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Name of Activity:

Mental Math Equation Fitness Stations

Purpose of Activity:

To integrate math into physical education fitness stations.

Suggested Grade Level:


Materials Needed:

Any type of fitness equipment enough for 8 or 9 stations, visuals of fitness activities and 8x10 paper with a math problem and number of sets. e.g. m+9=16, music

Description of Idea

Students should be in groups of 5 or 6. At each station is a visual of the exercise and a math equation with the number of sets for that exercise. The students must solve the math equation to find out how many reps they need to complete (e.g., sit-ups 3 sets, 6y=60 reps.)

Once the problem is solved the students begin the exercise. They can spend 2 or 3 minutes at each station. Each group should be able to get to each station.

Submitted by Jeff Fredrickson who teaches at Mac Arthur Middle School in Berkeley, IL. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 5/12/2014.
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Mental Math Equation Fitness Stations

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