The human body is capable of many things and we are constantly pushing its limits. This activity looks at the concept of sporting performance and the way in which an athlete can improve.
Students are introduced to a number of chemical and biological science concepts and use techniques and technology to investigate some mystery athletes!
Students and teachers work in small groups with mentors and independently report their results to our scientific delegation.
This program is also a great introduction to science inquiry skills and science as a human endeavour.
KEY THEMES: Biological sciences, chemical sciences, questioning and predicting, analysing and evaluating scientific method, units of measurement, scientific literacy.
SUITABLE FOR: Year 5-6
PROGRAM DURATION: 2 hrs
MAX CLASS SIZE: 28