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Lesson Plan
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10 P.E. Lesson Plans for Track and Field

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Ten lesson plans for track and field include safety tips and class activities. The class activities include basic teaching instructions on how to perform each skill. There are some diagrams included to help you see what to do. Use this...
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Lesson Plan
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10 P.E. lesson plans for track and field - Hurdles

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A lesson from track and field is all about hurdles. It's a difficult skill that takes time and lots of practice to be able to perform well. In this lesson, the class learns step-by-step techniques to performing getting over a hurdle...
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Adapted Physical Education: Track and Field

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Here you'll find a list of ideas and activity descriptions for hosting an adaptive physical education or special olympics event. It includes the setting, rules, and pointers for over 10 different track and field activities.
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Performance
Radford University

Marking Starting Locations for the 400-Meter Dash Track and Field Event

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
No fair! I had to run more than they did! Young mathematicians first measure various lengths on a school track. They develop strategies and show calculations to prove that all participants will run the same length using a staggered...
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Lesson Plan
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Track and Field Olympics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students practice the long jump, the triple jump, the shot put, the hammer throw, and the 50 yard sprint in a mock Olympic track and field competition.
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Assessment
Concord Consortium

Track of Dreams

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Don't run from the resource—sprint to it. Using an engaging performance task, scholars consider a set of constraints on the creation of a track. Given several possible designs, they determine if the designs meet the constraints. If not,...
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Track Traces

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore animal characteristics by participating in an animal anatomy activity. In this animal tracks lesson, students identify the differences between specific animals and the shape of their footprints. Students utilize a...
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Activity
101 Questions

Split Time

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Stay on track to learn about proportions. Scholars watch an introductory video that shows the split time for a runner on an outdoor track. Applying concepts of proportional reasoning, they determine what the runner's split time would be...
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Making Tracks

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Learners cast animal tracks on a field trip. They split up to capture tracks from different areas and use plaster of Paris to mold to the footprint. They bring casts back to class, create a negative mold and paint it black.
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Particle Tracks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know physicists can identify new particles by observing the path they take in a particle accelerator? Scholars explore the variables that determine the direction and radius of the circular path different particles take. They...
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Lesson Planet Article
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How to Host a Metric Field Day

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Celebrate National Metric Week with a fun-filled field day where learners actively apply the metric system.
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Interactive
Curated OER

Mammals of Fields, Meadows, and Hedgerows

For Students 6th - 10th
In this mammals worksheet, students research the internet to find information and answer short answer questions about mammals of fields, meadows, and hedgerows. Students complete 12 questions.
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Lesson Plan
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Exercise in creating drawings for field notebooks

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students (with a partner) draw and describe a leaf in its natural setting, and then re-find leaves drawn and described by classmates. The point is to have them start to think about observations in science, what to put in a field...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Angular Velocity: 200 Meter Dash

For Students 10th - 12th
Do curves slow runners down or help their speed? Pupils simulate a 200-meter dash to calculate the angular and linear velocity of a runner. They then determine whether the runner is faster around the curved section of the track or the...
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Lesson Plan
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Wildlife Track Identification

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Even though the PowerPoint slides for this instructional activity are not included, you may find it useful for the wildlife track preservation instructions provided. After demonstrating the steps for making track casts, take your class...
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Lesson Plan
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Design a Track

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students investigate track and field dimensions, measure an actual track, and construct a scale model. The use of a meter stick, dimensional analysis, and the application of the distributive property to variables forms the main focus of...
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Worksheet
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Is the Earth Preparing to Flip?

For Students 7th - 10th
In this Earth's magnetic poles learning exercise, students read about the changes observed in Earth's magnetic field and the possible geomagnetic reversal of the north and south magnetic poles. Students answer 5 questions about the...
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Lesson Plan
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Lesson 4. Killing Fields

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders describe several of the WWI's bloodiest battles, track the battles' progression to determine advances made by leading nations, and write frontline journalistic accounts of one or more of the battles.
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Lesson Plan
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Alaska Virtual Field Trip

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners participate in an on-line virtual field trip to the state of Alaska. In this U.S. Geography lesson plan, students research several Internet sites dealing with travel to Alaska and activities to participate in. Learners create...
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Lesson Plan
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Where Has It Been? Tracking the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

For Teachers 5th - 8th
By studying the assumed extinction, and subsequent rediscovery of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, learners use maps and come up with a scenario for the rediscovery of the bird. This incredibly thorough lesson plan is chock-full of...
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Printables
Student Handouts

Station Signs

For Teachers Pre-K - 7th
Keep this resource handy for all your learning center and station needs! Whether you have just a few or 20 stations, these printables will clearly indicate each stop along the activity and help keep your learners on track.
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Lesson Plan
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Weather Tracking

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders use the internet to locate weather reports. They present data collected to the class through poster presentation. They read aloud the book Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett and answer questions about...
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Activity
PBS

Who Knows Best

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Finding an expert in a given field when conducting research can be a challenge. This guide provides step-by-step directions as well as links to resources that help young sleuths find the authorities and experts they need. As a bonus, two...
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Lesson Plan
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Plan For The High Jump

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in 7 activities practicing the progression of the high jump. They approach the pit, take off effectively, and land safely using the 7 class activities. They practice proper sprinting mechanics.

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