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Let's Play Outside!

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Here are 14 games for you to bring to summer camp, a neighborhood gathering, or a birthday party!
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Playground Scavenger Hunt

For Students 1st - 5th
Encourage children to take full advantage of their school's playground with this fun scavenger hunt activity. Including ten separate activities, from climbing across the monkey bars to playing hopscotch with a friend, this resource will...
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How Many Minutes Should I Get?

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Thirty minutes of physical activity a day maintains health and keeps chronic disease away! Your class will learn and discuss the number of minutes of physical activity needed every day to maintain good health, as well as the short- and...
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Physical Activity and Energy

For Teachers K - 5th
Does smiling take as much energy as running a lap around the track? Everything the body does requires energy. The more vigorous the activity, the more energy the body requires to perform the activity. Compare different low-energy...
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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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Why Be Active?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Are there benefits to being physically active? Yes! There are both short-term and long-term benefits! Being physically active doesn't just have strengthen you physically, but also emotionally and socially. Learners find out how to...
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Your Energy Out

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How much activity is appropriate for elementary school youngsters? What kind of activities do they need to do? Check out the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Look to see what are age-appropriate activities for each grade...
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Physical Activity and Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
All physical activity requires energy. The more vigorous the physical activity, the more energy required to perform the activity. Sitting around requires energy. What? Yes, there are still physical things happening in the body, like...
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I Can Balance. You Can Balance.

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
It's disturbing to think that one third of children born after the year 2000 will suffer from diabetes and perhaps be the first generation to live shorter lives than their parents! Too many youngsters are not eating properly and are not...
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Health Concerns Lecture

For Teachers 6th - 10th
This lesson on health concerns includes a ton of information. There is a PowerPoint presentation that walks through the entire lesson. If you want a quick introduction to these topics then run through this slide presentation quickly, but...
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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 - Setting a Smart Goal

For Students 3rd - 5th
Help your pupils learn how to set realistic attainable goals. This activity helps them practice how to write a specific goal that is measurable. Of course, the topic here is energy in and energy out. We all need help setting goals in a...
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Health and Fitness Expo

For Teachers 4th - 5th
A health and fitness expo hosted by the 4th and 5th grade PE classes for the entire school. This is a great idea! There are 10 activities that are listed for the classes to participate in. For each of the activities, there is an...
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Identify Healthy Food and Lifestyle Choices

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Poll your scholars about their choices on food they eat, or don't eat, and on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Topic statements such as "I ate breakfast this morning" start a discussion on what are healthy choices and what are unhealthy...
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Hopi Running

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners identify why the Hopi tribe practiced running as it relates to health, delivering messages, defeating other tribes, and for ceremonial events. In this social studies lesson, students use maps to identify latitude and longitude...
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Calorie Calculations through Beach Activities

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Beach activity separates babes from blobs! Your class learns about calculating the number of calories used during physical activity. A worksheet is provided in which the activity of five different people at the beach is listed for...
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Personal Health Series: Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Complete activities to help your class appreciate the importance of physical activity. They will answer discussion questions, read articles, and create their own physically active game in order to deepen their knowledge and appreciation...
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Deck Tennis

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study deck tennis. In this instructional activity that can be adapted to teach movement, passing and positioning in any sport, 7th graders toss and catch a rubber ring, students of varying abuilities will be able to...
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Your Energy Balance Goal!

For Teachers K - 3rd
This is the last instructional activity in the series put out by Together Counts on health. This activity has youngsters setting goals to keep their energy balanced by making excellent eating and activity choices. They may need a little...
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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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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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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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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...