February 3rd, 2016

Explore Groundhog Day

Explore Groundhog Day

It’s Groundhog Day again. Explore Groundhog Day, how weather affects physical fitness, and climate change with these FREE Educational Resources–all aligned to NY State Academic Standards.

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Elementary School

Groundhog Day

In this lesson plan, students will learn about Groundhog Day, what happens if the groundhog sees his shadow or if he doesn’t see his shadow and create a tally chart to predict whether or not he will see his shadow.

Related NY State Academic Standards: MST3.1.S.2, SS.E.1.1C, SS.E.1.2B, and more!

Middle School

Groundhog Log Project

In this unit, students will:

  • make an effort to participate in a variety of physical activities, including outdoor winter activities.
  • keep an electronic record of their daily physical activity/exercise time for the 3-week period.
  • calculate daily and weekly the minutes they are physically active.

Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.PE.I.1.1.A, HPF.PE.I.1.1.E, MST2.I.IS.1.2, and more!

High School

Global Health

In this unit, students will research and form credible opinions about global warming.

Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.E.LE.7, MST4.C.LE.LE.1.1b, MST4.C.LE.LE.7.1b, and more!

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