Higher, Faster, Stronger

Teacher Guide

Activity and Additional Sheets

Additional Sheet 1        

Speed

For up-to-date information about athletics records, consult the IAAF Website
http://www.iaaf.org

Teacher Notes

Activity 3 Free fall

Neil Armstrong performing the hammer and feather demonstration on the Moon
http://www1.jsc.nasa.gov/er/seh/feather.html

Activity 20   Selling science

http://www.zcoil.com

http://www.ztech-inc.com/recoild.html

The shoes are marketed through a US health company, Total Relief:
http://www.totalrelief.com

Similar energy return shoes made by Spira were banned by the International Association of Athletic Federations in 2005.  See
http://www.spirafootwear.com  

MBT (Masai Barefoot Technology) shoes:
http://www.swissmasai.co.uk

Section 3.2  Speed skiing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBxvGdMjZmE

 

Technician notes

Software

Tracker
www.cabrillo.edu/dbrown/tracker/

Multimedia Motion
www.csmedia.demon.co.uk

Sciencescope
www.sciencescope.co.uk

Data harvest
www.data-harvest.co.uk

Dartfish
http://www.dartfish.com/en/software/dartfish-connect/index.htm

Vernier sensors and software
http://www.vernier.com/soft/lp.html

Physics Toolkit 6
http://www.physicstoolkit.com/

Painless Productions CD of interactive virtual experiments
http://www.painlessproductions.co.uk/

Crocodile Clips/Physics
http://www.crocodile-clips.com/crocodile/physics/

Biomech Motion Analysis System
http://www.health.uottawa.ca/biomech/csb/software/biomech.htm

Sports Motion
http://www.sportsmotion.com/

Videos

Sports Science Video 2: Biomechanics
www.1st4sport.com

Activity 28   Summing up part 3

‘Freemind’ software, available from several sources including:
http://freemind.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page