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Olympic Math Events for Your Classroom

Here are a couple of Olympic Math Events to try in your classroom. Try introducing this concept to students working to understand that each circle is 360°.Two-time Gold Medal Olympian Shaun White landed the best halfpipe run of his career … Continue reading

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Olympic Math, Medal Count Updated

Ask your elementary students to add up the medals for each country.  Medal counts are correct as of close of Olympic games Thursday, Feb. 20.

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Olympic Math, Adding up the Medals

Which country will earn the most medals at the Sochi Winter Olympics?  It is shaping up to be a tight race.  Ask elementary students to add up the medals and see who is in the lead.  We will provide regular updates. … Continue reading

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Olympic Math, Algebra Gold

In the Women’s Downhill event Dominique Gisen of Switzerland and Tina Maze of Slovenia tied for first place. For the first time in Olympic history two Gold Medals were given out.  Each of the two skiers completed the 1.69 mile race in 1:41.57, … Continue reading

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Olympic Math, Luge Time

Yesterday, Erin Hamlin became the first American to win an Olympic medal in Luge.  Erin and her fellow competitors made four runs each down the track on a tiny sled often achieving speeds of 85 MPH. Her Bronze Medal winning time … Continue reading

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Olympic Math, 540s and 1080s

Ready for an Olympic Math Event in your classroom?  Try introducing this concept to students working to understand that each circle is 360°.  Gold Medal Snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg made three jumps as a part of his winning run in the … Continue reading

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