Teens Week 2 – Health & Fitness

Day 5 with Dan – Smoking and Presentations

Day 5 with Dan – Smoking and Presentations

We had a great last class today. We started by looking at the dangers of smoking and reading about the effects it has on our body. We then wrote predictions for an experiment, did the experiment and then wrote up the method and results. We saw the amount of tar produced by just one cigarette. […]

Day 4 with Dan – Hands on with the heart

Day 4 with Dan – Hands on with the heart

Today we finished our fitness tests by doing the sitting reach (for flexibility) and the online reaction test. We then calculated some of the results from yesterday e.g. the speed and recovery time. After we discussed and compared our results and wrote an evaluation about what we found out, what surprised us, what we enjoyed […]

Day 3 with Dan – Montjuic!

Day 3 with Dan – Montjuic!

We had a great day at Montjuic today. We completed a number of activities to test our strength, speed, agility, stamina, recovery time and more! (See below for more pictures). Tomorrow we will finish by recording our flexibility and reaction times and process the results. We are also going to look at a real pigs […]

Day 2 with Dan!

Day 2 with Dan!

Today we went into more detail about the heart. We watched a video about how it works, answered some questions, labelled a picture, read about how it pumps blood around the body and why it is important and then we made some really cool ‘life-size’ pictures of the cardiovascular system (you can check out Pepe, […]

Health and Fitness with Dan

Health and Fitness with Dan

Today we had a blast!! We did lots of silly activities (see photos below) to help us get to know each other and work as a team. We then looked at what health and fitness is in more detail, went over different skills which make up fitness (e.g. speed, strength, agility, stamina etc) and designed […]