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Lesson Plan 12: Lactic acid and power

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Lactic acid and power (Page 63 of the Teacher's Pack)

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Suitable for: 11-16 years

Curriculum and learning links:

  • Respiration, work done, power

Learning objectives:

  • Explain why lactic acid is produced
  • Calculate the work done by, and power of, students running up stairs

Clip 33: Sport science - Liz and Dallas look into the science behind running - including respiration and lactic acid build up.

Clip 34: Horsepower - What is horsepower and how much does a horse have?

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