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50 reviewed resources for non-dominant hand

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Don’t Spill the Beans!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Approximately 89 percent of humans demonstrate right-hand dominance, 10 percent demonstrate left-hand, and the rest show equal dominance between hands. Scholars design an experiment to determine if the dominant hand holds more volume...
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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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Genetics, Genetics, and More Genetics: Exploring Independent Assortment and Non-Mendelian Genetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Two individuals share 99.9 percent of their genetic codes, yet diversity is observed everywhere. Young scientists learn about diversity through hands-on activities and an experiment. They apply the concepts of independent assortment and...
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Don't Spill the Beans

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Become a bean counter. Pupils use a fun activity to design and execute an experiment to determine whether they can grab more beans with their dominant hand or non-dominant hand. They use the class data to create scatter plots and then...
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Hitting the Pylon on the Head (Bocce Ball)

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
Let's use bean bags to play Bocce ball in the gym. Adapt this game to fit your grade level by moving your class closer or further from the target. You could even adapt this game to have your class do different kinds of tosses, like...
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Which Hand Rules?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Reaction rates vary between your dominant and nondominant hand ... or do they? Young scholars conduct an experiment collecting data to answer just that. After collecting data, they calculate the p-value to determine if the difference is...
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Lead Up Skills for Bowling Bingo

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Players learn how to roll a ball with accuracy and the proper amount of force. They practice using their dominant hand as well as learning how to use their non-dominant hand to roll a ball. Cues are given for rolling a ball and for...
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Basketball Dribbling Activities

For Teachers 6th - 10th
A gold mine of basketball dribbling drills! There are an assorted variety of drills here to keep those players busy. Some involve cooperation, some competition, but all of them are about practicing dribbling.
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Probability or Ability?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students fill in a probability chart while attempting to catch candy with their non-dominant hands. They replicate the activity with a coin.
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ASL: Building a functional vocabulary

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
Best resource ever! Teaching and learning to teach ASL just got easier. For special education teachers or those working with hearing impaired students, this lesson provides story and time telling practice using ASL. Each blue link you...
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Opening Our Minds

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discover the function of the brain. In this biology lesson plan, students participate in several experiments to demonstrate what part of the brain controls their movements. An example of an experiment is drawing with their...
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Introducing Hand Dribbling

For Teachers K - 1st
Students play games and participate in drills designed to increase their ability to bounce, catch and dribble balls.
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Digital Doings

For Students 4th - 6th
In this measurement learning exercise, students make various measurements of their digits on their hands. Then they note the ordinal relationship between the lengths of these digits. Students also collect, analyze, and interpret the data...
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Hand Dribbling

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
student dribble their ball, each time trying to land the ball on the designated spot next to their foot. This introduce to them the idea of keeping the ball in their "foot pocket."
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Probability or Ability?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students toss candy and coins using their non-dominant hand while their partners records the results on a probability charts.
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Do Your Earlobes Hang down?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders listen as the teacher explains the differences between dominant and recessive traits. The data sheet is described and delivered to students. Students collect data about themselves and record it on their sheet. For the...
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Even/Odd Math Dribble

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students review math facts while interchanging dominant and non-dominant dribbling.
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Probability or Ability?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students use their non-dominant hand to catch candy which they tossed in the air. They estimate how many they catch in a second round. They record and determine how the probability changed the second time.
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Magnet Poetry

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students engage in a lesson plan that involves the use of imagery in poetry. They select words from poems that are used for imagery. The words are put onto magnets and then used to create new poems filled with imagery. The hands on...
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Foot Skills - Passing

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students perform a successful inside of the foot soccer pass that is accurate and on the ground. They should gradually be able to pass a moving ball, pass the ball while moving, and pass with their non-dominate feet.
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Basketball - Shooting

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students practice dribbling a basketball. They perform activities requiring walking, running, use of left and right hand. Students explore proper posture when dribbling. They experience the art of a progressive cross over. Students...
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Watershed Landscape

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students demonstrate how water flows by building a human watershed using themselves. In this ecology lesson, students compare and contrast point-source and non-point source pollution. They write what they have learned from this activity...
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Volleyball

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students learn the different ways to pass a volleyball while playing the game. In this volleyball lesson plan, students learn how to serve, bump, and pass a volleyball.
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100 Balls

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students perform locomotor skills such as throwing balls while counting up to 100. For this 100th day of school physical education lesson, the students play a Hungry, Hungry Hippos game to perform the throwing technique. There are...