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Gym Work - How much does it cost?

High SchoolSecondary

Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

NumeracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy

1. Go to 3 different Gyms and find out how much it costs to join.

2. Ask for a fitness test.

3. Based on the rates and the impression you received during your fitness test, which one would you recommend to your friends?

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The rise of the Fitbit kids: a good move or a step too far?

PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

1. In groups of 4 - 5 students, read the following article from The Conversation 30 August 2016  Reading

The Conversation

2. Divide into two groups: one for the "good move" and one group for " a step too far". Write down all the arguments put forward in the article for your group.

In your particular group, discuss the contents of this article. Can you come up with any other ideas to support your group's argument?

3. Survey another class' use of Fitbit or similar technology. Find out why individuals use this technology. Are the reasons any different to those presented in the article.

4. All the "good move" groups in the class, join together to collaborate on arguments for a debate.

Similarly, all the "a step too far" groups do the same thing.

5. As a class, debate the big question:

"The rise of the Fitbit kids: a good move or a step too far?"

6. Reflection

Reflection. Do you use a Fitbit or similar technology? Is it a good move for you? Why? Why not?

7. Read the following articles in The Conversation. Do these add to or diminish toReading your ideas?

The Conversation 23 December 2016.

The Conversation
The Conversation 20 December 2017

The Conversation
The Conversation 4 October 2018

The Conversation

 

Websites, Games & Apps

BBC Online: Health

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Do you know how your body works? Did you know that your liver weighs over 1.5kg? Do you know what's the biggest organ in your body? To find out more, check out this site. It's full of facts and fun for the whole family.

KidsHealth.org

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If you're looking for a place full of information about health and your body - this is the place to go. There's information on everything from bad breath to aches and pains. It's great for you, your parents and anyone else who might be interested. Well worth a look.

Human Body Facts! (Free Mobile App)
Human Body Facts!

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Developer: SusaSoftX
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Nutrition and Fitness

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Personal and social capabilityAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

Nutrition and Fitness WebQuest

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