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91 resources with the keyterm physical activity

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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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Your Energy Balance Goal!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This is the culminating activity for a unit on energy balance for 3rd-5th graders created by Together Counts. Young learners make a plan to balance their energy in and their energy out for one month. They use the SMART steps in creating...
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Health Concerns Lecture

For Teachers 6th - 10th
This lesson on health concerns includes a ton of information. There is a PowerPoint presentation that walks through the entire lesson. If you want a quick introduction to these topics then run through this slide presentation quickly, but...
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Physical Activity and Personal Fitness - Lesson 6

For Teachers 7th - 12th
We all want to live a long, happy, healthy life. Right? In order to achieve this, one must maintain a balance of physical fitness and good nutrition. Take a look at this lesson to see many of the components that are involved in this...
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About Your Heart and Exercise

For Students 4th - 10th
A handout and worksheet composed of two pages of resource information and two pages of questions that require short answers. The main idea of the handout is in choosing an exercise program. Each activity session should include a warm-up...
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Health and Fitness Expo

For Teachers 4th - 5th
A health and fitness expo hosted by the 4th and 5th grade PE classes for the entire school. This is a great idea! There are 10 activities that are listed for the classes to participate in. For each of the activities, there is an...
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Opening Day Activities

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Use these opening day activities for the first day of your physical education classes. Set the tone, get your class moving around, and have them talk to each other! There are a couple of activities to help you and your classes get started.
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Identify Healthy Food and Lifestyle Choices

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Poll your scholars about their choices on food they eat, or don't eat, and on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Topic statements such as "I ate breakfast this morning" start a discussion on what are healthy choices and what are unhealthy...
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Personal Health Series: Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Complete activities to help your class appreciate the importance of physical activity. They will answer discussion questions, read articles, and create their own physically active game in order to deepen their knowledge and appreciation...
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Deck Tennis

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study deck tennis. In this instructional activity that can be adapted to teach movement, passing and positioning in any sport, 7th graders toss and catch a rubber ring, students of varying abuilities will be able to...
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Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Lesson 8: Action Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Check you heart rate, evaluate your current level of activity, figure out calories burned based on the activities you do. Then put together an action plan of activities to do on a regular basis to maintain physical fitness. Lesson 8...
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Do More, Do Enough, Do Less

For Students 3rd - 8th
This physical education worksheet provides a 3-day chart to schedule 60 minutes of physical activity each day. It also includes notecards with different activities to sort into categories: do more, do enough, do less.
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Get Off the Couch!

For Students 2nd - 8th
This 1-page worksheet provides space to record physical activity over the course of 5 days. It suggests documenting the activity and duration.
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How Many Minutes Should I Get?

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Thirty minutes of physical activity a day maintains health and keeps chronic disease away! Your class will learn and discuss the number of minutes of physical activity needed every day to maintain good health, as well as the short- and...
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Bottle Bowling

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Bottle Bowling is the focus of the P.E. and math lesson. They use recycled materials such as plastic juice or soda bottles to play a game of bowling. Students set of the bottles for the game of bowling, and practice their rolls. This...
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Do You Exercise?

For Students 1st - 3rd
This worksheet provides a space to draw pictures of the exercises one does, and then asks about the importance of physical activity. Lastly, class members record how far then can jump and run; and how many sit-ups and push-ups they can do.
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Exercise and Your Heart

For Students 6th - 10th
Take a look at this four-page handout on exercise and the heart. Heart disease is the number one killer in the US, and most of that could be prevented. Learn about the benefits of physical activity and a longer healthier life. Check out...
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Hopi Running

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify why the Hopi tribe practiced running as it relates to health, delivering messages, defeating other tribes, and for ceremonial events. In this social studies lesson, students use maps to identify latitude and longitude...
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The Abc's of Healthy Eating

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners examine healthy eating as it relates to physical and mental health. In this the abc's of healthy eating lesson, students discuss the effects of unhealthy eating habits. Learners examine the My Pyramid Food Guidance System as a...
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Teaching Fundamental Movement

For Teachers K - 6th
Young scholars perform fundamental movement activities for flexibility and motor skills. In this movement lesson plan, students perform physical activity for all grade levels.
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Mission 2: Fitness Benefits

For Teachers 1st - 6th
In this fitness lesson, students write about being active, what activities they participate in, how they feel when they participate in these activities, what activities they would like to try and how they could increase their daily...
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Let's Play Outside!

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Here are 14 games for you to bring to summer camp, a neighborhood gathering, or a birthday party!
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Why Be Active?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Are there benefits to being physically active? Yes! There are both short-term and long-term benefits! Being physically active doesn't just have strengthen you physically, but also emotionally and socially. Learners find out how to...
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Calorie Calculations through Beach Activities

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Beach activity separates babes from blobs! Your class learns about calculating the number of calories used during physical activity. A worksheet is provided in which the activity of five different people at the beach is listed for...