# Selected skills

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if you know Swedish, see the lecture by Anders Hansen and present 4 argument for how more physical activity could help you:

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Watch the link below and practice together with a friend:
in Swedish:

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WHAT IS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY?

Physical activity refers to all movement that is done to improve your health. Both moderate- and vigorous-intensity physical activity can improve one's health. Popular ways to be active are for example walking, cycling and doing sports.

KEY FACTS ON HOW PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IMPROVES YOUR HEALTH:

• Prevents and manages many diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes
• Reduces symptoms of depression and anxiety
• Enhances thinking, learning and judgement skills
• Improves overall well-being
• Helps you control your weight

• Physical activity releases chemicals like endorphins and serotonin that improve your overall mood
• Physical activity reduces stress, depression and anxiety and it can also help you recover from mental health issues

10 BENEFITS OF EXERCISE ON THE BRAIN AND BODY

Thanks to Practical Wisdom – Interesting Ideas

So what did you learn about physical activity?

Name the five most important benefits of physical activity in your opinion

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Calculating average speed and distance travelled

Mathematical equations can be used to solve many everyday life situations. Calculating the average speed of an object is one of them. However, perhaps a much more useful skill is the ability to tell someone who is waiting for you to finish your journey, at what time you will arrive.

Let’s learn the theory:

Here’s a great website with example problems and instructional videos

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Pythagorean Theorem

Some of the practical applications of the Pythagorean theorem include marine navigation, building almost anything (houses, bridges etc.) and figuring out which TV-size to choose (sizes are given as diagonals, so you don’t know the hight and width).

Let’s learn the theory:

Exercises

Here are some excellent online exercises of the Pythagorean theorem:

https://www.shmoop.com/squares-square-roots/pythagorean-theorem-exercises.html

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## Thunderclouds

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The 7 Continents of Earth.
Access the lesson here.
What is a Continent?
A continent is one of the seven large landmasses on the Earth's surface, surrounded, or mainly surrounded, by sea and usually consisting of various countries.
List of the 7 Continents:
Africa,
North America
South America,
Asia,
Europe,
Antarctica
Australia (together with Oceania).
Challenge yourself:
See how much you remember about the seven continents on Seterra