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Baylor College

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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Gustavus Adolphus University

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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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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Curated OER

"UNO" Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students increase cardiovascular fitness and muscular strength. "UNO" cards are used. Each card is matched up with an exercise.
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The Strength of the Muscular System

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the strength of the muscular system. They explore voluntary and involuntary muscle movement and discuss the types of muscles: cardiac or heart, skeletal, and smooth. They visit stations to answer questions...
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Fitness/Strength Conditioning Mini-lesson

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students describe a piece of strength conditioning equipment, what muscle (or muscles) are isolated, and how strengthening this muscle improve skill performance in the unit they are presently taking.
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Assessing My Fitness Level (Being the Best I Can Be)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils analyze the five components of physical fitness: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. They monitor heart rates, calculate target heart ranges, and assess levels of...
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Weight Training: Lifetime Fitness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the relationship between physical activity and the prevention of illness, disease and premature death. Students understand that working out regularly will increase muscular strength, endurance and improve many areas of...
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It Takes Two

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine various exercises in order to distinguish between exercises designed to increase muscular strength and those designed to improve muscular endurance. Groups create a presentation for their "clients" to explain the...
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Health Related Fitness Portfolio

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

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Use the medicine ball to help young learners develop strength in the core muscle groups. The Russian twists develop oblique strength, push-ups develop triceps strength, sit-ups work on abdominal strength, and squats develop quadriceps...
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Musical Hoops

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are introduced to the five health related concepts, muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, body composition and flexibility through a game of musical hoops which incorporates math operations.
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Survivor Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners work in groups to complete challenges. In this cooperation, endurance and strength lesson, students complete challenges from their Survivor Challenge Task Card and when complete, do the closing challenge together.
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Muscle Flexibility and Strength

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders listen to the definition of muscle strength and observe the teacher demonstrate how to do an abdominal crunch. They then do abdominal crunches for 20 seconds. They gather information about flexibility and strength and...
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Who Wants To Be A Fitnessaire? Closer

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students enjoy a review game to measure their knowledge about physical activity and the various components of fitness.
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Laguna Middle School

Personal Physical Fitness Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Sticking to a physical fitness plan can be tricky. Support young athletes' personal fitness goals with a helpful and strategie lesson plan. They reflect on their daily habits through a pre-assessment and questionnaire, create short and...
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Rainy Day Blues Turned into Rainbow Smiles

For Teachers K - 8th
A series of physical fitness games, activities, and teamwork challenges prompt youngsters to get moving! Using Hula Hoops, bean bags, pool noodles, and other materials, elementary and middle schoolers work together and get some exercise...
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Rube Goldberg

Rube Goldberg's Simple Normal Humdrum School Day

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
If you're going to build a machine, you might as well make it interesting and amusing. A set of eight lessons and activities introduces simple machines using Rube Goldberg machines. A culminating project challenges techies to create and...
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Scooter Drivers Test

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students increase muscular strength and endurance and are introduced to basic traffic safety rules.
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Pump It Up

For Students 9th - 12th
In this muscles worksheet, students read an article about building muscles and keeping them strong. Students choose any muscle in their body and use a website to learn about that muscle. They chart four muscles and exercises used to...
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Peaceful Playgrounds, Inc.

10 Rainy and Snow Day Activities for Indoor Recess and PE

For Teachers K - 6th
Don't let the rain and snow put a damper on your PE lessons. This collection of indoor activities is a perfect way to keep students active regardless of the weather outside.
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5 Components of Physical Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Physical fitness is a vital part of maintaining our students' health. This PowerPoint imparts the importance of physical fitness and the 5 components they need to understand in order to obtain a healthy body. This presentation is well...
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What is Physical Fitness?

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore and discuss what physical fitness actually is, its benefits and how to obtain it through a variety of ways. They summarize the five parts of physical fitness: cardiovascular endurance,muscular strength, muscular...
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Elastic Band Exercise

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders build muscle strength by using elastic bands. For this elastic band exercise lesson, 7th graders do various stretches and movements using an elastic band. Students go to different stations to do different exercises....

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