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Exercise and Your Heart

For Students 6th - 10th
Take a look at this four-page handout on exercise and the heart. Heart disease is the number one killer in the US, and most of that could be prevented. Learn about the benefits of physical activity and a longer healthier life. Check out...
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Exercise: What Kinds of Activities Are Best?

For Teachers 6th Standards
What happens in the muscles during anaerobic and aerobic exercise, and how does this affect the heart and our overall health? A cross-curricular instructional activity that introduces learners to the lifelong benefits of exercise,...
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Investigating the Effect of Physical Exercise On Pulse Rate

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The final lesson in the 10-part biology series encourages scholars to explore pulse rate. Through measurements of resting pulse and after periods of exercise, scholars graph the changes physical exercise causes.
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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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Wellness and the Benefits of Exercise

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss benefits of keeping physically fit, predict effects of exercise on their bodies, perform various exercises correctly, including push-up, curl-up, and jumping jack, discuss and follow safety practices while...
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Hard Core Exercises

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This is not a lesson, but can be made a part of a lesson in a weight training or conditioning class, or even as part of a team sports workout. This list contains 12 hard core strength training exercises that can be done without any...
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Listen a Minute: Exercise

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Even if they hate exercise, this lesson 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 with information...
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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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Exercise: ESL Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Save yourself a trip to the gym with this ESL presentation about exercise. Vocabulary words like jogging, yoga, and bicycling, as well as pictures that explain each activity, will help your English learners understand the common terms...
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Healthy Body Image: Healthy Exercises for Every Body

For Students 9th - 12th
From three-way neck rolls to a figure-5 hurdler's stretch, this is an ultimate guide to healthy exercises. It begins with a bulleted list of general guidelines on cardiorespiratory exercise, flexibility, resistance exercises, and range...
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Technical Drawing Exercises

For Students 8th - 12th
Practice representing three-dimensional figures in two dimensions with a set of exercises on technical drawing where learners convert between isometric and orthographic drawings. More complex exercises require drawing missing...
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Comma Exercises

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Tired of seeing commas in the wrong places? Include a set of grammar exercises in your language arts lessons. With appositives, introductory phrases, coordinate adjectives, and dialogue guides, the nine sets of sentences enhance your...
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The Benefits of Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Ways are identified in which exercise benefits the nervous, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems of the human body in this presentation. It also includes definitions for and examples of aerobic and anaerobic exercise, as well as...
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Exercise and Water

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discover the needs of their body by trying different types of aerobic exercise.  In this physical education lesson, 2nd graders analyze The Busy Body Book by glancing at the pictures inside and predicting what the content...
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Activity and Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Leave it to the classic jump rope to get your class excited about physical activity! Your class will begin by discussing the benefits of jumping rope as a form of exercise and learning a few different types of jumps. Then in groups of...
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Heart Rate and Exercise: Is There a Correlation?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does exercise cause heart rates to be different? Given data regarding the number of hours of exercise per week and heart rates, pupils determine the correlation between the two. The data includes two types of heart rates to associate...
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Heart Rate and Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 10th Standards
What is the relationship among the heart, circulation, and exercise? Your class members will explore first-hand how different physical exercises affect an individual's heart rate. They will begin by learning how to measure their own...
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Parallel Structure, Exercise 1

For Students 4th - 11th
Challenge your pupils' writing skills with this two-page worksheet. There are a total of twenty sentences which must be read in order to determine whether or not they contain errors in parallel structure. Note: This worksheet accompanies...
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Exercise Band Training

For Teachers 5th - 12th
While this is not specifically a lesson, it contains good descriptions of exercises to do with exercise bands. There are seven exercises described for working on the upper body and two for the lower body. Use this as a reference sheet to...
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Comma Exercise: Exercise 1

For Students 5th - 9th
In an exercise from the Purdue Online Writing Lab, learners can review 11 rules for comma usage. They then either label 21 sample sentences C for correct as is, or they identify which rule of comma usage is being broken. Though the...
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Spelling Exercise: -ible or -able

For Students 5th - 9th
From the Purdue Online Writing Lab, an editing practice exercise that focuses on the correct spelling of words that end in -ible or -able. Young authors proofread a paragraph about a date gone awry (high interest content). Onscreen it...
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4-Side Warmup

For Students K - 8th
Write four exercises on separate sheets of paper and hang them in the four corners of the gym. Include the name of the exercise and the number of reps for each. Assign class members to each corner. Instruct athletes to complete each...
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Spelling Exercise: -ible and -able Part 2

For Students 5th - 9th
To review the correct usage of these two commonly confused endings, learners fill in blanks at the end of partial words set in the context of seven sentences. Example: "It's always valu___ to have a friend who is depend____." I'd also...
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Spelling Exercise: Affect or Effect

For Students 5th - 9th
Fifteen example sentences need to be completed with either affect or effect. This printable exercise focuses on a discrete skill and could accomplish the mission if your class struggles with this particular distinction. Answer key is...

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