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539 reviewed resources for physical health unit

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Your Energy Balance Goal!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This is the culminating activity for a unit on energy balance for 3rd-5th graders created by Together Counts. Young learners make a plan to balance their energy in and their energy out for one month. They use the SMART steps in creating...
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Physical Activity Can Reduce Your Stress

For Teachers 4th
Identify sources of stress in your students' everyday lives. They are introduced to ways in which they can relieve stress and consider the value of physical activity in overall health.
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Healthy Body Image: A Lesson Plan for Middle School Students

For Teachers 6th - 9th
This is a very valuable lesson for middle schoolers on the importance of maintaining a healthy body image through diet, exercise, and positive mentality. The resource includes four lesson plans. The first two plans outline the physical...
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Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 10

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“To succeed, we must first believe that we can.”—Michael Korda. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson 10 of 20 continues discussing nutrition focusing on serving size. Americans overeat which leads to many health problems....
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Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit - Lesson 16

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“The person who really wants to do something finds a way; the other person finds an excuse.”—Author Unknown. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson plan 16 of 20 begins talking about calories. The class takes a look at menus from...
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Managing Change

For Teachers 10th Standards
Learning to embrace the opportunities and challenges change presents is the focus of the exercises and activities in this fifth session of a 10-lesson course on Social, Physical, Emotional, Cognitive and Spiritual (SPECS) health. The...
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Managing Influences and Making Decisions

For Teachers 10th Standards
Internal and external factors influence behavior and decision making. The third session in a 10-lesson series focusing on Social, Physical, Emotional, Cognitive and Spiritual (SPECS) health explores the impact of these factors and...
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Morals, Values, and Beliefs

For Teachers 10th Standards
What is integrity? What are the barriers that could keep a person from acting with integrity? How might these barriers be overcome? Class members tackle these questions as part of a course on Social, Physical, Emotional, Cognitive and...
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Fertilizers, Pesticides and Health

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students apply real data to create and calculate algebraic equations. Students create a visual to represent the concentration for one part per million and apply unit analysis to verify measurement computations. Students define the use...
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The Presidential Physical Fitness Test

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners practice skills of physical fitness to prepare for The Presidential Physical Fitness Test. They practice daily using specific exercises like curl ups and the one mile run/walk. The lesson allows students to project a profile...
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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 plan, 10th graders use a body composition analyzer over 8 weeks to determine the validity of a student health program.  Data...
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Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Lesson 8: Action Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Check you heart rate, evaluate your current level of activity, figure out calories burned based on the activities you do. Then put together an action plan of activities to do on a regular basis to maintain physical fitness. Lesson 8...
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Enhancing Physical Performance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What does it mean to be fit? Review the primary health and motor skill related components of fitness, from cardio-respiratory endurance to flexibility and anaerobic power. This is a good resource to refer back to throughout a physical...
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Change the Beat

For Teachers K
Brainstorm the reasons why a healthy heart is important. Using a diagram, label and locate the heart and discuss its function. Practice finding your heartbeat and describe the effects of physical activity on the heart. Also perform an...
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Teaching Fundamental Movement

For Teachers K - 6th
Young scholars perform fundamental movement activities for flexibility and motor skills. In this movement lesson plan, students perform physical activity for all grade levels.
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Food and Your Body -- How to Maintain a Healthy Diet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the different food groups on the food pyramid. In groups, they discover the proper amount to eat from each food group and how to prepare healthy meals. They keep a food journal and calculate the amount of...
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Industrialization, Chemicals and Human Health - Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the units of the metric system, and practice estimating measures before actually converting between the two systems of measurement. They participate in activities to visualize a concentration of one part per million....
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Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 13

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
"You can never conquer the mountain. You can only conquer yourself."—Jim Whittaker. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson 13 of 20 takes the health lesson about sugars to the next level by talking about diabetes. The percent of...
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Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 15

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“A man without decision of character can never be said to belong to himself … He belongs to whatever can make captive of him.”—John Foster. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson 15 of 20 teaches the class about positive character...
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Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit - Lesson 20

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“A primary reason for communication is to reach UNDERSTANDING — not necessarily AGREEMENT.” Black Tiger Academy’s final martial arts lesson of 20 is bringing it all together to review what has been learned in the previous 19 lessons....
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Eating and Exercise

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
An interactive simulation allows learners to determine their health through the examination of diet and exercise. Scholars choose specific foods and certain types of exercise and see how these choices affect their weight and percent of...
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Bully Free Lesson Plans—12th Grade

For Students 12th Standards
Two sample lessons from a curriculum unit on bullying provide high school seniors with an opportunity to assess their online and cell phone behavior and to consider how they can offer support to bullied students. Each plan includes an...
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Health: Safety Day

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discover what safety organizations are located in their communities. During Physical Education classes, they examine safety equipment on exhibit from various organizations. Upon completion of the program, students write a...
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Exercise and Your Heart

For Students 6th - 10th
Take a look at this four-page handout on exercise and the heart. Heart disease is the number one killer in the US, and most of that could be prevented. Learn about the benefits of physical activity and a longer healthier life. Check out...