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Persuasive Writing Prompts

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Are student athletes under too much pressure to perform? How should countries respond to acts of domestic terrorism?  Should video games be regulated? Never again will you need to worry about coming up with engaging prompts or complete...
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Protecting Athletes with Genetic Conditions: Sickle Cell Trait

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Should school and professional teams test athletes for sickle cell trait? Will it protect them by providing knowledge or lead to discrimination by not allowing them to participate in sports? After learning about this genetic disorder,...
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Interview with a Famous Athlete

For Students 4th - Higher Ed
Teach your learners how to conduct an interview. English learners will learn the language patterns behind asking questions and creating answers through sentence frames and pictures though the topic of famous athletes.
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Work Hard and Work Smart: Designing for Athletes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students design new insights into work tied into athletes. Students design a sports bag for athletes. Students investigate varied sports. They interview people involved in varied sports. Students engage in active problem solving as they...
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Carbohydrate Consumption, Athletic Performance and Health – Using Science Process Skills to Understand the Evidence

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Should athletes carb load before an event or consume carbohydrates during the competition? Scholars discuss how to set up a hypothesis and experiment to answer a question relating carbohydrates and athletic performance. Then, they read...
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Menu for an Athlete

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Football, basketball, softball. What do these sports have in common? Athletes. Young scholars learn about and discuss the food pyramind, especially grains, with the thought that they will be planning a pre-competition meal and snack for...
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Your School’s Athletic Director Needs Your Mathematical Input!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Cover the field. Pairs investigate two different rolls of astroturf to cover a football field. The learners determine which type of roll is the most cost effective. Scholars write letters to the athletic director explaining their...
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A Profile of an Athlete

For Teachers 5th
In this compare and contrast worksheet, 5th graders find out how they are similar to and different from Carly Patterson, an Olympic athlete by competing the compare and contrast chart.
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Internal Athlete—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Cross-country skiers are some of the most disciplined athletes in the world. Young scholars learn about the biology of endurance in an interesting video lesson that highlights athletes of current and past Olympics.
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Real-Life Math | Athletic Trainer

For Students 6th Standards
The lesson is sure to get scholars' blood pumping. An athletic trainer highlights some uses of math in athletic training in a heart-pumping video. After watching it, pupils get together in groups to measure their resting heart rates and...
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Athletics and Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How might genetic testing impact and transform the nature of athletic sports? After reading a New York Times article on genetic testing for children to determine athletic ability, class members are broken into groups and take on the...
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Sports Heroes and Private Action for the Common Good

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
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...
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Marathon Challenge by PBS

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Does your class have the heart for this activity about exercise and pulse rates? After measuring resting heart rate and recovery heart rate, have your young athletes investigate pulse rate and the effect of exercise on pulse rate. This...
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Sports Personalities in Advertising

For Teachers 7th - 9th
During a series of four activities, class members examine and deconstruct advertising that features famous athletes. They determine target audiences, analyze ads, explore "emotional climate," and role play a meeting between a sports...
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Acrostic Poem Plan: Athletics

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this poetry writing worksheet, students write a rough draft of an acrostic poem about athletics. Students use the letters in ATHLETICS to begin each line of poetry.
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Acrostic Poem: Athletics

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this acrostic poem worksheet, learners compose a poem using each letter in the word "athletics" as a beginning letter for a descriptive poem on the topic.
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Athletes And Gay Teammates

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars research the issues surrounding gay athletes and the way their leagues, their teammates and their fans react. They interview local athletes about their views and present their findings to the class.
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Cutting Athletics = Cutting Scholarship Chances

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify athletic programs to be cut from school district budget, find out how many students have received college athletic scholarships in past, and interview students and coaches to find out how scholarship search is going if...
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The Science of Lance Armstrong

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Live Strong! High schoolers will discuss some of the reasons behind Lance Armstrong's success in cycling and chart those reasons into four categories: Physiology, Psychology, Equipment, Training/Strategy. They will then choose one sport...
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Olympic Athletes and Moments in Time

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the history of the Olympics and their athletes. In this interviewing skills lesson, students role play the parts of reporters and athletes as they conduct interviews based on research of the Olympic games and athletes.
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CoachMyVideo Mobile: Easy Frame-Capture

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
Your class will be eager to improve their physical skills and bring their games to the next level after working with you and this app! Record your young athletes as they demonstrate their unique athletic abilities, and then review...
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Sports Team Connotation Activities

For Students 6th - 9th
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...
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How Do Muscles Get the Energy They Need for Athletic Activity?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Every muscle movement requires energy, but where does that energy come from? Scholars answer this question and more as they complete a worksheet. By following the directions, completing research, and discussing it as a class, they begin...
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Athletes Make the Grade

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students read a story called Athletes Need to Make the Grade to Play and answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. In this current events college athletes and academics lesson plan, student respond to literature by...

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