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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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How Balanced Are You?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young learners take a look at what they eat in one day and compare it to how much physical activity they do on that same day. Point out that this is only a one-day glimpse at balancing the energy going in and what energy being used. They...
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Amount Of Physical Activity In Physical Education

For Teachers Higher Ed
Teachers/Administrators analyze a seven-phase plan implemented to engage students in moderate to vigorous physical activity. Those phases include preclass activity, fitness lecture, skill development, integration game activity, and...
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Be More Physically Active

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore ways to be more physically active. They discuss ways physical activity can help them and discuss activities that are best for them. After identifying activities they would like to try, they discuss health professionals...
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What is Physical Activity?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students describe how the heart needs to work and rest. In this activity on the heart, students feel their heart working, play a game of "Wise Owl Says" about physical activity and complete worksheets about physical activities.
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Benefits of Physical Activity Cards

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this physical activity worksheet, students read the cards that tell them about the benefits of physical activity. Students read 20 cards total.
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Energy Balance Tracker

For Students 4th - 10th
Use this graphic organizer to record what food and drink is consumed in one day. Also record all activity performed on this same day. The class will need some charts regarding the calories in food items. Also needed are charts regarding...
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Energy Balance 101 - Do More, Do Enough, Do Less Cards

For Students 3rd - 5th
Young learners can cut out physical activity words (provided) and paste them on a graphic organizer chart. They do this in order to set goals for three days of activity. Sixty minutes seems like a lot of activity in one day, but if it's...
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Let's Get Physical

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Explore the benefits of physical activity and how it will affect your students' health. Students track their physical activities for one week and then compare their results.  Collaboration with a math teacher woould be useful as it would...
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Why Be Active?

For Teachers K - 5th
What are some of the benefits of physical activity? Young learners take a look at not just the physical benefits, but also the emotional and social benefits of being physically active. There is a heart rate activity to count their...
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Nutrition in Me!

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explain the basic healthy eating and physical activity concepts.  In this healthy lifestyles lesson plan, 3rd graders describe two main components of a healthy lifestyle, demonstrate two different types of physical...
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Your Energy Out

For Teachers K - 5th
What kinds of physical activity should youngsters do more of? What kind of activities should they do enough of? What kind of activities should they do less of? Studies say that children should be doing about an hour of vigorous activity...
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Do More, Do Enough, Do Less

For Students 3rd - 8th
This physical education worksheet provides a 3-day chart to schedule 60 minutes of physical activity each day. It also includes notecards with different activities to sort into categories: do more, do enough, do less.
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Shinny - Lead up Games for Chippewa and Crow

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders play the tribal games Chippewa and Crow and discuss how physical activity provides social benefits. In this physical activities lesson plan, 6th graders discuss how working together helped Native tribes accomplish goals and...
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I Can Balance. You Can Balance.

For Teachers K - 5th
There are many, many reasons why people do not maintain an energy balance. Talk to your young learners about balance, what gets in the way of eating healthy, and things that get in the way of doing physical activity. Some obstacles may...
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Get Off the Couch!

For Students 2nd - 8th
This 1-page worksheet provides space to record physical activity over the course of 5 days. It suggests documenting the activity and duration.
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Erase Inactivity!

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students explore and discuss what they do in their free time, what nutrition means and how to participate in physical activity to keep themselves healthy. They list as many ways as they can think of to increase their physical activity...
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Do You Exercise?

For Students 1st - 3rd
This worksheet provides a space to draw pictures of the exercises one does, and then asks about the importance of physical activity. Lastly, class members record how far then can jump and run; and how many sit-ups and push-ups they can do.
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Drawing Favorite Physical Activity

For Teachers K - 5th
Young elementary young scholars will discuss their favorite activities and then draw a picture of themselves participating. The lesson provides opportunities for cross-curricular study as students can then write about why they like the...
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Interpreting Heart Rates During Various Physical Activities

For Teachers 4th
Learners review terminology: pulse, heart rate, target heart rate zone. They work in three groups, and assigned to one of three activity stations. At 5-minute intervals, 4th graders check their pulse and record it on their group card....
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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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Physical Activity Log

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Help your learners build a foundation for a healthy and active lifestyle with this attractive activity log. Designed for one month of tracking, the log includes spaces for each day of the week and highlights the importance of movement...
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Eating and Physical Activity Goal Sheet

For Teachers K - 9th
Encourage your youngsters to eat well and exercise and have them record their goals on this page. Learners note down their current eating and activity habits and then set appropriate goals for today, tomorrow, the next week, and the next...
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Exploring Slope Intercept Form with Graphs and Physical Activity

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Learn to walk the line. Individuals write linear equations given certain conditions. These equations help them walk along a coordinate plane drawn on a field or a floor.

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