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Health Smart Virginia: 7th Grade Social Emotional Health

For Teachers 7th
A 12-resource social and emotional health unit is designed to help seventh graders develop the skills they need to cope with disappointment and manage stress. They practice stress reduction techniques and share ideas for how to handle...
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Museum of Tolerance: Teaching Tolerance

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How do you teach classes to recognize and confront intolerance? To recognize their preconceptions and commit to change? The materials in this collection, prepared by the Museum of Tolerance, are designed to achieve these goals. Whether...
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Exercise: Crash Course Study Skills #10

For Students 7th - 12th
There's a big test in school next week—time to hit the gym! The final video in a playlist on study skills focuses on the relationship between bodily movement and brain development, and how regular exercise can improve school performance.
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Top 8 Exercises for Autism Fitness

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Create an inclusive physical education program with help from eight exercises designed to met of the needs of children with autism. Activities include ball work, hurdles, bear crawls, resistance bands, star jumps, and the Scramble. 
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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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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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Health Benefits of Exercise

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Dr. Tina Marcantel speaks about health and the need for exercise as she hikes around Sedona, Arizona. Several benefits are highlighted in a succinct and clear way. Show your health students this video to encourage them to exercise...
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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 lesson that introduces learners to the lifelong benefits of exercise, including the ability...
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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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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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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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23 and 1/2 Hours

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Don't miss the opportunity to show what may be the most beneficial video your classes will ever see for their lifelong health and well-being. Using engaging animations and fascinating statistics, Dr. Mike Evans explains why exercise is...
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How Playing Sports Benefits Your Body ... and Your Brain

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Exercising is undeniably beneficial for our brains and bodies. But how do these benefits compare to the participation and joining of a sports team? Watch an educational video to discover the psychological and health benefits of joining a...
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The Benefits of a Bilingual Brain

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What does it really mean to know a language? Did you know that knowing two or more languages means that your brain might actually look and work differently than those of your monolingual friends? Discover the three different types of...
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Benefits of Cycling

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss cycling and create a list of good effects from cycling.  In this cycling activity, 4th graders design a leaflet or poster to encourage cycling. Students debate the benefits of cycling. 
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Exercise is Essential for Healthy Pets

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this online/interactive worksheet about walking for exercise, students read about the benefits of walking their pets and answer multiple choice comprehensive questions. Students answer four multiple choice questions.
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The Benefits of Good Posture

For Students 4th - 12th
The importance of good posture, especially in the electronic age, is the focus of a short, cleverly animated video that reminds viewers to "stand up straight."
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Exercise What Can I Do For My Heart?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders comprehend the benefits of daily physical activity and are taught the factors that affect physical performance. They relate ways that aerobic exercise strengthens and improves the efficiency of the heart and lungs. ...
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Consuming Healthy Snacks

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Get your class into great shape by introducing them to the benefits of eating healthy snacks and engaing in regular exercise. This set of activities comes with all the worksheets and handouts needed to complete several weeks of nutrition...
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Extension Activity Building a Healthy Classroom Community

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Workout buddies aren't just for adults! Learners discuss the benefits of 60 minutes of physical activity each day and generate ideas for how they can accomplish this by working toward a goal with friends.
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Benefits of Physical Activity

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Identify at least five benefits of physical activity and guide students to experience fun feeling healthy. Your class will participate in the Synchronized Chair Dance. Worksheet and Evaluation are included.
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Teaching Your Child How to "Deep Breathe"

For Students K - 6th
Feeling stressed, angry, or nervous? It's time to practice the exercise detailed in Deep Breathe to breathe your cares away. The activity brings the focus back to one's self and identifies the importance of staying calm. 
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Key to Good Health: Exercise

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students calculate their heart rate before and after exercise. For this health lesson, students find their resting heart rate and then exercise for 5-10 minutes. Students take their heart rate afterwards and observe the differences.
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Health Wise Quiz

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Here is a quick assessment that you can use for your next lesson on the physical benefits of daily exercise. 

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