Class activities and Fireworks for 2/13-2/17
Craft – Golden Snitch
Key Points – Sport Sorting - introducing a variety of sports
Collaborative – Make a Bouncy Ball - polymer science
Writing – Rules of the Game
Math/Logic – Quidditch Scoring
Character Connection – Importance of Exercise
Big Activity - Play Quidditch
Movement – Coach Says
Weekly Disney Days Activities
How sports are good for us
How your body works during sports activities
Skeletal and muscular systems.
Language Arts: Play match the mascots to the cities (pro teams)
Math Challenge: measure your pulse
Character Connection: Goofy: Always trying new sports and activities
Activity: Reaction Time
Standard Disney Days Activities
Craft: Golden Snitch
Main key Points – Many kinds of games
Follow-up Activity – Making video games
Collaboration – Sports – measuring heart rate
Game - Board Game - Play Mini Chess
Homeostasis - Experience the circulatory system
Participate in an Olympic pentathlon
Create a new sport
Learn the rules to a sport you are not familiar with.
Try a new sport.
Does exercise give you more energy? Do an experiment. Exercise three or more times a week for two weeks. Record how you feel. Then spend a couple weeks without exercise. Record how you feel. Is there a difference in your energy? Record your thoughts in your Wizard journal. https://youtu.be/4hfXGo0qfoo?list=UU5EoTjbPm_U11odssdYXwSA
Using your favorite sport, identify and compare sports superlatives. For example, find the the longest, fastest, etc. of your sport.
Do some experiments about how our bodies function with sports: http://cstmuseum.techno-science.ca/doc/education-programs/cstm/virtual-program-science-of-sports-human-body.pdf
Make your own Golden Snitch:
Watch videos about STEM in sports: http://www.connectamillionminds.com/campaigns/stem-in-sports
Do some sports science experiments: http://www.stack.com/a/sports-science-experiments
Play a game with targets or goals of varying values.
Learn some science of sports:
Make a magical broom catalog.
Sports may vary from one country to the next. Find a sport that is played differently in different countries. Write about the differences.
Do some baseball math: https://www.funbrain.com/math/
Design a Quidditch jersey.
Make a sports poster.
Make a timeline of a particular sport.
Write a report about your favorite sports hero.
With a map of the United States, put a mark on each city that has a major league baseball team.
Do a sports word search: http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/quizzes/wordsearch/sport.html