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92 resources with the keyterm physical activity

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For Students 5th - 8th
In this fitness activity, students review the components to a well-balanced exercise routine and explain the importance of physical activity. This activity has 1 multiple choice, 4 fill in the blank, and 5 short answer questions.
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For Teachers K
Students practice following directions and perform the physical activity requested such as running, skipping, galloping, and hopping. They participate in Green Light, Red light and Criss-cross Applesauce. They explore different modes...
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For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders, after exploring the concept that physical activity provides opportunities for enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and social interaction, assess the rules of badminton. They study how to keep score in a match,...
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Fitness Stars

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students participate in an at-home physical fitness program. They draw "fitness slips" and complete the activity on the slip at home. The activities include fun sports-like activities, but also household chore activities like vacuuming...
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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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Excuses, Excuses - Stay Physically Fit

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students explore reasons to stay physically fit. They participate in activities that address excuses people use for not being active. Students discuss benefits of exercise. Students write personal goals for physical fitness and share...
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For Teachers K - 1st
Students pretend they are airplanes in a physical education classroom. They "take off," "fly," and "land." They do push-ups to "refuel."
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Plus One Volleyball

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice bumping and volleying the volleyball. They also explore how to under hand serve.
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The Lure and Lore of Weight Lifting

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine the importance of physical activity and positive reasons for weight training. They analyze and discuss a famous ad, read and summarize an article, and identify the benefits of resistance training.
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Healthy Food Choices

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils, working in groups, role play skits highlighting healthy eating habits and physical activities.
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Pedometer Trick or Treat

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars monitor the amount of calories burned with the use of a pedometer. They perform various cardiovascular activities and monitor how many steps it takes to burn enough calories to eat one M&M and other snack foods.
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Eat Smart. Play Hard.

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars study healthy food choices and the energy it creates for physical activity. In this food energy lesson, students complete multiple activities to learn about the benefits of healthy eating upon physical activity.
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students understand that elements of sport and/or physical exercise are important aspects of certain jobs. In this sports lesson plan, students discuss sport related careers, listen to speakers who have sport related careers, and...
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Keeping Kids Active

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners discover the benefits of an active lifestyle and ways to keep healthy in order to gain understanding of the importance of a physical activity. In this health lesson plan, students talk with their peers about types of activities...
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"Walk the Talk"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students realize that it is critical that they not miss opportunities because they lack a required uniform. They discuss at length about the need for having active lifestyles even though they lack the appropriate clothers for the...
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Take a Look Inside of You

For Teachers K
Students explore, examine and study how the heart pumps blood throughout their bodies during physical activity. They participate in holding their hands on their chests and feeling their hearts beating when they are skipping, hopping and...
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Exercise Examples

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss reasons for performing physical activity. They develop a list of exercises to share with other groups. They lead other groups through a set of exercises on the playground.
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Follow My Lead

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write about how to perform a certain physical activity. The other students in the case must perform the activity based on the written instructions.
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Holiday Gift Exchange

For Teachers K - 5th
Students participate in a running or ball dribbling activity, delivering a bean bag across a certain distance to their partner. They deliver as many bean bags to their partner in a two minute time period.
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Get Physical

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research a physical exercise using primary source information. They analyze the information and write a report that validates, rejects, or qualifies the information.