Each resource has been designed to be a discrete learning task that can be completed by students in approximately 1-1.5 hours. Some VCE resources are a little more comprehensive and have been designed to address specific outcomes and key knowledge areas within the identified unit of study. Our resources are designed to be easily uploaded to your school learning management system (Compass or similar) and downloaded by students. Resources can be downloaded in two different file formats: Digital (Word docx) or Printable (pdf).
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This Resource is designed to compliment the onsite and outreach “Beat That” program. Students use the primary data generated during the program and apply their mathematical skills in analysing and representing their individual and also class data sets.
Vertical Limit is an engaging maths resource which introduces the Standing Vertical Jump Test which measures the height a player can jump in the air and the results help us to predict a players ability to mark, tap, and defend the ball during a match. Patrick Dangerfield talks students through the testing protocol and after completing the test, students will analyse their results and compare vertical jump height to their classmates and the Cats Players!
This new resource is aimed at supporting Year 5/6 students apply their mathematical skills to real world scenarios.
This resource consists of the Student Workbook and Video – links to both are included below.
This task will guide you through a short exercise circuit with exercise instructions from netball champion Madison Browne. Madison is into her 14th season of professional netball and has collected National championships, two Commonwealth games medals and various player awards throughout her career.
Madison has used her knowledge of the human anatomy, fitness components and training to ensure she is able to prepare herself for the sport of netball.
Sam and Cam are competitive individuals, lifting rocks like The Hulk and declaring themselves the “strongest at BioLAB” – apply your maths skills to settle the score and work out who is the strongest.
A fantastic resource that makes you want to be a tennis player!! It has been designed to compliment General Mathematics Units 1 and 2 Outcomes, in area of study 6.
To investigate and compare data distributions.
The human heart is an incredible muscle. Rhythmically beating, to keep us alive.
Factors such as genetics, exercise, diet, sleep and stress all result in a range of variations to heart rate.
This resource includes two investigations into heart rate throughout a normal day.
To analyse and understand how your heart rate changes during the day.
In the spirit of the Tour de France beginning soon! We bring you this french inspired mathematics resource. Grab your beret, put on your lycra and enjoy!
• To interpret data displayed on a distance time graph.
• Describe how the gradient of the graph relates to velocity.
• Calculate the average speed between two points of the graph.
• Use data to infer events that could of occurred.
This revision resource for VCE PE is designed to provide a good learning tool for anatomy revision.
This resource targets Unit 1: The Human Body in Motion/ Area of Study 1: How does the musculoskeletal system work to produce movement?
To be able to test prior knowledge on the muscular and skeletal system.
This resource is designed to encourage students to graph and analyse real world data sets using athlete age statistics and world record marathon times
Plot a side by side column graph from real world data then make a conclusion about the relationship displayed within the graph.
I am able to demonstrate how to plot data on a side by side column graph:
Let’s explore chemical reactions with a few fun and easy experiments.
To conduct an experiment exploring the effect of temperature on a chemical reaction.
These tasks are designed to increase and apply your knowledge of forces and Newton’s laws, and their effects on sports and its participants.
This resource explores biomimicry and its applications in sport. In the field of biomimetic design, biomimicry is used to enhance sports equipment design in order to improve participant safety and comfort or to enhance performance.
To understand how biomimicry is used in the design process.
Understanding and testing drag force is important in different sports to give athletes an edge. Scientists are constantly developing materials that help athletes deal better with drag force. This experiment demonstrates the effects of drag force on a runner.
The Olympic Games, while postponed for 2020, are set to take place in Tokyo 2021. This resource challenges students to complete a data analysis on the Olympic medal counts for athletic (track and field) events, across the four most recent Olympic Games; Rio, London, Beijing and Athens.
To be able to use a big data to analyse and explore patterns and trends.
Use a dice and your math skills to follow Craig on his adventure to school! A great way to consolidate interpreting data and using graphs to tell a story.
To use a line graph to display heart rate data.
This resource challenges to use data collected from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games to explore how correlations can be used to improve an athlete’s performance. A great introduction to finding correlations in data sets using scatter plots, and Cartesian planes.
To understand how data correlations are used to predict an athletes performance.
A great game based maths resource that involves the whole family getting active and playing games!
This resource is aimed at grade 3 students, however it could be used for any primary school students to improve their understanding of odd and even numbers, and the relationship between addition and subtraction. The resource is based around the game Finska, an excellent game from Finland that can be used in a wide range of primary maths applications.
If students don’t have access to the equipment there are labels and directions on how to create your own Finska set from plastic bottles.
To be able to use game play to complete addition and subtraction.
Demonstrate an ability to:
Become an Olympic Data Analyst! Students will be challenged to make the data from the Olympic Games more meaningful and easier to understand. Students will need to use their researching, calculation and graphing skills.
To be able to analyse and interpret secondary data to develop new ranking system.
Create your own home workout using mathematical skills! Students use multiplication and addition skills to create their very own home workout. A great way to get them up and out of their seats during remote learning.
This activity has been developed to help students develop healthy work habits while learning in an online environment. It is designed to be used in lessons to break up tasks that require 30 minutes or more of screen time.
To be able to create your own home workout using mathematical skills.
Introducing METRIC ME! our latest instalment from our BioCATS remote learning resources.
Metric Me! is an introduction to bio-metric measurement and the use of mathematics in determining physical advantage in sport. Students will be able to use calculations, tables and graphs to compare their biomentric measurements with Geelong Cats star Patrick Dangerfield.
To use this resource get students to watch the Metric Me video introduction with Patrick Dangerfield and complete their own measurements and analysis using the workbook.
To be able to use your mathematics skills to collect, analyse and interpret biometric data.
The BioCATS program is all about maths and science with a healthy edge!
Each activity developed under the BioCATS brand provides a unique insight into the application of maths and science skills using real life scenarios from the Geelong Football Club.
Our educational experiences are themed with physical activity and the wonders of the human body to engage students in a unique learning environment and emphasise the importance of healthy body, healthy mind.
This partnership program was design ed in 2012 by BioLAB: The Victorian BioScience Education Centre in partnership with the Geelong Football Club. It has been successfully delivered to over 10,000 Victorian primary school students from the Deakin Cats Community Centre at GMHBA stadium.
The BioCATS program is proudly supported by Bisinella.