Students will answer math questions in a fun, creative way! They will race through 5 math questions and events complete with a Detour and Roadblock. Once they have experienced this exciting race, they will be able to create their own unique race. Not only will they be completing their own questions, they will competing in the other group's races. This means they will answer a lot of questions!
The objectives of this project are to:
(1) help students better understand mathematical concepts and formulas by applying them in a fun and dramatic setting
(2) integrate math with competition and kinesthetics, providing students with the opportunity to utilize both their cognitive and creative abilities
(3) provide a motivational strategy that will encourage an appreciation for mathematics
This product contains an already made race that includes 5 questions and 5 events. The questions pertain to:
feature the following obstacles
A detailed list of supplies is included.
A file with flags is also included, so the race course can be easily marked.
The product also contains a student information sheet and rubric, so students will be able to create unique races.