We all know that diet has a big effect on health. Cancer, heart disease, and diabetes are increasing; diet is a big reason for that. Here are some links from the American Heart Association to explore healthy eating (these are also excellent suggestions for reducing your chances of getting cancer):
Here's an exercise record sheet that you can use to keep track of your weekly exercise. Click on the link to open the spreadsheet.
Please save it as "your name_exercise" and save it in the folder marked "Exercise Record" inside of your class' folder. For example, I would save it as:
BruceMoon_exercise inside of 2010M2ClassProjects/Exercise.
DON'T FORGET TO PUT YOUR NAME ON IT!!! WE DON'T WANT 50 RECORDS NAMED "EXERCISE RECORD.XLS". THAT WON'T HELP ANYONE!
Go to www.calgovcouncil.org/challenge to sign up for the Governor's Challenge.
Sacramento Unified School District is competing with other school districts to earn fitness equipment for schools. You need to "get physical" for four weeks, doing at least 30 minutes of physical activity three or more times a week.
What counts as physical activity in the Governor’s Challenge?To successfully complete the Governor’s Challenge, students must be active 30-60 minutes a day at least 3 days a week for a month in addition to the physical activity they engage in as part of their school’s regularly scheduled physical education classes. For the purposes of this competition, physical activity is broadly defined and can include any and all forms of physical activity including, but not limited to such things as playing basketball, lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, biking, boarding, diving, hiking, surfing, swimming, walking, and wrestling.