AVADIN – Day 18 – Higher, Faster, Stronger

Each spring, our school has Personal Best Day. It is our annual track and field day, but we frame it as a competition against ourself. The students get really into keeping track of their times/distances/heights and trying to get better. I use the following videos as a way to bring science into their ideas, and we talk about what we learn from each video:
Sprinting

High Jump

Long Jump

Softball Throw

Lesson Ideas:

  1. Track and Field Provocations
  2. Increasing techniques
  3. Expert additions
  4. Make our own science video

BONUS VIDEO:
And now, Daft Punk and Hands:

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