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4-H Physical Health: Sports & Fitness Project

October 23, 2019
Sport and Fitness

Learn more about your favorite sport or athlete and make a poster. Fill it with fun facts, pictures, and anything else you find that is interesting about that sport. Like old sports, look one up and do a project on that! 

Level A (grades 3-4)

Level B (grades 5-6)

Level C (grades 7-9)

Level D (grades 10-12)

 

 

Resources

No manual; however, a Lake County record sheet must be completed (attached below)

**Only a Lake County Record Sheet is needed**

General Exhibit Requirements

Record Sheet Required (No Manual)

See the requirements according to levels below.

Level Requirements

Level A (grades 3-4), choose one:

  1. Exhibit a poster of a sport. May include conditioning required, equipment needed and pictures or drawings of the sport.
  2. Exhibit a poster of a sport. Explain safety issues and equipment or rules used for safety, fitness requirements, and pictures or drawings of this sport.

Level B (grades 5-6), choose one:

  1. Exhibit a poster on history of a sport. May include historical rule changes, historical figures, etc. Can be same sport as previous years.
  2. Exhibit a poster about a famous person in a sport.

Level C (grades 7-9), choose one:

  1. Exhibit a poster on your participation in a sport. Include pictures and explain how this sport has affected your life. Include conditioning requirements.
  2. Exhibit a poster on a famous person currently in a sport. May include statistics, honors, team affiliations, pictures or drawings of this person, names of figures in the past who played this position, etc. Must be a different person from previous years.
  3. Exhibit a poster on a person who invented a sport. Include pictures if possible.

Level D (grades 10-12), choose one:

  1. Exhibit poster on the lifestyle an athlete should maintain to remain competitive. May include topics such as nutrition, conditioning, drug abuse, etc.
  2. Exhibit a poster on a present or past sports figure and a description of his/her career. Must be a different person and sport each year.
  3. Exhibit a poster on major rule changes for a sport from an elementary to professional level, e.g. Little League to professional baseball.

 

Interested in sponsoring a trophy or award for this project? Please contact the project superintendent or Extension Office at 219-755-3240 to learn more!

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