Two fun sports in the Winter Olympics are the Alpine Skiers and the Bobsleigh.
Students will get "into" the games even more with some analysis of the data and stats of TEAM USA. Read the athlete data to discover who has a birthday closest to the Olympics, and who is the oldest & who is the youngest of these teams.
Graphing their heights will give an overall picture of their median, mode and ranges. In addition practicing graphing a histogram will highlight these markers.
Some fun facts and trivia are also included to help students identify and make the experience more personal!
Do you know how much an average bobsled weights? There are minimum sled weights and the weight of the team members will all factor into the race.
It is incredible how much .01 of a second can mean and the difference between gold and silver in the Olympics is often just that teeny tiny.
Take a trip around the USA and find out where our athletes from these teams call home. Evaluate this data and compere to topographical maps of the USA and discover what those locations have in common. Yes, we do use math all around us!
This quick workbook will help your students practice and have fun doing so!
Go TEAM USA.
Answers are included.