Join the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and discover the benefits of exercise and a healthy lifestyle. Learn more as you explore these lessons, interactives, and resources from Thinkfinity and its Content Partners.
This collection of resources from ScienceNetLinks offers lessons, tools, and podcasts on these topics for all ages.
Science | Health | All Grades
Discover how to turn an engaging story into a physical activity with ideas from this ArtsEdge tipsheet.
Reading | Physical Education | All Grades
Trace the meaning of the phrase from its beginnings in basketball to its current use in other fields. Then test your athletic powers with physical activity followed by creative work on your sports vocabulary.
Science | Vocabulary | Grades PK-6
Consider the geographic implications of health and nutrition through these photographs that reflect how health and exercise are influenced by where people live, work, and play.
Primary Sources | Culture | Grades 3-12
What verbs describe the movements of your favorite sports hero? Watch short videos of sports athletes in action and share what you observe in the form of sports poetry.
Writing | Grades 3-5
Explore the connection between what you eat and the body's ability to grow and repair itself.
Science | Nutrition | Grades 3-5
Investigate the food guide pyramid to learn what foods provide the nutrients your body needs to be active and to maintain a healthy weight.
Science | Health | Grades 6-8
Learn how sports, philosophy, and culture intersect through the Greek word arete. Examine Greek primary source texts to discover how this concept applies to current high school sports culture.
History | Literature | Grades 9-12