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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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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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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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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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Introducing New Athletes to Research: Althea Gibson and Roberto Clemente

For Teachers 5th Standards
Let's take a walk! Scholars participate in a gallery walk to view images and text about athletes Althea Gibson and Roberto Clemente. After summarizing the information they've learned, pupils choose which athlete they are interested in...
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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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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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Above the Law: Athletes in Trouble

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers watch segments of "Unforgiveable Blackness" in class. They analyze Jack Johnson's problems with the law and the legal trouble of other athletes today. They create a set of standards they believe athletes should follow.
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Athletes of the 20th Century

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research athletes of the 20th Century. In this athlete research instructional activity, students use the Internet to gather information to write a three paragraph essay. Students will include pictures in their essay.
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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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Cutting athletics = cutting scholarship chances

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students collect financial statements from the district and find out what, if anything,is cut from athletics. Students investigate how many hope to use athletic scholarships next fall. Students interview students, their parents and...
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Athletic rules: Break them and who should suffer?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write an article that presents the student's view in the situation of a high school football team forfeiting all of its victories because of a paperwork glitch. Students research the rules of the state athletic association.
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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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Researching Olympic Athletes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research an Olympic athlete on the internet to find the following information: birthplace, hometown, sport, event, and medals won. They write, revise, and rewrite a two-paragraph report on their athlete that includes 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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Favorite Sports and Athletes: an Introduction to Sports Media

For Teachers K - 3rd
Even young children watch sports and like team logos and products. It's never too early to think critically about what's onscreen. This exercise develops awareness that media communicate values (i.e. who participates in sports and who...
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End-of-Unit Assessment: Writing a Draft Letter to A Publisher about an Athlete’s Legacy

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewServing as the end-of-unit assessment, scholars draft letters to a publisher about an athlete's legacy. They then reflect on their progress by completing a self-assessment. 
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Revising Draft Letters to a Publisher about an Athlete’s Legacy: Critique and Feedback, Part I

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewPick a corner, any corner! Pupils use the Four Corners strategy and Peer Critique protocol to assess one another's draft letters to a publisher about an athlete's legacy. Scholars then use peer feedback to revise their letters.
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The Ultimate Athletic Background

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders analyze the criteria used to identify "Soul of a Champion" athletes.  In this Current Events lesson, 8th graders write, edit and organize a script for a “live” documentary on the athlete. Students rehearse and perform...
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Canadian Olympic Athletes

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students select an athlete from the Canadian Olympians website. They select pictures and list the qualities demonstrated by their chosen athlete which are required for the sport. They create posters showing their chosen athlete in action.
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Jim Thorpe: The Greatest Athlete of the Century

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars discuss what makes a sports legend. In this Jim Thorpe activity students analyze both the triumphs and tragedies of Jim Thorpe's sports career. Young scholars then write a letter persuading their representative to name Jim...
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Live from Ancient Olympia!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils study online resources to examine the ancient Olympic Games and athletes. They investigate the qualities of ancient Olympic athletes and role interviews with the athletes.

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