In Fizzy's Super Athletes children will find out what makes a super athlete and whether body differences give advantages in different sports.
Are human bodies perfect? Can people with the longest legs jump
the farthest? Children will make predictions relating to body
structure and function, investigate, and compare their
The unit has three lessons:
- Lesson 1 - Are some body measurements linked?
- Lesson 2 - Can people with longer legs jump the farthest?
- Lesson 3 - Which muscles are important for which
You can find teaching notes and photocopiable pupil sheets for
all three lessons on the ages 7-9 resources page.
Children can also play Fizzy's Jump! activity to watch a slow motion video
that explains how your body jumps and gives you tips on how to jump
To help teach this unit, look in the box for Meticulous
Measuring Tapes, Brilliant Balancing Floor Tape and Tip Top