Sport Science Students explore the science behind sports in this hands-on, interactive Sport Science workshop. A mix of fun and serious activities that look at heart rates after sport, the skills required to balance, and other sport-related science activities. This one hour workshop is suitable for Years 5 to 8. The program will be run as an interactive workshop. It will begin with a discussion with the students about types of sport science before the students get to complete several activities. Activities include: Seeing how your heart rate changes after exercise Testing various common drinks for their glucose content Testing how changing your centre of gravity position alters your ability to balance Discovering the optimum force required to lift your foot out of ooblek (cornflour slime) Students will be provided with a worksheet to fill in and questions to answer as they move around the activities. Each session runs for 1 hour and can have a maximum of 30 students Mon 16 May to Fri 20 May Time arranged to suit school (Venue must provide access to water and power) For Bookings: Carly Siebentritt Ph: 9252 6472 Email: carly.siebentritt@csiro.au This Education Week activity is now BOOKED OUT Portions of this program are available to hire at reasonable costs for school fetes and events after May 31st 2011. For more information email Carly. This Education Week activity is presented by Inspiring Australia with CSIRO Education in partnership with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.