Rosehill Intermediate School Aquatics Education Programme 2007
What we have learned at R.I.S. Click picture to watch video
Rosehill Intermediate School INTRODUCING THE COURSE <ul><li>We wanted the students to: </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to identify aquatic environments in our area. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify possible dangers in these environments. </li></ul><ul><li>Realise the importance of aquatics education in everyday situations. </li></ul>
Rosehill Intermediate School Lesson 1: Describe the need and importance of aquatics education These are students in room 2 working on filling out their R.A.M.S. It is very important to know the possible risks and how to deal with them. We all learned a lot by filling out the RAMS.
Rosehill Intermediate School Lesson 2: Describe my experiences and feelings about participation in, on or around water. THE CONTINUM EXERCISE <ul><li>Here are some examples of the questions: </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like to swim at school? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like to wear a t-shirt and shorts when you swim? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like deep water? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you swim between the flags? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you like to participate in water activities with your family? </li></ul>
Continuum Exercise – I always swim between the flags? Click picture to watch video
Rosehill Intermediate School Lesson 3: 1. Understand the principles of flotation. 2 . Examine the effectiveness of different equipment and body position for flotation. (double click please)
Lesson 4: The appropriate and in appropriate use of equipment in aquatic environment. For this exercise, every student was given a picture and they had to find the people that were using the equipment appropriately or inappropriately.
Lesson 5: Use life jackets appropriately in a variety of situations and understand and practice HELP and HUDDLE positions. These are some students practicing the HELP exercise. HELP stands for Heat Escaping Lessening Position. This is the group HUDDLE. The group HUDDLE was a lot easier than the individual one.
How to fit a lifejacket correctly. (3 important keys to PFD’s) <ul><li>PFD must be correct size </li></ul><ul><li>Fastened correctly </li></ul><ul><li>Understand how to operate it. </li></ul>Incorrect sized life-jacket video. Correct sized life-jacket video.
Hypothermia – Ice Bucket Activity Richard speaking