Since the beginning of sporting competitions athletes trying to find the edge. This program uses STEM investigations to explore the different methods athletes have used to get the advantage in sport.
Students are challenged to use mathematical reasoning; scientific testing; and scientific literacy skills to explore shoe technology; sports doping; mechanical advantage and discover many weird and wonderful stories of successful and foiled cheating attempts in between!
To explain how scientific techniques are used to investigate illegal performance enhancing strategies.
Describe the technology used to identify cheating athletes.
Identify the dependent variable in a range of tests.
Display qualitive and quantitative data.
• Complete a range of different scientific investigations.
• Interpret qualitive and quantitative data.
• Display qualitive and quantitative data