Activities and Fireworks for Sports

Topic: Sports

January 28 – February 1

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Chapters 6 & 7

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Workshop Activities

1. Craft – Mad Hats

2. Key Points – Sport Sorting

3. Collaborative – Homeostasis

4. Writing – Rules of the Game

5. Math/Logic – Fact Families

6. Genius Principle – Chicken Fat Exercise

7. Big Activity - Croquet

8. Movement - Coach Says

Minecraft Activities

  1. Play croquet

  2. Play a variety of sports

  3. Build challenge: Create a new sport

Upcoming Events

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Fireworks

Read through the fireworks and choose about five that you think might interest your child. Allow him or her to select 1-3 of them.

  • 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 journal.

  • Using your favorite sport, identify and compare sports superlatives. For example, find the the longest, fastest, etc. of your sport. Gather pictures and facts to illustrate your findings.

  • 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 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

  • Do some sports science experiments: http://www.stack.com/a/sports-science-experiments

  • Play a game with targets or goals of varying values. Keep a tally of your score in your head.

  • Make a cardboard TV story about an amazing sports achievement: http://www.thecheesethief.com/2011/12/low-tech-cardboard-tv.html

  • Pretend you are a sports reporter at Alice's croquet game with the queen. Write a report of what happened at the game.

  • Learn some science of sports:

  • https://youtu.be/KUPNCBQw4o0

  • https://youtu.be/O8buGJ-XdBI

  • https://youtu.be/4hfXGo0qfoo?list=UU5EoTjbPm_U11odssdYXwSA

  • http://www.exploratorium.edu/sports/

  • https://youtu.be/Jk5XDLGGbzo

  • 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/

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