Physical Education

Rappelling - Valley of Fire | Outdoor Nevada

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Students will take a virtual walking tour through Valley of Fire, Nevada’s oldest and largest state park. The sandstone give the park its name because the rock appears to be on fire when the sun’s rays reflect on them. Students will write a creative writing piece about how the rock got its fire red color.

HealthBeat-Hip Hopscotch

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In this lesson students learn the importance of exercise to blood circulation.

How to Hit a Fastball (According To Science!!!) | It's Okay to Be Smart

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DISCLAIMER: I have very bad hitting form. Baseball was never my thing. :)

Ice Warriors: The Road to Gold

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Experience the journey that players on the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team took when preparing for and then playing in the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, in this media gallery from “Ice Warriors.” Rico Roman, a forward on the team, was injured in active duty military service. After having his leg amputated and discovering sled hockey, he joined the team and discovered the camaraderie he had been missing since leaving the Army. Other players on the team describe their goals and approaches as they prepare to play for the gold medal and their feelings after their victory over the Russian team.

Go Outside and Play: Sports Communication | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Playing outside makes kids happier, healthier and stronger! In this segment, Abby Brown visits a softball practice and discovers constant communication is a crucial part of working together as a team in order to succeed.

Counting By 1's, 2's, 3's, 5's, and 10's

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This interactive Kindergarten through 5th grade math activity includes using different types of jumps to count. Some of the jumps used are jumping jacks and side to side jumps. As the students do different types of jumps, they count in various ways such as counting by 2’s, 3’s, and 5’s. This is a wonderful lesson combining cognitive and psychomotor skills.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Kinesiologist

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Look at this science career that studies the human body and teaches people exercise and other therapies to keep their bodies strong and healthy.

LifePrep Yoga | Move to Include

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LifePrep is a collaborative initiative of  the ARC of Monroe County, Victor Central School District and Nazareth College in Rochester, New York to provide programs for students with developmental disabilities. Their wellness program includes modified yoga. 

Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

Head Trauma from High School Football | FRONTLINE

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Discover why concussions and less traumatic forms of brain injury sustained while playing high school football are being met with greater scrutiny from science and society. Evidence gathered from the brains of deceased former professional athletes shows a progressive degenerative disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, which is linked with a history of concussions and can lead to depression, dementia, and even suicide. Researchers have found that the onset of CTE can occur even in people who have never suffered concussions. This resource is part of the FRONTLINE collection.

Animal Fitness

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Engage your Kindergarten through 5th grade students this activity that combines motor and listening skills. Using commonly known animals such as a fox, dog and an inchworm, students enjoy learning about the movements of various animals. The teacher demonstrates how to move and be like that animal using various exercises and students follow along. Students are able to showcase their psychomotor skills in this lesson.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

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