About the Workshop
Introduction to the physics in sport and a safety briefing on each piece of equipment. Learners then rotate through the activities and complete a worksheet to support them in analysing their own performance and the scientific principles underpinning this.
Sprint though timing gates.
Ball kick in radar inflatable goal.
Reaction time in batak board.
Look at the power they can generate by using a rowing machine.
Session finishes with a review of what they have learnt.
In a smaller space we can combine our practical physics and fitness activites for a practical science session.
Large hall space with a high ceiling (at least 3m) Power
Skills Builder Framework Links:
Science: Apply mathematical concepts and calculate results.
Mathematics: use and derive simple equations and carry out appropriate calculations.
Science -Describing motion: speed and the quantitative relationship between average speed, distance and time (speed = distance ÷ time).
Science- Forces: using force arrows in diagrams, adding forces in one dimension, balanced and unbalanced forces.
Science - Energy: comparing amounts of energy transferred (J, kJ, kW hour)