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Spice Up Physical Education During the School Day!

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Although kids love Steal the Bacon and Kickball, isn’t it time for something new?
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Sporting Behavior

For Teachers 5th
New ReviewSix small groups perform skits that showcase positive sporting behavior. Actors highlight how players try their best, encourage others, win gracefully, think positively, show respect, and resolve conflict. A class discussion and an Exit...
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Conflict Resolution

For Teachers 5th
New ReviewPeers discuss the importance of conflict resolution and share their thoughts with the rest of the class. The same partners then role-play a Peace Talk using a script. Finally, an exhilarating game of Sharks and Minnows allows scholars to...
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Inclusion

For Teachers 5th
New ReviewInclusion is the focus of a lesson that looks closely at how to make equal groups in cooperative settings. Using physical education activities, scholars are challenged to create groups quickly and inclusively. After several activities,...
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Create a Game

For Teachers 5th
New ReviewChallenge scholars to create a lesson plan for their peers. Small groups use a template to name the activity, list the materials, write an objective, describe how to encourage sportsmanship, and detail the day's game. Pupils answer three...
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Take It in Stride

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
One step at a time, pupils practice their measurement techniques as they analyze their stride length. They design their own procedures for measuring and relate their stride measurements to the distance traveled by making calculations.
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Bike Safety: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Two activities teach tweens and teens about bike safety. After reading articles about bike safety, class members design tags with important safety reminders that can be attached to bikes. Groups then create a dance video that...
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Sports Safety: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Sports safety is the focus of two activities. Scholars read an article concerning sports safety then complete a handout that challenges them to list sports injuries and ways to prevent them. After reading the second set of articles, a...
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Screen Time: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
How much screen time is too much screen time? Even before COVID, tweens were spending hours watching TV, playing video games, and connecting with their friends by smartphone and computers. Two activities from Kids Health get young...
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Sports Safety: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Two lessons examine the importance of safety while playing sports. After thoughtful discussion, partners complete a graphic organizer that details their favorite sport and safe ways to play it. Scholars examine winter sports and identify...
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Safe and Healthy Summer: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Scholars become familiar with a tool designed to ensure a safe and healthy summer. Following the "5-2-1-Almost None" rule, pupils eat five or more servings of fruits and vegetables, keep screen-time under two hours, be physically active...
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Safe and Healthy Summer: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The pull to sloth can be strong in the summer. The couch and the beach beckon, but the lazy days also provide the opportunity to practice healthy habits. Two activities urge tweens to try something new. First, they research healthy items...
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Fitness: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers will get a kick out of a lesson that asks them to first design a proposal for a kickboxing routine for Kickin' Kelly's new DVD. A second activity has them explaining the fitness routine they will follow to prepare to be...
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Astronaut Training: Dexterity

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
How do astronauts do anything with those gloves on? Learners mimic what astronauts need to overcome as they complete puzzles while wearing multiple gloves. They time themselves and use the information to draw conclusions about the...
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Sensory Discovery Walk: Connecting With Your Place

For Teachers K - 6th
Take a blinded tour. Pairs take turns leading each other on a blindfolded exploration of the natural world and take stock of their surroundings using their remaining senses. After the tour, pupils try to map their paths and follow them...
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Take-a-Hike

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Learn about nature and health all in one set of lessons. Individuals use a scavenger hunt to record observations during a nature hike. They then complete activities to categorize their observations and rate the health of the habitat for...
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STEMonstrations: Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
How do astronauts exercise in microgravity? Astronaut Joe Acaba describes the challenges on the human body and why exercise is important in one installment of the "STEM on Station" series. He shows how astronauts exercise in space and...
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Math in Fencing: Division of Clock Time

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Is there time? Fencers need to make mental calculations within a match. The Math at the Core MS: Ratios resource points out that fencers calculate the ratio of touches per time left to help develop strategies to win. The competitors also...
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Math in Fencing: Distance as a Variable

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Out lunge the opponent. Fencing uses math in determining distances between opponents. An installment of the Math at the Core: Ratios series shows how to use variables to write an expression to show the distance a fencer must cover to...
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Sample Flexibility Plan for Beginners

For Students 6th - 12th
Boost flexibility with a set of stretches designed for beginners. Pictures and descriptions guide readers through a variety of stretches while standing, sitting, and lying on the floor. 
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Baseball Economics 201

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is it possible to be an underpaid millionaire? Using the economic concepts behind the salaries of Major League Baseball's athletes, scholars investigate profit and production. By comparing the success of a baseball team as tied to wins,...
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Sleep Tag

For Students 1st - 5th
Zombies? No, just sleepwalking taggers. After splitting the gym into two sides, pick two people to be the taggers and two people to be the magic fairies. As taggers tag people on the daytime side, they must "fall asleep" on the nighttime...
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Fitness Challenge

For Students K - 12th
Don't be a couch potato! Get up and moving with a February 2018 calendar that suggests daily exercises that will get your feet walking and your heart pumping. There's even a special challenge for Super Bowl Sunday.
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Engineering the Half Pipe—Science of the Winter Olympic Games

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
There are no tricks here! Young scholars learn about the concept of centripetal acceleration by studying the design of the snowboarding half pipe. A video lesson describes how the half pipe design affects the motion of the boarders.