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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 results. 

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 activites?

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 far.

To help teach this unit, look in the box for Meticulous Measuring Tapes, Brilliant Balancing Floor Tape and Tip Top Timers!

Measuring Jumping

Teacher resources

Everything you'll need for each lesson in this unit, including:

  • A unit overview
  • Lesson plans
  • Photocopiable pupil sheets
  • Photocopiable reward cards
  • Home activity cards
  • PowerPoint presentations

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If you have specific questions about the experiments or using the resources for this unit, please view the frequently asked questions about In the Zone for ages 7-9.

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