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What Do You See When You Bend Your Knee? Fredric C. Hamilton Building

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students investigate shapes and angles during a visit to a museum. In this shapes and angles activity, students visit the Fredric C. Hamilton Building before using their bodies to make angle, find angle in their surroundings, and tell...
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Walk your Dog

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils strike a ball with a long handled implement. In this dribbling lesson, students practice knee bends while they hold a long handed implement to dribble a ball. Pupils practice this activity with various size balls. Activity gets...
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Shopping at the Lift and Carry Store

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students are provided with the opportunity to practice proper body alignment when lifting, carrying and lowering an object.
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Walking on Sunshine Fitness Dance

For Teachers K - 3rd
Knee bends, jumping jacks, arm stretches, arm circles, and just jumping around are some of the moves used in this dance workout. Get those youngsters up and moving to the beat of "Walking on Sunshine" by Katrina and the Waves. It's all...
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Sprinting for Beginners

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Teaching sprinting to beginners? Explain how form is important to speed, and good form helps to increase one's speed. Here are a few tips to teach some basic sprinting skills to your young runners: start on the balls of the feet, high...
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Students practice the skill of bing able to jump and land on a specific spot. They master the ability to jump, make a 360 degree turn and land on two feet. Each student follows the cues of both feet, feet together, diver arms and bend...
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Surfing Warm Up

For Teachers K - 5th
Students, when the drums are playing, imitate a drummer. When the music changes (drums stop), students imitate a surfer, bending at the knees and moving up and down.
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Biomechanics of Joints

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the range of motion of your knee, wrist and shoulder and observe that these body parts act like different types of mechanical joints.
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Muscular Strength and Muscular Endurance - Abdominal Circuit

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Here are seven abdominal exercises that can be done in three and a half minutes. This is not a full-fledged instructional activity but seven well-described exercises to improve strength and endurance in the abdominal muscles. Each one is...
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Sentence Search

For Students 3rd - 5th
The instructions for this exercise say learners should connect words on an 8x7 grid (which doesn't fit neatly on a single sheet) using vertical and horizontal lines. I think the words could be cut out and moved around on a desk or table...
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Jason and Medea Part Two: The Voyage to Colchis

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The second part of Jason and the Argonauts’ journey to Colchis features a boxing match with King Amycus and the defeat of Amycus's army. But what happens when the Argonauts encounter Phineas the seer?...
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Beanbag Bowling

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Review the steps for bowling and then use beanbags on a smooth floor to practice. Think about the proper steps and arm swing to develop a consistent delivery. A routine is important to being successful in this sport. There's a game...
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Music - O Brother, Where Art Thou?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice singing with correct posture. They sight read music and sing in choral harmony. Students identify the characteristics of a melody and examine the style of Southern Baptist hymns.
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Motor Skills

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students practice motor skills.  In this gross motor skills physical education instructional activity, students observe the proper way to perform a variety of motor skills modeled by the teacher, then practice these skills using specific...
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Jumping and Landing Pt. 2

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders practice jumping for height and for distance with a soft landing. They follow cue words (take off, flight, and landing) and jump over an object. Then they set a hoop a distance away and attempt to jump into it. They...
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Spot Jumping

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students practice two-foot take-offs for jumping and a one foot for a hopping. They practice locomotor skill to music.
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About Your Heart and Exercise

For Students 4th - 10th
A handout and instructional activity 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...
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Celebrating Halloween With the Purple People Eaters

For Teachers K - 4th
Get youngsters moving by teaching them some basic dance moves. This dance can be done in a circle, a line, or scattered around the gym. There are four movement combinations that are taught to the song "Purple People Eater" by Sheb...
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Touchdown

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Individuals design and build a set of shock absorbers to protect their astronauts when they land. Using a limited amount of supplies, pupils build a system that will keep two large marshmallows from flying out of a cup when it lands...
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Pet Rescue

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Fido needs your help! Groups first learn about form and function and about the design process in a STEM activity. Then, they design a device to save a pet (stuffed animal) from a pipe.
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Relaxing with Impulse

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students discuss Newton's second law of motion in terms of momentum and impulse using examples of landing on concrete versus dirt if you were to jump off an elevated platform or football players wearing protective padding. Mathematical...
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The Human Body: Bones

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Here is an interactive PowerPoint about the skeletal system. The first slide shows the entire skeleton and allows learners to try to name each major bone structure before clicking to show the answer. The following slides provide more...
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Star Wars – a Relaxation Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Take young padawans on a journey towards ultimate relaxation with a series of Star Wars themed yoga poses. Following a mindful and imaginative story, the force is strong with stretches including the Rey's Pole, R2D2, Yoda, and more! 
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Jumping for Beginners

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
What are some of the many different ways a can person jump? People can jump from a standing position, they can jump from a running start, they can hop, skip, and leap. Take a look at the teaching cues and activities that explain to your...