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Science in Sport - Datalogger Activities

Investigations written specifically to engage students with hands-on activities using the EasySense Datalogger and sensors.



Investigations written specifically to engage students with hands-on activities using the EasySense Datalogger and sensors.    

Real Data.  Real Science.  Real Results.  

These experiments are written to address science contents standard at the High School Level and include Teacher and Student handouts for each investigation.

 

Section 1: Did I win?

  • Detecting movement, calculating speed
  • Remote measurement of distance, objects and materials
  • Who won?
  • Finding the end
  • How fast did it go?
  • How fast is the wind speed?

Section 2: What can I do?

  • Reaction times
  • Hit the brakes!
  • Muscle fatigue
  • ECG demonstration (Graph & Scope)
  • Breathing patterns
  • Spirometer: Lung capacities
  • Spirometer: Peak Flow

Section 3: Will I be safe?

  • How good is my sun block?
  • Is cool best?
  • Reducing the impact a. Force and Light gate, b. Accelerometer and Light gate
  • Reducing the impact: Effect of the landing surface, Predicting the impact, Creating the safe landing zone
  • Finding the damage: A quick scan and Getting the full picture

Section 4: Can I get help?

  • Forces in levers
  • Keeping cool, losing heat
  • The right clothes for the right sport?
  • How does sweating keep you cool?
  • How does sport clothing keep you dry?
  • How much grip does my trainer give?
  • Polarised sunglasses
  • Understanding my diet
  • Streamlining

Section 5: Am I improving?

  • Pulse
  • Pulse: Measuring change
  • Recovery times and training routines
  • Recovery rates and training (Polar Heart rate)
  • Recovery rates and training (Pulse Oximeter)
  • Can I improve my putting?
  • Can I measure my performance?

Section 6: Extras!

  • Lighting the flame
  • Not only exercise excites the heart!
  • I didn’t take it!

 

This Book is used with the following Data Loggers: 

V-Hub

V-Log

VISION

 

This product is available through the Learning Portal HERE