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223 resources with the keyterm exercise

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What Happens to Our Bodies When We Get Sick?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore ways in which they become sick. They find out ways that there bodies fight off bacteria. Students watch a video from the Magic School Bus series:"Inside Raphie." After reviewing video students can openly discuss...
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The Star-Spangled Banner

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Get your kids moving as they learn about the history of the United States National Anthem. Scholars examine the War of 1812, Francis Scott Key, and the meaning behind The Star Spangled Banner as they listen to an 18-minute...
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Heart Day

For Teachers K - 5th
This is a nice idea to introduce elementary learners to the importance of heart fitness. They will see first hand by doing some dancing how the heart beats differently and discuss which way is better to get the heart in shape. This is an...
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Human Body Systems and Plants

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Fifteen multiple choice questions review a variety of biology topics. In game-show fashion, viewers answer questions about a plant's needs, the skeletal system, and the cardiovascular system. If you happen to teach these three topics...
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Why Do We Need Exercise?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Discuss the importance of exercise with your middle schoolers using this PowerPoint. Actively engage them by surveying how they spend their free time and explain many benefits of physical activity. Learners consider what they did over...
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Backpacking - Lesson 5 - Getting in Shape for the Trail

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Do you have to be in decent condition to go on a weekend backpacking trip? This resource stresses the importance of fitness in backpacking. There are many ways to get the legs, the lungs, and the heart ready for a strenuous excursion....
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Wellness Day

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Plan a wellness day! Invite speakers from community resources to come and present and participate in a wellness day. Reinforce how important it is to take care of the whole body and how the choices they make now can make a difference...
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Healthy Heart Night

For Teachers K - 5th
The idea of having a Healthy Heart Night at your school is a fabulous thought. Here are a few ideas that detail was done at one elementary school. It would take a lot of organizing to make it happen, but seems well worth the effort. This...
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Jumping & Landing

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Ribbit! Pre-K and Kindergartens turn into frogs in these fun movement games that have them practicing the motor skills of jumping, landing and transferring weight. A cross between Simon Says and Red Light/Green Light, the teacher gives...
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Physical Activity, Environment and Policy

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
In the year 2000, inactivity cost the US approximately $76.6 billion. Physical inactivity is increasing and so are the costs associated with it. Take a look at these statistics and facilitate some discussion in your health class.
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Train the Body, Train the Brain

For Students 6th - 10th
An article from the New York Times, 2010, titled "Phys Ed: Can Exercise Make Kids Smarter?" is the springboard for the six short-answer questions posed by The Learning Network. Have your class read the article, answer the questions, and...
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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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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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How Much Do You Burn?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discover their weight relative to the other children in their class. They determine how many calories they burn through exercise and compare it with their classmates. Using the internet, they calculate their body mass index...
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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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Workout Exercises

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Teach your class the three types of workouts: endurance, strength, and power. Concurrently, this focuses on the four parts of a workout: goal, warm-up, workout, and cool down. Two great examples are provided.
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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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Integrating the Craft of Writing into Physical Education

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Incorporate writing into your physical education class. In groups, learners unscramble a list of words related to exercise and use them in their journal writings. Using their name, they write one word related to physical activity that...
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Jump Rope for a Healthy Heart

For Teachers 4th
Have your fourth graders jump rope to be heart healthy. This lesson plan has learners engage in a variety of jump roping activities to practice healthy habits. They also discuss cardiovascular fitness and the benefits of good health.
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Listen a Minute: Exercise

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Even if they hate exercise, this instructional activity could be a great way to practice writing and answering questions for your ELD pupils. First, a tape-script about exercise (which could be read aloud by the teacher) provides them...
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What's the Shape of Your Diet?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the food pyramid. In this food pyramid lesson, 5th graders investigate a proper balanced diet and compare their daily diet with recommendations from the food pyramid. Students create a visual representation of their...
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Women and Sports

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine how women in sports has changed over the years. In this women in sports lesson students research the benefits of being active. 
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The "Heart" of the Problem

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore mathematical operations while studying nutrition. In this physical fitness lesson, students explore calories, pulse rate, and the circulatory system. Students use mathematical data to create a healthy physical fitness...
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Healthy Tag

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students play a game to increase physical activity. In this exercise lesson, students identify benefits to a healthy lifestyle and learn a fast-paced game to promote blood flow. Students perform activities found on colored dots scattered...