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Mascil Project

Sports Physiology and Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Stanford University

A Healthy You

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Go beyond counting calories with a healthy eating unit that focuses on reading nutritional labels, making healthy choices, and incorporating fitness into daily life. After four lessons about the different ways kids can improve their...
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Curated OER

Fun Fitness Activities For Kids

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
From shuttle run relays to ACTIVE Bingo, you'll be elated to have this PE resource packet in your tool belt for your next fitness lesson. After all, who wouldn't want to play a game called, "Elephants, Giraffes, and Palm Trees"?
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Unit Plan
Special Olympics

Train at School

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Here is a fantastic compilation of adaptive physical education lesson plans that cover the major concepts of physical fitness, including: aerobic endurance, balance, coordination, flexibility, power, speed and agility, and strength.   
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Interdisciplinary Unit On Wellness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a portfolio throughout their middle school years on wellness. Students explore their awareness of the connections between health, physical education, and family and consumer sciences with particular emphasis on the areas...
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Nemours KidsHealth

Fast Break!: Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd
Before a test or quiz, warm up the brain and body with two minutes of exercise. Browse seven cards that showcase a different exercise. Each card provides a picture and a written description.
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Nemours KidsHealth

Obesity: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers take on the role of the nation's first Teen Nutrition and Fitness Czars and create tips that can be texted to other teens to remind them about healthy eating and exercising. Groups read articles to gather background...
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Nemours KidsHealth

Obesity: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Screen time and fast foods, sugary drinks and greasy fries have lead to one-third of tween and teens being overweight or obese. As part of the Health Problems Series scholars analyze the nutritional value of the school food services menu...
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Nemours KidsHealth

Fitness: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers will get a kick out of a lesson that asks them to first design a proposal for a kickboxing routine for Kickin' Kelly's new DVD. A second activity has them explaining the fitness routine they will follow to prepare to be...
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Nemours KidsHealth

Fitness: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Get off the couch, potato! Fitness is the focus of a resource that offers two engaging activities. The first has class members design a 5-day, 60-minute exercise session program for reluctant teens. The second activity asks teams to...
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Lesson Plan
Serendip

Evolution and Adaptations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Survival of the fittest isn't just for the movies! A five-part lesson explores several different species with known adaptations and analyzes them for their survival strategies. Using both video and research data, scholars draw...
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Handout
US Department of Veterans Affairs

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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S&S Worldwide

Fitness Challenge

For Students K - 12th
Don't be a couch potato! Get up and moving with a February 2018 calendar that suggests daily exercises that will get your feet walking and your heart pumping. There's even a special challenge for Super Bowl Sunday.
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PhysEdGames

Hospital Tag

For Students 2nd - 6th
Begin the game by setting up the two opposite corners of the gym as hospitals, while assigning two taggers. Choose two people as ambulance drivers, and they will use the scooters as ambulance beds (scooters are connected with a mat on...
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PhysEdGames

Continuous Tag

For Students K - 4th
Assign a tagger, and everyone else as runners. The tagger will tag people at random. Persons tagged must go to the other side of the gym court to perform a skill. Once they are done, they can go back in the game.
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PhysEdGames

Red-Light Green-Light

For Students K - 4th
Choose a person to be the stoplight. Have everyone else line up on the opposite side of the gym. If "green light" is called out, the players run toward the stoplight person until they hear "red light," which means stop. Anyone that does...
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PhysEdGames

Knock'em Downers and Pick'em Uppers

For Students K - 4th
Set up several cones, pylons, or pins around the gym floor. Split that class into two equal groups. Assign one team as the knock'em downers and the other team as the pick'em uppers. Each team does exactly what their name implies....
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PhysEdGames

Strikeball

For Students K - 8th
Groups form a circle with each person's feet spread shoulder width apart and touching the person's next to them. Drop a ball in the middle of the circle. The object of the game is for players to keep the ball from leaving the circle...
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PhysEdGames

Commandos

For Students 1st - 8th
First create a starting line and ending line in the gym. After divvying up the class into equal teams, each team lines up in a straight row behind the starting point. Each player is lined up behind the other on their team. When you yell...
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PhysEdGames

4-Side Warmup

For Students K - 8th
Write four exercises on separate sheets of paper and hang them in the four corners of the gym. Include the name of the exercise and the number of reps for each. Assign class members to each corner. Instruct athletes to complete each...
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PhysEdGames

Crows and Cranes

For Students 2nd - 8th
After separating the class into two teams—crows and cranes—each team lines up in the middle line of the gym with their backs facing each other. If the teacher yells out "cranes!" then all the cranes run to their side of the gym while the...
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PhysEdGames

Pass and Score Tag

For Students 2nd - 6th
Give two taggers a pool noodle and two freers a foam ball. If runners get tagged, then the freers must free them by throwing the ball to them. The trick is freers can't move when they throw, and runners must catch the ball to be free....
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PhysEdGames

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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PhysEdGames

Mental Math Warm-Up

For Students 1st - 8th
Use a simple warm-up that has pupils solving math equations to determine the number of reps for a certain exercise. Learners use mental math to solve basic equations. Next, they must do the same number reps of whatever exercise you...