skills as Sports

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young athletes put together the athletic skills they need to play different sports in the eighth week of this physical education unit. First they work on basic skills like running, jumping, kicking, throwing, and catching. Next, children...
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For Students 6th - 12th
How much time do your class members spend standing versus running during an athletic event? Are they more likely to pass the ball or attempt to score themselves? Get the evidence to answer questions like these with TimeMotion, an app...
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Olympic Sprint Training

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students observe and analyze their partner while they run fast, and teach each other up to eight cues to improve speed and technique.
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A Running Start and Frames of Reference

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Ttake learning to the next level! Individuals research inertial mass, a physical property of matter, and apply what they learn through a series of activities designed to stimulate the senses. They demonstrate Galileo's Principle of...
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Snappy Stair Sprints

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Let's go for a run. Small groups determine a way to collect data to determine the time it would take to run a set of stairs. After creating a plan, teams collect data and graph their results, calculating the equation of best fit and...
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The Math Behind Michael Jordan's Legendary Hang Time

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
As spectacular of an athlete as he was, even Michael Jordan can't beat gravity. Engage young scholars in exploring the science and math behind this hall-of-famer's amazing leaping ability, and see how things would be different on other...
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Topic 5: Running the Business

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Young scholars explore the concept of running a business. In this running a business lesson, students put their plan of action into practice. Young scholars market a product and try to maximize profit.
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Sports Injuries

For Teachers 5th - 8th
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...
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Four Corners Locomotion

For Teachers K - 5th
A simple P.E. activity will get young athletes running, jumping, hopping, skipping, and crabwalking! These locomotor movement exercises are a great way to build up aerobic endurance. Your students will ask you to play this game again and...
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Sprinting for Beginners

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Teaching sprinting to beginners? Explain how form is important to speed, and good form helps to increase one's speed. Here are a few tips to teach some basic sprinting skills to your young runners: start on the balls of the feet, high...
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Track & Field - Individual Sports 2

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Are you starting  a track and field unit? Do you want to introduce the basic components of the unit? What are the track events? What are the field events? What are the rules of each event? What's the exchange zone? Show this PowerPoint...
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Design a Running Shoe for a Triathlete

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners develop a new triathlete shoe. They consider several elements of engineering design to develop concepts for a new shoe.
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Analyzing Graphs 3

For Students 8th - 9th
In this analyzing graphs worksheet, students solve 10 different word problems that are related to 2 different graphs. They use the first graph of three athletes running in a race to respond to each of 5 questions. Then, students use the...
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Olympic Sprint Training

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work with a partner and observe and analyze their partner's form while running. They make recommendations from a list of eight cues to help improve both running speed and technique.

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