Physical Education

Iditarod Trail Team Sports and Activities

Lesson Summary:  Create checkpoints in a large outdoor area.   Each checkpoint will have a team oriented or relay type activity that will advance the team to the next checkpoint or must be completed before the team can move to the next checkpoint.  Iditarod Trail can be scaled to take only 1 period of Physical Education …

CHECKPOINT FITNESS: Aerobic & Strength Exercises

Lesson Summary: Students run, jog or walk for a predetermined amount of time and intensity around the gym.  When time is up, students choose a checkpoint to go to.  A student rolls the die to determine what exercise the group will do.  All students perform the exercise.  Repeat. Procedural Activities:  The instructor selects 6 activities …

Idita – Aerobics

In this lesson, students will participate in aerobic activity and progress along the Iditarod trail using minutes as miles.  To follow the F.I.T. Principle, students should participate in aerobic activity 3 to 5 times per week for 30 minutes while working in his/her target zone.  For each minute of aerobic activity, the student moves 1 …

Aerobic Scavenger or Checkpoint Hunt

Aerobic Scavenger or Checkpoint Hunt:  Students should be in teams of 3 or 4.  On a large area such as a football or soccer field, spread 26 cones out and conceal slips of paper with checkpoint names under them.  Cones are arranged in a random manner.  The object of this game is to travel from …

Sled Dog Harness System and Activity Guide

Bob FitzPatrick Click to view the PDF Doc. Sled Dog Harness Activity These activities can be adapted for grades 1 – 12.  Activities align with the national pe standards. Standard 1 – The physically literate individual demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns. Standard 2 – The physically literate individual applies …