Transdisciplinary theme: How we organize ourselves
An inquiry into the interconnectedness of man-made systems and communities; the structure and function of organizations; societal decision-making; economic activities and their impact on humankind and the environment.
Central idea: Our interactions impact the well-being of ourselves and our interactions impact the well-being of ourselves and others
How best might we learn?
Providing activities and appropriate equipment to development basic motor skills and the body’s capacity for movement through loco motor and manipulative skills and/or experiences; the techniques, rules and purpose of a range of athletic activities (for example, track and field, swimming, skating, skiing); recognizing a high level of achievement and how to improve a performance.
Recognizing that movements can be linked together and refined to create a sequence of aesthetic movements. Movements can be in response to stimuli or performance elements and/or criteria and can communicate feelings, emotions and ideas (for example, gymnastics, dance, and martial arts).
Recognizing the challenges presented by games; the importance of manipulating space; the categorizing of games; identifying and developing appropriate skills and strategies; recognizing the importance of rules and how they define the nature of a game; modifying existing games and creating new games; teamwork.
Recognizing and appreciating the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle; the body’s response to exercise, including the interaction of body systems and the development of physical fitness.
Triathlon For Kids
Triathlons help children develop physical skills, exercise, make friends, have fun, learn to compete fairly, and improve self-esteem. Participating in triathlons also provide physical, mental and emotional benefits that can support children through improved cognitive function for better learning, improved physical literacy, and the ability to lead healthy lives with a sense of social well-being.