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Fitness Notes - Weight Training

For Students 7th - 10th
In this resource, the fitness notes cover the five principles of fitness, the principles of training/exercise, and cardio-respiratory fitness. The weight training notes cover the principles of weight training, proper techniques, and the...
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Weight Training

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students begin writing their individual weight training programs after a discussion of body types, and principles of training, and an anatomy game for a review of muscles. Students have a reflection writing on goals for assignment.
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Florida International University

Simulating Microgravity with Buoyancy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How do astronauts know how to live and work in a weightless environment? It doesn't come naturally! Junior physicists conduct experiments to examine the link between buoyancy and microgravity. Each activity illustrates a different aspect...
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Exercise and Muscles

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders identify and label the primary and secondary muscles used to perform an exercise. Students perform an exercise on a weight machine to figure out which muscles are being used. Students illustrate the muscles used by...
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Personal Fitness Assessment

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students engaged in practice for a physical fitness exam. The practice is beneficial for overall student fitness. The instructor measures key factors of health that include height and weight.
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Flying With The Wright Stuff

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners explore the history of flight, specifically the Wright brothers. Pupils create paper airplanes. They discuss considerations in building an aircraft such as drag, thrust, and weight. Classmates compare the Wright Brother's...
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Acoustical Ceiling

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students investigate acoustical ceilings.  In this acoustical ceilings lesson, students construct a blueprint for an acoustical ceiling.  Students use area and perimeter of rectangles to construct their blueprint.  Students determine the...
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What Goes in Must Come Out

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students monitor their calorie intake and energy expenditure. They keep track of daily data in a journal and assess and adjust their diets as appropriate.