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297 reviewed resources for body composition

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Body Composition Circuit

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students work in groups to increase nutritional awareness.  In this health and fitness instructional activity, students travel to various stations and complete the task on a body composition card. 
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BMI: Body Mass Indicator

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discover their body weight and composition. In this health lesson, students use a body mass indicator to identify their percentage of body fat. Students develop an exercise plan and record progress throughout a month.
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Health Related Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Emphasize the five fitness components to your class, in order to teach them how to live a healthy lifestyle:  strength, endurance, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, and body composition. Your class can create their own web chart...
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The Body Talks

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young historians examine the gestures of human subjects represented in Mannerist, Baroque and Renaissance paintings. After they play charades and attempt to match dialogue with body language, learners create a drawing that includes...
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Percent Composition

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Everyone knows water is made of hydrogen and oxygen ... but how much of each? Science scholars explore percent composition through a video from JFR Science. The narrator provides background information, time-saving tips, and example...
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What Happens When You Get Heat Stroke? sun stroke, homeostasis, body temperature

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Exertional heat stroke is one of the three leading causes of death in sports, but with the help of this video young athletes will be able to avoid this life-threatening condition. Offering clear explanations of how the body dissipates...
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Action!

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students create their own exercise videos while learning that exercise can enhance body composition and self-concept, as well as improve heart health. They identify and discuss the various forms of exercise in which they can participate...
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Fitness Gram Brochure Project

For Teachers 8th - 12th
The six categories of this fitness gram project line up with many of the state standards for fitness testing. There is a component in this project for each individual to set a goal for each of the fitness tests to be taken. In this way,...
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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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Measuring Obesity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Studies show that obesity is now a global problem. But how are researchers measuring obesity? Young scientists investigate the myriad of methods for measuring body fat through a presentation. From hands-on to high-tech, viewers learn...
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Wired with Alexander Calder

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Kids consider how the body functions and moves, how each structure has a specific movement and purpose. They apply that idea as they construct a sculptural piece that moves. For inspiration they look to the work of Alexander Calder,...
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Teaching the Body Parts in Spanish

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
¿Tiene los ojos verdes? Identify and describe body parts in Spanish with a straightforward lesson. Over four days, elementary linguists learn the vocabulary for basic body parts and apply their knowledge to pictures, their classmates'...
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Blood

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Although there are vocabulary terms in this PowerPoint that use British spelling, the presentation is attractive and educational. The content flows from the general composition of blood, into the different types of blood cells and their...
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Assessing My Fitness Level (Being the Best I Can Be)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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How Much of Me Is "Star Stuff?"

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sugar and spice and everything nice ... and a little bit of star stuff! An enthusiastic presentation describes the elemental makeup of the human body and how these materials originated in a red giant star. As an episode of a larger solar...
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Making Logic Out of Madness

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders organize and interpret data from a student health program.  In this physical education lesson, 10th graders use a body composition analyzer over 8 weeks to determine the validity of a student health program.  Data obtained...
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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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Circulatory System

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Don't let the first slide and its blurry picture detract you from the value of this PowerPoint. Yes, it needs new graphics, but the organization flows like blood, and it succinctly covers the structure and function of the circulatory...
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Fitness Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study how to monitor their personal status of their body composition. They study how to monitor and adjust activity levels to meet personal fitness needs and demonstrate objectives 1 and 2 by using the software provided by Furtex.
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Build A Body

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the concept of body composition through a hands on activity. Working in groups, they create a body model using objects found in gym class. Students calculate the percentage of elements in the body they have composed.
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Fitness Components

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
From cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength to body composition, discover the primary components of fitness, as well as what factors affect them and examples of how we see these fitness components in sports today. While based on...
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The Elements of Music—How do Composers Plan?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The introduction to Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake and the finale of his Symphony No. 4 provide young musicians with an opportunity to investigate the music elements composers employ to develop the themes they want to create. They compare the...
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The Nervous System (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If you line up all of the neurons in your body, they would stretch almost 600 miles! The seventh video in a series of 47 and explore the nervous system, both central and peripheral. The narrator teaches the organization and composition...
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Electronically Composing Music

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students complete a worksheet and discuss components of musical composition. Students familiarize themselves with the program, Finale. Students then work cooperatively to compose a musical suite.

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