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29 reviewed resources for physcial activity

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Promoting Physical Activity with Pedometers

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Promote fitness with pedometers! This is a great idea as there is immediate feedback and of course, pretty much everyone can walk! This PowerPoint is designed to promote a specific physical education program, but is well worth all the...
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Exercise What Can I Do For My Heart?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders comprehend the benefits of daily physical activity and are taught the factors that affect physical performance. They relate ways that aerobic exercise strengthens and improves the efficiency of the heart and lungs. ...
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Evidence of Chemical Change

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this chemical change worksheet, students conduct 4 experiments set up around the room. They follow the instructions at each station for each experiment and list the physical properties and observe any changes at each station. Students...
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What Do Concentrations Mean?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate the concept of climate gases and practice using the appropriate measurement terms. The lesson includes information that is used by the teacher to conduct class discussion or as a source of background for students.
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Physical Science: The Three Billy Goats Gruff

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore science through problem solving and learning how to solve the problem of the story "The Three Billy Goats Gruff." Young investigators will learn how to construct a model and design a solution. They will also keep records of their...
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Flakes of Snow

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders engage in a lesson plan about the formation of snowflakes. This activity shows students snow as a weather condition and helps them to understand more about snow and the different categories that it is classified by.
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Water Properties introduction

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars list items they know and want to know about water on personal K-W-L charts. They describe what happened during the warm up activity in their science journal. Students travel to four different stations and perform the...
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Force And Motion

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the concept of force and motion while conducting short class activities. They compare the differences of potential and kinetic energy while rolling objects on a ramp. Students also measure the distance that...
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Animals: Mice

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students use the Internet to examine the different species of mice, their habitat, and their physcial characteristics.
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Geography Challenge

For Students 4th - 5th
In this geographical features worksheet, students read the 10 statements about geographical features. Students select the correct to complete 10 statements.
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World Energy Summit

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss the positive and negative consequences of the production and use of different energy sources. They utilize research and persuasive speaking skills during a simulation activity.
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What Is Going On With The Temperature

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders are actively involved in investigating about the behavior of substances as related to temperature. While some of the principles involved with temperature measurement are not inherently obvious and cannot often be...
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FORCES, MOTION, AND ENERGY

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders engage in a variety of activities in order to investigate the basic concepts of physics. They read and answer questions in a written text. This is only one type of activity that is part of many others.
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Metals, Nonmetals, Metalloids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students recognize that metals, nonmetals, and metalloids have common attributes. They Identify physical and chemical properties. Students define ores and identify where ores can be found.
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The Effects of Various Gases and Particulates in the Atmosphere

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders propose possible causes of the increased health problems in a fictitious city in Mexico and, in the process, learn about the effects of various gases and particulates in the atmosphere.
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Forces and Acceleration Unit

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate that an unbalanced force, acting on an object, changes it speed or path of motion or both, and know that if the force always acts toward the same center as the object moves, the objects path may curve into an orbit...
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General Science Knowledge

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students use the computer or the library (encyclopedias, dictionaries, science books, etc.) to look up the following branches of science, scientists and their inventions, and space science history.
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Radioactive Decay

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders research how geologic time can be estimated by observing rock sequences and using fossils to correlate these sequences. They examine relative dating and then model radioactive decay in fossils.
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Weather and The Water Cycle

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the physical states of water and about weather observations in the fourth grade when studying Earth and Space Sciences.This unit represents the next phase of learning about the topics of water and the weather.
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Graphing Changes in Weather

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students participate in a brief class discussion, instruction, and modeling by the teacher. They investigate the weather forecasts for three days, and mark a graph showing current temperature and changes in weather with 75% accuracy as...
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End of year: Bulletin Board

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a bulletin board with the theme of "Welcome New Fifth Graders". The requirements for them includes write to inform, use paragraph style, and cannot use an idea already on the bulletin board.
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Thermal Energy and Heat Unit

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explain that heat energy in a material consists of the disordered motions of its atoms or molecules. They know and explain that transformations of energy usually transform some energy into the form of heat, which dissipates by...
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Tracking Our Weather

For Teachers 1st
First graders use the computer to track the weather for 5 days using the internet using (weather.com). They use other websites other than weather.com to find information about the weather.
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Earth, Wind and Fire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in researching the wildfires of Wisconsin to understand the science, stories and social consequences of them. They interview a person about their experience with a wildfire to gain more insight.